1st Battalion War Diary, January to March 1915

  1st Border Regiment War Diary Transcriptions (1915-1918)
The National Archives WO/95/4311 & WO/95/2305   
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Place Date Hour Summary of Events
RUGBY
JAN 18th
Mobilization of 29th Division ordered.
RUGBY
MARCH 12th
Battn paraded (26 officers 810 other ranks) & took part in the Review of the 29th Division by H.M. The King Emperor.
AVONMOUTH
17th
Embarked on S.S. ANDANIA 26 officers (including one M.O. attached) & 887 other ranks. Embarked on S.S. Duke of EDINBURGH one officer & 115 other ranks.
AVONMOUTH
5.30pm
S.S. ANDANIA sailed.
MALTA
24th
8am
Arived in harbour.
26th
8am
Left harbour.
ALEXANDRIA
28th
6pm
Anchored inside harbour.
30th
10.30am
Disembarked from S.S. ANDANIA & proceeded to Divisional Camp at MEX about four miles W of ALEXANDRIA.
[That is all the information available in the war diary for these months]

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  • National Archives Catalogue Reference: WO/95/4311
  • The transcription above is available under the National Archives Open Government Licence for public sector information.