War Diary of the 18th Battalion: May 1916

CONFIDENTIAL WAR DIARY OF 18th Canadian Battalion   2nd Canadian Division From 1st May to 31st May 1916 Volume 9 Place May Hour Summary of Events and Information 1 Battalion in camp. Bath and clothing Parade. CAPT C.P. Laing returned from Hospital. 1 o.r. died. Fatigue party of 350 men out during night. 2 Battalion in... Continue Reading →

Report of Operations: St. Eloi

18th CANADIAN BATTALION REPORT OF OPERATIONS - - NIGHT 0F 9/10 APRIL UNDER 4TH BDE. ORDER Situation before operations: 'B' Company was holding aline as indicated by Lieut. Lawson (since killed), with about 50 men. Map reference ST. ELOI 0.2.D21/2.8 and 'C' Company with 1 Officer, 21 men, was spread along old 'Q' line 14... Continue Reading →

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