The Final 100 Days - August 16, 1918

93 Days until Armistice

As Allied High Command continued preparations for a new offensive, the British Expeditionary Force and its contingent corps remaining German forces. The recently recaptured town of Damery served as an operations hub for assaults on the villages of La Chavatte & Fresnoy. General Arthur Currie ordered elements of the 1st Canadian Division to occupy Fransart – a small town located just north of La Chavatte. The 13th “Royal Highlanders” Battalion made 3 separate attempts to capture La Chavatte, but 8 continuous days of fighting had taken their toll on the Corps. Probing assaults on Fresnoy were repelled as well.

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