War Diaries – 21st Bn. CEF

21st Bn, CEF-Tuesday, September 24, 1918

Enemy shelling of the area about the Battalion Headquarters was very heavy from 4.40a.m. to 5.10a.m. Resulting in the following casualties from a shell burst at the entrance of the dugout occupied by Battalion Headquarters Wounded: 4 Other Ranks. The remainder of September 24th passed quietly. Captain P.K. Ludlow reported for duty from leave of absence on September 24th, 1918 and Lieutenant J.R. Smith, M.C. proceeded to England on leave of absence. Captain J.G. Wiggins proceeded to Base Depot, Canadian Forestry Corps, for duty, on this date.

Image: Shell bursting near Canadian Officers during the Canadian advance. Advance East of Arras. September, 1918, Courtesy of Library and Archives Canada.

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