Entertainment was here provided by the “Mad Mile” a stretch of road that the
enemy had under observation and continually shelled.
were subjected to regular shelling and machine gun fire at first
light, noon and last light.
Capt. D.H. Weir had one hectic evening when an enemy
gave him a going over, levelling his Observation Post to the ground and
killing his Observation Post Assistant Gnr. Wing, O.W.
Artillery duels occurred on the slightest provocation.
Enemy machine gun fire frequently resulted in our mortars opening up,
enemy mortars replying and finally the artillery.
On the 31st January the Regiment came under command 5 Canadian
Armoured Division who took over the sector.
Early in February the Regiment was paid a flying visit by the 8th Army Commander,
General Sir Oliver Leese,