War Diaries – 21st Bn. CEF

21st Bn, CEF-Friday, September 20, 1918

September 20th was inclement, rain falling at intervals during the day. Despite the adverse weather conditions aerial activity was above normal, resulting in two of our planes being driven down. The Battalion was relieved by the 18th Canadian Battalion on the night of September 20th/21st and moved to Brigade Support Area in Buissy Switch Line. Battalion Headquarters and Companies were disposed as shown on the attach sketch. This relief was completed without casualties at 10.15p.m. The undermentioned officers were posted to Eastern Ontario Regimental Depot, Seaford, England. Lieutenants W. Currier, M.C., M.M., G.A. Phillips, and J. Rutherford. Eighty other ranks reported to the battalion as reinforcements and after standing orders had been read and explained to them were allotted to companies.

Image: A ruined village on the Arras front. November, 1917, Courtesy of Library and Archives Canada.

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