War Diaries – 21st Bn. CEF

21st Bn, CEF-Wednesday, November 6, 1918

The weather was still unsettled and rain fell at intervals all day. The 21st Canadian Battalion moved to St. Sailve in accordance with Operation Order 251, leaving Petit Foret at 1000 hours and arriving at destination at 1500 hours. The Battalion was billeted in a large billet in the town together with the remainder of the 4th Brigade unit. At 1900 hours a warning order was received from the 4th Brigade on the following day. Lieut-Col. H.E. Pense D.S.O.,M.C. attended a conference at Brigade Headquarters at 2200 hours when the move forward on the following day was disposed.

Image: Chalets left behind by the enemy during the Canadian advance on the Cambrai front. November, 1918, Courtesy of Library and Archives Canada.

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