Follow the preparations for the the Battle of Arras through the words of the actual War Diary written at the time.

November-December 1916
January 1917
February 1917
March 1917
April 1917
Unit War Diary: February 1917
  • continue wiring, timbering, track laying, generators installed
  • new caves discovered
  • cellars linked by tunnels
  • some tunnels now right under enemy front lines
  • several men killed by shellbursts
  • enemy tunnelling heard in a number of places
  • 39 'Maories' leave to join NZ Division