2nd Apr 1918: 22nd Bn view Ypres battlefields for last time

The men rested and spent the time cleaning equipment in preparation for the move to the Somme. At 4.40pm motor buses were boarded at Neuve Eglise and the 22nd Battalion moved to billets at Berthen, about nine kilometres from Bailleul. From the big hill outside Berthen (Mont Kemmel, photograph right) a last view for the men of the 22nd was obtainable of Ypres and the Flanders battlefields.

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