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Key dates over October 1918

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Lives lost on this day: 9

28th October 1918 - Honours in the field for 4th Battalion

Rolling casualty count:11321

War Front:

2nd Batt: Batt entrained at Arques for Boque Maison at 9pm. Very heavy rain fell all day.

4th Batt: All Coys bathed at 29th Divisional Baths and were issued with clean under-clothing. The Armourer Sgt inspected all rifles and Lewis guns of W and Z Coys. The Brigade Gas NCO inspected all small box respirators. Capt. C Hacket MC DSM and 2LT SJ Rye MC, received a bar to their MC and Lt CG Sneade an MC, for their exploits of August 8th.

1/7th Batt: Orders came for the Batt to raid Silvegnar at night and men were in position when counter orders were received. An unexpected enemy raid had forced defensive measures and the artillery could not cove the attack. All the raiding party returned safely except for 2LT WT Carter who was hit by a stray bullet and died of his wounds.