Wednesday, 6 June 2018

One In, One Out

Captain D P Cross [X550/1/81]

Thursday 6th June 1918

The 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment is currently the counter-attack battalion in a sector west of Albert. Yesterday they were joined by Captain W E Aylwin MC. Today another captain left them. Old Bedford School boy Captain Dennis Cross was evacuated to 41st Casualty Clearing Station, sick(1).

Source: X550/3/wd

(1) He would die on 24th August, aged 27; he is buried at Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension

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