War Diaries – 21st Bn. CEF

21st Bn, CEF-Wednesday, September 18, 1918

September 18th was very fine and aircraft were very active. On the night of September 18th/19th the battalion side-slipped to the right taking over a portion of the front line from the 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles. Major Bowerbank made an inspection of the line immediately after this move had taken place. On this date H.S. Webb proceeded to England on leave of absence. The following officers who were wounded in the attacks carried out by the battalion on August 26th, 27th, and 28th were posted to Eastern Ontario Regimental Depot, Seaford, England, Captain F. McPhun, Captain N.J McGrimmon, Lieutenants A.W.May, M.C. H.G.Cameron, M.C., F.O. Johnstone and P.G. Hall.

Image: A German plane successful in bringing down observation balloon. Advance East of Arras. September, 1918, Courtesy of Library and Archives Canada.

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