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

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1916, JUNE 15th – RELIEVED THE 2/4th ROYAL BERKSHIRE REGIMENT IN THE RED HOUSE SUB-SECTION OF THE FANQUISSART SECTION

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

From 15th-21st June the Battalion was in the trenches in the Red House Sub-section of the Fanquissart section.

From the War Diary of the 2/4th Royal Berkshire Regiment

1916-06-15
Regiment. 2/4th Royal Berkshire
Location France, Trenches
Entry Quiet day. Relieved by 2/4 OXFORDS at 11pm and moved back to rest billets in LAVENTIE. 1 Coy holds 2 Platoons in LAVENTIE E POST, 1 Platoon HOUGOUMONT, 1 Platoon DEAD END POST, 1 Platoon in PICANTIN POST. 2 Platoons ready to move at 15 minutes notice.

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