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1916, AUGUST 10th – IN THE TRENCHES AT FANQUISSART: AN UNLUCKY SHELLS KILLS LIEUTENANT R. J. E. TIDDY

From The Story of the 2/4th Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, by Captain G. K. Rose M.C. (Oxford: B.H. Blackwell, 1920)

 Early in August an unlucky shell deprived the Battalion of one of its best officers.

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Killed In Action

1918, MARCH 18th – MOVING FROM THE ATTILLY HUTS IN THE BATTLE ZONE TO THE FORWARD ZONE NEAR FAYET

The following narrative of events from March 18th to 25th, 1918, was written shortly afterwards by Lieut.-Colonel H. E. de R. Wetherall, D.S.O., M.C., Commanding the 2/4th Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry: … 154 more words

Oxfordshire And Buckinghamshire Light Infantry 2/4th

1916, NOVEMBER 22nd – IN TRENCHES NEAR GRANDCOURT

During this time the 2/5th Gloucesershire Regiment was in the front lines.

Captain R. S. B. Sinclair described the conditions as follows:

In the front line the mud made movement of any sort practically impossible until the frost hardened the ground; shaving was not to be thought of; ration parties were held up in the mire and so we were down to one cup of cold tea per man per day, hence the aptness of the code word (of the relief complete, “another little drink won’t do us any harm”).

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Oxfordshire And Buckinghamshire Light Infantry 2/4th

1916, AUGUST 15th – RELIEVED BY THE 2/4th ROYAL BERKSHIRE REGIMENT FROM THE TRENCHES AT FAUQUISSART

After the Relief moved to Laventie.

War Diary of the 2/4th Royal Berkshire Regiment

1916-08-15
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2/4th Royal Berkshire

Location France, Laventie

Entry Took over Left Sub Section of FAUQUISSART Sector of Trenches from 2/4 OXFORD and BUCK LI. 17 more words

Oxfordshire And Buckinghamshire Light Infantry 2/4th

Raid on the 2/4th Oxfords, 28th February 1918

From G. K. Rose, The Story of the 2/4th Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

“Another scene, in which the rival motif is heard, shows a strong body of ugly-looking Germans at practice over some shallow trenches some distance behind their line. 2,388 more words

Oxfordshire And Buckinghamshire Light Infantry 2/4th

Refitting 1st - 11th April 1918

From G. K. Rose, The Story of the 2/4th Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry

“To Avesne, a remote village behind Amiens, the 2 /4th Oxfords were withdrawn early in April for completion with new drafts and for refitting. 548 more words

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