Wednesday 20 June 2018

Going up the Line

Thursday 20th June 1918

The adjutant of the 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment, was speaking to your correspondent a few moments ago. They will shortly be on their way up to the front line west of Albert to relieve the 7th Battalion, the Buffs and a company of 7th Battalion, the Queen's. Captain Leslie Keep has been promoted to the rank of Major as has Captain H C Browning. Both men were "originals" with 7th Battalion, who arrived in France with the battalion nearly three years ago. 

Source: X550/8/1

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