6th Battalion War Diary, December 1915

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The National Archives WO/95/4299 & WO/95/1817/1    
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Place Date Hour Summary of Events
SUVLA
1-4/12/15
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?]
5-7/12/15
Weather milder. S.W. wind Bright Sunshine.
8/12/15
1 man wounded. 6 men evacuated unfit.
9/12/15
1 man wounded. 41 men evacuated unfit.
10/12/15
1 man wounded. 4 men evacuated unfit.
11/12/15
24 men evacuated unfit.
12/12/15
58 men evacuated unfit.
13/12/15
1 man wounded.
14/12/15
[Entry left blank]
18/12/15
Left Divisional Reserve Area 18.00. Embarked 21.00 on SS "Huntsgreen" – no casualties.
19/12/15
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 [1916] page.
The dates for this period: 20 Dec 1915 and 27 Jan 1916
IMBROS
Dec 20th to
Jan 27th
[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.

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References / notes[edit]

  • 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.