2nd Battalion War Diary, January 1916

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The National Archives WO/95/1655 & WO/95/1656    
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Place Date Hour Summary of Events
BREILLY
1/1/16 to
3/1/16
The Battalion remained in rest billets.
BREILLY
4/1/16
The Battalion proceeded to billets at BUIGNY-L'ABBE at 9am. Arrived at 6pm and billeted.
BUIGNY-L’ABBE
5/1/16 to
27/1/16
The Battalion remained in rest billets.
2nd Lieuts D.H. Leck and E.W. Shaw joined the Battalion on 7th January 1916.
50 Other ranks joined the Battalion on 13th inst.
20 Other Ranks joined the Battalion on 14th inst.
2nd Lieut G.P. Lindsay and 6 Other Ranks joined the Battalion on 15th January 1916.
BUIGNY-L'ABBE
28/1/16
The Battalion marched to billets at BREILLY at 9am arrived at 4pm and billeted.
BREILLY
29/1/16 to
31/1/16
The Battalion remained in rest billets.
E . Thorpe Lieut-Colonel
Commanding 2nd Bn The Border Regt.

References / notes[edit]

  • 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.