Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry (The 2/4th Battalion)

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Rev. William Lynn Arrowsmith

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

June 1917
“our doctor, Stobie, and with him Arrowsmith had a bitter experience of German shells. One fine summer morning the enemy commenced a programme of destructive fire upon some empty gun-pits where the Doctor had his dressing-station. Stobie and Arrowsmith, with their personnel, received a high
explosive notice to quit, and their descent into a wrong-facing shaft was next followed by the partial destruction or their only exit. They escaped safely and arrived in a state of pardonable excitement at the deep cave under Les Fosses Farm, where my Company Headquarters and many others were.”


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2 thoughts on “Rev. William Lynn Arrowsmith

  1. Have researched this gentleman’s (william Lynn Arrowsmith) family and will share information with interested parties.

    • alandbower on said:

      I would very much like to know what information you have regarding his WW1 experiences and his life after. What I have in my blog is all I know about him at this time.

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