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War Diary, 1/18th London Regiment – November 1917

1st November – In Line.
Left Section quiet.
Casualties 1 OR, Accidentally Killed.


2nd November – In Line.


3rd November – In Line.
Gas discharged on Oppy.


4th November – In Line.
Raid carried out by Bttn of Right Brigade. Very satisfactory. At 1610, a German gave himself up – 358th Regiment.


5th to 7th November.
In Line.


8th November – In Line.
Relieved by 1/19th and moved into Support Position – Red Line. Raid by 31st Bde on Left.


9th to 11th November – In Support.
Supplying Working Parties.


12th November – Maroeuil.
Relieved by 6th Bttn and moved into Corps Reserve in Maroeuil Area.


13th November – Maroeuil.
In Corps Reserve – cleaning up. Battn in Emergency at 2 hours by day and ½ hour by night until 21/11/17 at 3pm.


14th/15th November – Maroeuil.
Training.


16th November – Maroeuil.
Bgde Genl Inspection.


17th/18th November – Maroeuil.
In Corps Reserve – Training.


19th November – Maroeuil.
MM presented by Lt Col Parry to Rfm McMillan.
Route March.


20th November – Maroeuil.
In Corps Reserve. Bathing.


21st November – “Y” Sector.
Bn into “Y” Sector L.2.C. Central.
Warned to be prepared to move to 3rd Army at short notice.


22nd November.
At “Y” Sector.


23rd November – Fosseux.
Proceeded by March Route to Fosseux.


24th November – Achiet le Petit.
March route to Achiet le Petit.


25th November – Rocquigny.
March route and Buses to Rocquigny.


26th November – Rocqugny.
At Rocquigny.


27th November – Hindenburg Support.
Proceeded by March route and Buses to Hindenburg Support.
Transport remained at Lebucherie.


28th November – Hindenburg Support.
Moved into Bourlon Wood – Heavy Shelling & Casualties.


29th/30th November – Bourlon Wood.
Bourlon Wood. Heavy Shelling and Casualties.