Routine Orders of this date stated that decorations had been awarded as follows: – Bar to the Military Medal/ 59685 Sgt.W.H.Murney (now deceased) 725005 Sgt. S. Cooper, M.M. 636685 Corpl. T. Baird, M.M. Military Medal:- 58174 Cpl.W.Griffiths, 193366 Pte. Haderram, 59200 Sgt.H.G.W.Worden, 80046 Sgt. J.H. West, 454457 Cpl. J.J.Higgins, 470195 Sgt. W. Dumrose, 800335 Pte. O.F. Dalton, 239531 Pte. H.H. Smith, 14806 L.Cpl. L.E. Jones, 855107 Pte. F.W.Porter, 51885 Cpl. A. Rollings, 193079 Pte. K.V.Fox, 1063314 Pte. A.H.Baldwin, 47010 Pte. T. McGarry, 50732 Pte. F. McGraham, 606272 Pte. W.H. Gray, 07273 Pte. W.W.Dafoe, 193053 Pte. E. Clarin, 200052 Sgt. G.T.Tillbrroke, 633222 L/Cpl. W. Campbell, 1007212 Cpl. K.MacGullivan, 434072 Cpl. W.J.Charles, 636093 Pte. A. McKay, 724281 Pte. H. McInnis, 455091 Pte. J. W. Bartlett, 639773 Pte. H.B.LaPlante, 675170 Pte.F.Blochner, 1070267 Pte.G.H.Thorpe, 475277 Pte. L. Croyy, 831750 Pte. W.J. Smith. These decorations were awarded those other ranks in respect of acts of gallantry by them in the attack carried out on the enemy’s position East of Marcelcave on August 8th, 1918. The recipients were congratulated by the Commanding Officer and their many friends throughout the Battalion. In the afternoon the battalion moved forward and took up positions in the Beaucourt West line with Battalion Headquarters.
Unusual aerial and artillery activity prevailed during August 6th. Lieutenant Young, No. 8 Squadron, Royal Air Force was forced to land near us. He sustained minor injuries and was directed to 4th Canadian Infantry Brigade Headquarters. From which he returned to his squadron. On the morning of August 6th, a conference of Brigade Unit Commanders was held at Brigade Headquarters. Boise L’Abbe at which detailed instructions were verbally promulgated regarding the forthcoming attack on the enemy positions; also instructions were issued, at this time, to Battalion Commanders that as many reconnoitering parties as possible were to be sent out with a view to taking assembly positions. On return from Brigade Conference, the Commanding Officer immediately held a meeting of all Company and Section Commanders. During this time Operation Order No. 199 had been issued for the attack.
On October 31st the Battalion was honoured by a visitation (unofficially) From H.R.H. The Prince of Wales. Captain F.D. Raymond, M.C. who was in charge of the training, was presented to His Royal Highness by Lieut.-Colonel Millen, D.S.O. He in turn presented Captain D.J. More, M.C., Liieut. G.D. Woodstock and Lieut. D.K. MacDonnel. His Royal Highness talked with Captain Raymond for fifteen minutes and seemed greatly interested in the training and the welfare of the Battalion. The Battalion pays a high tribute to the valour and consistent service with the Battalion of the following non-commissioned Officers and Men who have laid down their lives in the discharge of their duty during the present month. [Follow the link for the full entry]
August 17th passed quietly and Bathing Parades for the Companies and Sections were carried out. In the evening the Battalion move to Guillaucourt, and Battalion Headquarters were established with companies distributed in the wood. On the night of August 17th the 4th Canadian Division relived the 2nd Canadian Division in the Battle Front. At 11.35p.m. the relief of the Battalion by the 44th Canadian Battalion was completed and the Battalion proceeded to the Area, North East of Caix, which they had occupied on the night of August 10th/11th. and relieved the 29th Canadian Battalion.