| 6th Border Regiment War Diary Transcriptions (1915-1918)|
The National Archives WO/95/4299 & WO/95/1817/1
|Place||Date||Hour||Summary of Events|
|This month's diary begins with an entry from 31st September.|
|Marched from HEDAUVILLE to LEALVILLERS where the Bn went into billets. The following message was received by the Div Commander from Sir H. GOUGH Commanding Reserve Army and was to be communicated to all ranks:-|
|Bn moved to MONTIGNY LES JONGLEURS in motor buses much to the delight of the troops.|
|Bn marched to CRAMONT and went into billets where we remained until the end of October.|
|During the month the following immediate awards were notified:|
|Trophies captured from the enemy Battn R.O. states authority has been obtained to dispose of 6 of the 7 Machine Guns captured by the Battn on 26th & 27th September. They have been sent to the following:-|
|[Continued from 'posting of officers']|
[Signed] J.W. Hood
Lieut & a/adjt
6th Bn. THE BORDER REGT.
- 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.
- Lieut-Col. Charles Kenneth James, DSO & Bar. Died 19/05/1918. Age: 26. Buried at Bienvillers Military Cemetery. Son of Dr. C. A. James of The Pollard Elms, Upper Clapton, London; husband of Phyllis D. E. Cursham (formerly James), of The Manor House, Thrumpton, Derby.
- James Greenan (12553 Sgt.) Died 07/06/1917. Commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Also awarded Gold Medal for bravery (Serbia).
- Capt. William Stuart Ross died 23/07/1917. Age: 25. Buried at Labrique Military Cemetery No.2. Son of Dr. and Mrs. Douglas Ross of 19, Sackville Gardens, Hove, Sussex. Also served in Gallipoli and in Egypt.
- 2nd Lieut. Griffith Evans Roberts died 07/06/1917. Commemorated on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial. Son of Mrs. Roberts of Bryn Rodyn, Towyn, Merioneth, and the late Mr. W. Roberts.
- Capt. Maxwell Turnbull, MC. Died 18/10/1918. Age:27. 3rd Border Regiment (attd. 8th Border Regiment). Buried at Etaples Military Cemetery. Son of David and Isabella Beattie Turnbull of Ellock, Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire.
- Could be: Capt. William Constantine, MC. Died 18/09/1918. Age:23. 7th (West. and Cumb. Yeomanry) Battalion Border Regiment. Commemorated on the at Vis-en-Artois Memorial. Son of William and Mary Ann Constantine of 10, Southfield St., Bolton.