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    How NOT to use blogs

    By keithmroberts

    This area is not for queries but for ongoing blogs. if you want to ask for help, please go to the appropriate sub-forum in the main part of the GWF. You have been asked to make your first post in a specified location. Once you have done that, your query can be raised in the various sections of the forum. If you previously posted a request for help or information in this area, it is likely to be deleted at some point in the next few weeks or months. So if you have a reply, please make a note o
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Wednesday, 9th October 1918 - Canada's Hundred Days - 63

Library and Archives Canada   61st Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   60th Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   Lieutenant Abner Gladstone Virtue - 61st Fld Bty   Lt Col Coulson Norman Mitchell   There are well over 100 photos today captured on 9th October 1918. Please try to view them on my Facebook page. I will be posing three separate links today... 1. https://www.facebook.com/edward.walshe.566/posts/36

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Tuesday, 8th October 1918 - Canada's Hundred Days - 62

Library and Archives Canada   61st Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   55th Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   Lieutenant Abner Gladstone Virtue - 61st Fld Bty   © IWM (Q 12121) Sopwith Camel biplane of No. 203 Squadron after a forced landing at Noyelles-sur-Escaut, 8 October 1918.   © IWM (Q 72920) Lieutenant Colonel B. C. Goss of the American Chemical War Service starting a smoke screen near Beaucamp, 8 October 1918.

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Monday, 7th October 1918 - Canada's Hundred Days - 61

Library and Archives Canada   61st Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   Lieutenant Abner Gladstone Virtue - 61st Fld Bty   John Stanislaus McTague - 55th Fld Bty   © IWM (BOX 192-776-53B-28Q-1918) 28 Q 28 Wervick   © IWM (Q 78777) A British soldier bricklaying a hole in the road at the entrance to ruined Merville, 7 October 1918.   © IWM (Q 78779) The canal in ruined Merville, 7 October 1918.   © IWM (Q 78780)

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Saturday, 5th October 1918 - Canada's Hundred Days - 59

Library and Archives Canada   61st Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   Lieutenant Abner Gladstone Virtue - 61st Fld Bty   Gunner Bertram Cox   E3764 A curious ruin in Le Catelet Tasmanian Archives and Heritage Office: W.L. Crowther Library Born in Hobart in 1887 William Edward Lodewyck Hamilton Crowther was a proud fourth-generation Tasmanian. Like his great grandfather, grandfather and father he was a medical practitioner. During World W

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Friday, 4th October 1918 - Canada's Hundred Days - 58

Library and Archives Canada   61st Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   Lieutenant Abner Gladstone Virtue - 61st Fld Bty   The text of the German peace note to Wilson Official war despatches according to reports of the Wolff Telegr. Bureau    Volume 8  National Publishing House, Berlin (1918)   E3832 Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office Commons   Eine amerikanische MG-Stellung nahe Exermont Aufnahme vom 4. Oktober 1918  

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Thursday, 3rd October 1918 - Canada's Hundred Days - 57

Library and Archives Canada   61st Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   Lieutenant Abner Gladstone Virtue - 61st Fld Bty   Gunner Jack Stanislaus McTague   Gunner Bertram Cox   © IWM (E(AUS) 4945) Killed during the final battles on the Western Front, the bodies of Australian troops, each with its simple wooden cross, are gathered for burial at a cemetery being constructed at Guillemont Farm, 3 October 1918   © IWM (BOX 192-7

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Wednesday, 2nd October 1918 - Canada's Hundred Days - 56

Library and Archives Canada   61st Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   Lieutenant Abner Gladstone Virtue - 61st Fld Bty   © IWM (Q 9353) Battle of the St Quentin Canal (Saint-Quentin). Prisoners in a Clearing Depot, Abbeville, 2nd October 1918.   © IWM (Q 9354) A prisoner taken in the Battle of St Quentin Canal (Saint-Quentin) at a Clearing Depot, Abbeville, 2nd October 1918.   © IWM (Q 9355) A prisoner taken in the Battle of St Q

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Tuesday, 1st October 1918 - Canada's Hundred Days - 55

