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

Research and Resources around the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry during WWI

2/4th Berkshires leaving Parkhouse Camp, Salisbury, 25th May 1916

Thursday 25th May 1916, England, Salisbury

Battn as in appendix (A) marched out of PARKHOUSE CAMP, SALISBURY, in 2 parties and entrained at TIDWORTH at 2.20pm and 3.40pm for SOUTHAMPTON.

Battn (Less 6 officers, 192 OR and Transport) embarked for HAVRE arriving 4.am 26.5.16 (6 officers, 192 OR remained SOUTHAMPTON to load transport).

Appendix (A).

Marching Out State 25.5.16

Officers Others Lewis Guns Horses Two Wheel Vehicles 4 Wheel 35 850 4 64 4 17
In Hospital 30
Left Behind 2 24
Absent 3
Total 37 907 4 64 4 17

Nominal Roll of Officers Proceeding Overseas

Lt Col 2nd Lieutenants
M Wheeler Skene J H
Brooke C E

Majors
Lambert E O C
Webb G B R
Simmonds J H
Gale H J
Brooke G A

Captains
Worlock G L
Cecil C
Anderson I M M
Abbott G S
Whittaker R
Gibson R R
Cave C J D
Heathorne A T
Lucas E P
Hutchings D A
Hadden F L
Baker D C
Palmer A L
Bowles R D H
Reeves J A
Aylett E C
Hawkes G H

Lieutenants
Dowson O J Adjutant
Lieut J W Dilke
Freeth R V C QM
Lieut W H Morris
Davis G W MO
Lieut J H Deacon
Imray R G
Holland R

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