Thursday, 12 July 2018

Be Ready to Move at Nine Hours Notice

Friday 12th July 1918

This evening the 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment has left its billets at Contay and is on its way to Ferrieres, a few miles west of Amiens, where they will be undergoing training in new battle tactics. They are expected to arrive about ten o'clock tonight. They are part of General Headquarters Reserve and must be ready to move at nine hours notice if the enemy make some new attack on our lines.

Source: X550/3/wd

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