Corps. H.Q. moved to Mareilles.
… and so the diary ends on Armistice day 1918. No mention of the end of war is made.
By now the Major James Brierley survived until the 1960’s. This document a legacy of a period of our history that seems terrible to our 21st century lives, and yet it was not war to end all wars….
Office moved to Le Cuteau where we joined Corps H.Q. who moved up yesterday.
Office moved to Klincourt and joined Corps H.Q. there.
Office moved to offices vacated by Corps.
Cambrai taken – went with Col. Stallard round area – met Major Nichols near Bibcourt.
Corps. H.Q. moved forward to Rhoussoy leaving a few officers only at Achecourt – My clerks from Ferfay have not yet joined me.
At 10. Lieut Lawrence and clerks arrived from Ferfay.
Major Tudsbury [Tudsberry] went with clerks to rejoin the III Corps leaving me to carry on with a temporary clerk.
With Major Tudsberry went to IV Army H.Q. to see Col. Stallard.