War Diary of the 18th Battalion: January 1918

Confidential War Diary of 18th CANADIAN BATTALION- 2nd CANADIAN DIVISION From 1st January to 31st of January, 1918 Volume 29 With appendices 1 - 5 Place Date Hour Summary of Events and Information Febvin-Palfart 1 9 am to 10:30 Company parades and inspections. Physical Training until 10:30 when battalion was dismissed for the day. Being … Continue reading War Diary of the 18th Battalion: January 1918

…and no battalion has a more glorious record than our good old 18th.

On April 10, 1919 two news stories about the 18th Battalion were published on page three in the Border Cities Star. One story was about the past, told of a traitor in the 18th who “surrendered” to the Germans in July 1918 while the Battalion was stationed in the Telegraph Hill area in the Arras … Continue reading …and no battalion has a more glorious record than our good old 18th.

War Diary of the 18th Battalion: December 1915

Confidential War Diary Of 18th Canadian Battalion 2nd Division From 1st December to 31st December 1915 Volume 4 Place Date Hour Summary of Events and Information   1 4:30 PM Battn. Relieved 19th Battn a VIERSTRAAT- “B” . “D” Coys in trenches and “C” . “A” Coys in battalion reserve – 6 other ranks struck … Continue reading War Diary of the 18th Battalion: December 1915

War Diary of the 18th Battalion: June 1915

 Confidential War Diary Of 18th Canadian Infantry Battalion From June 1st 1915 To June 30th 1915. Place Date Hour Summary of Events and Information West Sandling Camp 1     SERGT. INSTRUCTOR ECCLES attached as Instructor of Gymnasia. 2 CAPT. ROBINSON and LIEUT. D. St.J WIGLE detailed to attend Course at Staff College  CAMBERLEY.   Routine in Camp, First Post, … Continue reading War Diary of the 18th Battalion: June 1915