War Diaries – 2nd Bn. CEF

2nd Bn. CEF-Thursday, August 15, 1918

53 Reinforcements were taken on strength of Battalion. Enemy fired a number of large caliber shells into Beaufort and vicinity causing a few casualties and several horses killed. Beaufort Wood also came in for shelling. – The enemy firing at intervals with High Explosives causing casualties and a number of horses had to be shot. Firing in forward area appeared Normal. Aircraft very active. Weather: Fair.

Image: A large German gun captured by Canadians. Battle of Amiens. August, 1918, Courtesy of Library and Archives Canada.A large German gun captured by Canadians. Battle of Amiens. August, 1918, Courtesy of Library and Archives Canada.

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