Saturday, 7 July 2018

Temporary Promotion

Lieutenant Colonel Percival

Sunday 7th July 1918

Part of 2nd Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment have been engaged in working parties today. A draft of 87 other ranks also arrived from base. Meanwhile the commanding officer, Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Percival DSO MC has moved to be temporary commander of 54th Infantry Brigade, Major Leslie Keep taking over as CO of the Bedfords.

Sources: X550/3/wd

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