Saturday, 9 June 2018

Reinforcements for 4th Battalion

Sunday 9th June 1918

The 4th Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment was, until a few days ago, in the front line at Aveluy Wood north of Albert. They have now moved back into a rest area and are under canvas at Toutencourt, north-east of Amiens. Today they have been joined by 56 other ranks as well as by Second Lieutenants W W Dainty and F W Bellamy(1).

Source: X550/5/3

(1) Second Lieutenant Frank William Bellamy would die on 8 October 1918, aged 23, and is buried at Noyelles-sur-l'Escaut Communal Cemetery Extension

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