War Diaries – 21st Bn. CEF

21st Bn, CEF-Thursday, October 17, 1918

The weather continued fine and conditions were normal. The Commanding Officer visited the 19th Canadian Battalion to arrange for a relief. Bathing was carried out by “B” and “D” companies at the baths at Eswars. On this date Liet. D.McGoudy was slightly wounded by shell-fire. Lieut-Colonel H.E.Pense, D.S.O.,M.C. proceeded on leave to England from this date. During his absence Major G.S.S. Bowerbank M.C. assumed command of the 21st Canadian Battalion.

Image: Canadian wounded enjoying a cup of tea at Advanced Dressing Station. Advance East of Arras. October, 1918, Courtesy of Library and Archives Canada.

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