Notice addressed to 46th North Midland Division of the British Expeditionary Force
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|Subject||Rawlinson, General Sir H. S.|
|Title||Notice addressed to 46th North Midland Division of the British Expeditionary Force|
|Notes||A printed notice addressed to the 46th North Midland Division of the British Expeditionary Force, quoting a letter sent to the Divisional Commander by General Sir H. S. Rawlinson, Bart., G.C.V.O., K.C.B., K.C.M.G., commanding the Fourth Army. The letter expressed regret that the 46th Division would not be accompanying the Fourth Army to the Frontier, and praised its performance in recent operations, including forcing the main Hindenburg line on the Canal, and the capture of the Bellenglise ranks, and operations about Bohain, together with the advance beyond the Sambre Canal.|
Part of a collection relating to John Manchester, deposited by his daughter-in-law, who describes him as a very modest man. Manchester (Service Number 240698) served with the 1/5th Battalion of the Lincolnshire Regiment as a corporal and later a sergeant, and was awarded the DCM.
|Item Date||23rd November 1918|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Meriel Patrick (Ferrens Art Gallery, Hull submissions day 31st May 2008)|
|Contributed on the behalf of||Mrs B. J. Manchester|