War Diaries – 21st Bn. CEF

21st Bn, CEF-Thursday, September 19, 1918

September 19th was very fine, but, owing to high winds, aircraft was inactive. The Brigade Major called at Battalion Headquarters in the morning. The Enemy Shelled the area occupied by the battalion during the afternoon. Special attention to be given to the ground near Arras-Cambrai Road. Our engineers projected drums of gas into the enemy’s defense during the night. Captain F.D. Raymond, M.C. reported from hospital and resumed his duties as Adjutant. A draft of twenty four other ranks arrived from the 2nd Divisional Wing, C.C.R.C.

Image: Canadian Motor Machine Gun Brigade waiting alongside Arras-Cambrai Road. Advance East of Arras. September, 1918, Courtesy of Library and Archives Canada.


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