6th Battalion War Diary, December 1915
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| 6th Border Regiment War Diary Transcriptions (1915-1918)|
The National Archives WO/95/4299 & WO/95/1817/1
|Place||Date||Hour||Summary of Events|
|Cold frosty weather especially at night. Btn employed on work on 2nd line defences and in draining communication trenches – Three officers to hospital sick 2 Lt. Morris Fulton – [Ingledow?]|
|Weather milder. S.W. wind Bright Sunshine.|
|1 man wounded. 6 men evacuated unfit.|
|1 man wounded. 41 men evacuated unfit.|
|1 man wounded. 4 men evacuated unfit.|
|24 men evacuated unfit.|
|58 men evacuated unfit.|
|1 man wounded.|
|[Entry left blank]|
|Left Divisional Reserve Area 18.00. Embarked 21.00 on SS "Huntsgreen" – no casualties.|
|Disembarked at Imbros 07.00. Encamped at No 6 Area.|
|The following brief entry covers a 5 week month partially written at the bottom of this December page and partially at the top of the following January  page.|
The dates for this period: 20 Dec 1915 and 27 Jan 1916
|In camp at Imbros. Training. Serbian band. [two words illegible] 2nd Lt. [Ivison?] to hospital on 11th Jan. Following officers rejoined on 10th Jan from hospital Capts C.K. James. R.N. Carr. 2 Lt. K.A. Morris.
January 10th Capt. K.M. Chance to be 2nd in Command Capt. C.K. James to be Adjutant. Capt. R.W. Carr took over command and [????ment} of B Coy. Vice Capt. Chance.
References / notes
- National Archives Catalogue Reference: WO/95/4299
- The transcription above is available under the National Archives Open Government Licence for public sector information.
- War diary transcribed by P. Bramham.