War Diaries – 38th Bn. CEF

38th Bn, CEF-Saturday, November 2, 1918

Preparations being made for further attack on Valenciennes at dawn and companies moved forward to Eastern outskirts of City , wWhere a heavy barrage was encountered. Some prisoners and material were taken although the greater part had been evacuated during the previous evening. The Battalion dug in but about 6.00p.m. orders were received that the Battalion would relieve the 102nd Battalion in front of St. Baulve along sunken road. Difficulty was experienced in finding Battalion to be relieved but C and D companies took up the lined orders with B company in support and A company in reserve B.H.Q. at Place St. Gery, Valenciennes. Casualties – other ranks – wounded 13 and missing 1. Weather fine.

War Diaries – 21st Bn. CEF

21st Bn, CEF-Saturday, November 2, 1918

Rainy weather set in on this date. The Battalion carried out a route march in the morning, and in the afternoon the weather cleared up sufficiently to allow sports to be indulged by all. All companies, sections and Details were paid by the 4th Brigade Paymaster on this date. Lieut J.G. Caldwell returned from leave of absence and Lieuts V.R.Ullman, M.C. and G.W.Trolloppe, M.M. proceeded on leave to England.