Tuesday, 2 September 2014

The 1st Bedfords Retire to Vinantes

Wednesday 2nd September 1914: Today the 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment marched from Nanteuil to the vicinity of Vinantes, a march of nineteen miles. They arrived about 6 pm and are billeted in an empty farmhouse, previously owned by a Monsieur Paul Bourgeois. We understand they are "quite comfortable".

Sources: X550/2/5; X550/2/7.

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