Extract from ‘Notes For A Parish History’ (ERO T/P 188/3) written by Revd. E. H. L Reeve of Stondon Massey (Essex).
30th September 1918
Great Victories’ have been persistently won by the Allies in France and Flanders during the past week, all along the line from the coast, from Dixmude to Roulers to Lille and Cambrai and thus on to St Quentin and Reims to Verdun and the Mense. British, French and American have all shared in the wonderful progress, and among our own forces honours are shared by the Home and Colonial troops.
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