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2/4th Battalion War Diary, October 1916

    2/4th Border Regiment War Diary Transcriptions (1915-1918)
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. This version of the war diary should be seen as a brief summary of events rather than a comprehensive account of the battalion's actions.
Place Date Hour Summary of Events
The 1st (Peshawar) Division mobilised for active service against the Mohmands.
Headquarters, ” A” and “C” Companies left Gharial for Peshawar. Arrived 7th October, 1916.
Lieut. J. Glasson proceeded to Shab Kadr on duty as Officer Commanding Advanced Base Depot. Returned 30th November.
Arroyo dos Molinos Day commemorated. Battalion shoot, sports, football match, and concert held.

References / notes

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