Library and Archives Canada   61st Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   60th Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   Lieutenant Abner Gladstone Virtue - 61st Fld Bty   Sgt. W. Merrifield By Rkonigs - I took this picture.  Previously published: Facebook, CC BY-SA 3.0 https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=45056003   © IWM (BOX 294-259-42HAB-36N-1918) 36N 10ab 15c 16a Rue de la Cardonniere Fromelles   © IWM

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Monday, 30th September 1918 - Canada's Hundred Days - 54

Library and Archives Canada   5th Canadian Divisional Artillery   14th Brigade Canadian Divisional Artillery   61st Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   Lieutenant Abner Gladstone Virtue - 61st Fld Bty   55th Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   60th Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   MIKAN 3194339 A Canadian enjoying blackberries which he had just gathered in Bourlon Wood. Advance East of Arras

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Sunday, 29th September 1918 - Canada's Hundred Days - 53

Library and Archives Canada   5th Canadian Divisional Artillery 14th Brigade Canadian Divisional Artillery   61st Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   Lieutenant Abner Gladstone Virtue - 61st Fld Bty   55th Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   60th Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   John MacGregor   Citation   Medals   MIKAN 3218870 a004598-v8 Capt. John MacGregor, V.C.,

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Saturday, 28th September 1918 - Canada's Hundred Days - 52

Library and Archives Canada   5th Canadian Divisional Artillery 14th Brigade Canadian Divisional Artillery   61st Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   Lieutenant Abner Gladstone Virtue - 61st Fld Bty   55th Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   Lt Milton Fowler Gregg Brigadier Milton Fowler Gregg, VC, PC, OC, CBE, MC, , ED, CD (10 April 1892 – 13 March 1978) 57800377 Lieutenant William Eberts Brown - Kil

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Friday, 27th September 1918 - Canada's Hundred Days - 51

Library and Archives Canada   Chapel Corner April 2018 - Note the damage still visible today. 5th Canadian Divisional Artillery LAC War Diary currently unavailable...unreal! Worrisome as I was able to snag the 14th Bde diary below today. 14th Brigade Canadian Divisional Artillery   61st Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   Lieutenant Abner Gladstone Virtue - 61st Fld Bty   55th Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery

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Thursday, 26th September 1918 - Canada's Hundred Days - 50

Library and Archives Canada   5th Canadian Divisional Artillery   14th Brigade Canadian Divisional Artillery   61st Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   Lieutenant Abner Gladstone Virtue - 61st Fld Bty   55th Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   60th Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   J00932 Transport of the Australian Mounted Division entering the town of Tiberias near the Sea of Galilee a

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Wednesday, 25th September 1918 - Canada's Hundred Days - 49

Library and Archives Canada   5th Canadian Divisional Artillery   14th Brigade Canadian Divisional Artillery   61st Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   Lieutenant Abner Gladstone Virtue - 61st Fld Bty   © IWM (Q 9972) The observer and pilot in a Handley Page bomber: the former in the nose, equipped with a Lewis gun on a Scarff ring and the latter in his cockpit just in rear of front observer, it is fitted with two sets of cont

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Tuesday, 24th September 1918 - Canada's Hundred Days - 48

Library and Archives Canada   5th Canadian Divisional Artillery   14th Brigade Canadian Divisional Artillery   61st Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   60th Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   Lieutenant Abner Gladstone Virtue - 61st Fld Bty     Chancellor of the German Reich, Count Hertling Berlin, 24th September.  At today's meeting of the main committee of the Reichstag, the Chancellor of the Germa

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Monday, 23rd September 1918 - Canada's Hundred Days - 47

Library and Archives Canada   5th Canadian Divisional Artillery   14th Brigade Canadian Divisional Artillery   61st Field Battery Canadian Divisional Artillery   Lieutenant Abner Gladstone Virtue - 61st Fld Bty   Lieutenant Paul Bäumer his 30th victory in the air today, 23rd September 1918. Paul Bäumer was also a fictional character in All Quiet on the Western Front. Bäumer survived the war, but died in an air crash over Copenhagen in 1927, a

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