Tuesday 13 February 2018

Inspection by the Field Marshal

Sir Douglas Haig

Wednesday 13th February 1918

Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig, commander-in-chief of the British Expeditionary Force has today inspected 30th Division near Moyencourt. The 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment was part of the parade. Meanwhile the 4th Battalion have moved into the line near Ribecourt on the old Cambrai battlefield, relieving 6th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment of 19th (Western) Division in the counter-attack area.

Sources: X550/3/wd; X550/5/3

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