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Date: March 16th 1917

March 16 - Battalion ordered from Witley Camp to Purfleet camp, Essex Co., eighteen miles east of London on the Thames River. Entrained at Milford Station at noon and detrained at Purfleet at 4:30 p.m. We passed through London. Purfleet was an Imperial camp in peace times but was taken over by the Canadian Army in 1916. We billeted in huts again.