10th May 1917: AIF 5th Div. takes over command of Bullecourt

Major-General Hobbs of the AIF 5th Division took over command of the Australian position in front of Bullecourt from the 2nd Division which had charge of this sector since 14th April. That day and as a consequence of the decision that the British effort would next fall in Flanders, orders were issued to the Australian Artillery supporting I Anzac Corps to prepare for the move north.

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