2/4th Battalion War Diary, November 1916

  2/4th Border Regiment War Diary Transcriptions (1914-1919)
The National Archives WO/95/????   
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Transcribed from the War Diary of the 2/4th Border Regiment (1914-1919) and not the original war diary. This book was published by Carlisle book company Chas. Thurnam and Sons in 1920.
Entries from this source have been heavily abridged from their original form and as a result, this version of the war diary should be seen as a summary of events rather than a comprehensive account of the battalion's actions. Please note some months contain only one or two or entries.
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Place Date Hour Summary of Events
1st
Inspection by G.O.C. 1st (Peshawar) Division (Major-General Sir F. Campbell, K.C.B., D.S.O.).
12th
Captain V. S. Jones proceeded to Shab Kadr as Officiating Staff Captain to the 1st (Peshawar) Infantry Brigade. Returned 4th December.
15th
Captain P. S. Hamilton, 4 officers, and 150 other ranks proceeded to Adozai, acted as reserve in the engagement against the Mohmands at Hafiz Kor on the same day, and afterwards as escort to the 16th Artillery Brigade. One officer and 70 other ranks of “C” Company took over the duties of the Peshawar Fort Detachment.
19th
Two officers and 38 other ranks returned from Adozai.
21st
Captain P. S. Hamilton, 2 officers, and 110 other ranks returned from Adozai.
30th
The Battalion moved from the Roberts Barracks into camp near Taikal Cemetery. Eight officers arrived from England for attachment to the Battalion.

References / notes[edit]

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