13th October – CAESTRE

Battalion moved at 9 a.m. A & C formed Van Guard under Major Poole with Division Cyclist Coy [Company] & Cavalry in front. On reaching FLETRE at 10 a.m. Germans reported to be holding high ground of ridge in front of METEREN. “A” & “B” Coys were deployed “A” on left & B on right & if possible to cross road, “D” Coy under Major Christie was sent up behind “C” Coy in Support. Continue reading