War Diaries – 2nd Bn. CEF

2nd Bn. CEF- Saturday, August 3, 1918

Training by Companies was carried out as usual in the morning. At 2.00p.m. advance party proceeded to Cagny area to arrange for the billeting of the Battalion. At 5.00p.m. the Battalion received warning order to proceed any time after 7.00pm to the Cagney Area. As this move was to be made in Battle Order, all men’s packs and surplus baggage were stored at Seux and Fluy. At 11.00pm the Battalion Moved off, and after marching 12 miles, arrived at 5.45 a.m.

Image: Brig.-General Odlum examining automatic rifle. Battle of Amiens. August, 1918, Courtesy of Library and Archives Canada.

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