March 1st to 29th
Battn at Cadre strength. No training carried out.
4 Officers from 8th Bn YORK & LANCASTER REGT. attached to this Battalion.
Dispersal Parties left TAVERNELLE on dates stated.
4th 6 OR's
8th 3 Officers
10th 3 Officers & 4 OR's
One officer proceeded to GHQ School 20/3/19 as Instructor in Motor Mechanics.
Two officers proceeded to 8th Bn YORK & LANCASTER REGT. 26/3/19
Lt Col S.D. RUMBOLD C.M.G. D.S.O. M.C. proceeded to 8th BN YORK & LANCASTER REGT. & Capt. L. TESTER took over command.
On 20th inst. all Mobilization Equipment was handed in at TAVERNELLE.
On 29th inst. the CADRE left TAVERNELLE for ENGLAND.
That is the last entry in the war diary for the 9th Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment. It appears that everyone has gone home. BL