War Diaries – 38th Bn. CEF

38th Bn. CEF- Friday, August 2, 1918

Lines moved from Waverly Camp in the Garrison to Cliff Camp – Battalion marched out at 1pm by Cross Roads to Douai Road Arras-St Pot, whence the men proceeded by trucks to Savvy, arriving about 3.30pm – Entrained at 7.30pm with great excitement as destination was unknown. Secret orders controlling the move. Jury was – are we going North or South? Are we to attack on merely defend?

Image: 3rd Canadian Divisional Headquarters during the advance. Battle of Amiens. August, 1918, Courtesy of Library and Archives Canada.

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