2nd Battalion War Diary, December 1915
| 2nd Border Regiment War Diary Transcriptions (1915-1918)|
The National Archives WO/95/1655 & WO/95/1656
|Place||Date||Hour||Summary of Events|
|The Battalion was relieved in the trenches by 1st Middlesex Regt and proceeded to billets at LE HAMEL.|
|The Battalion marched at 10-5am to billets at GONNEHAM arriving about 12 noon.|
|In billets. 2 Lieut W.L. Johnson joined the Battalion on 4/12/15.|
|The Battalion marched at 1pm to LILLERS and entrained for SALEUX at about 3pm.|
|The Battalion arrived at 1am and marched to billets at BREILLY.|
(10km West of AMIENS)
|The Battalion remained in rest billets.|
Lieut R.F. Milliard, P.R. Dowding, 2nd Lieuts D. Strange S.J. Russell joined the Battalion on 11/12/15.
S.H. Worrall, Major for Lieut–Colonel
Commanding 2nd Bn The Border Regt.
References / notes
- National Archives Catalogue Reference: WO/95/1655
- The transcription above is available under the National Archives Open Government Licence for public sector information.
- War diary transcribed by P. Bramham.
- 2nd Lieut. Wilfred Johnson. Died 19/04/1916. Age: 24. Buried at Citadel New Military Cemetery, Fricourt. Son of John Johnson, of Franklin Mount, Harrogate.