Item 02: Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January 1915-31 December 1915 - Page 111
Apr. 3 Sat
Great bustle & activity – The remaining two Brigades of the 1st Division are to leave Mena for unknown destination about 12 or 13000 men – First Troops to march out were 500 of the 4th Infantry who left about 4 p.m. to-day –
Troops marching out all through the night.
Record day in Hospital. 115 patients admitted & 205 discharged leaving us with 429.
No word concerning move of No. 2. G.H. has been received yet.
Said good-bye to S.M. Doyle (2nd Inf.) & S.M. Carpenter (2nd F. Amb.)