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

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1916, JUNE 27th – RELIEVED THE 2nd/4th ROYAL BERKSHIRE REGIMENT IN THE FRONT LINE

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

On the 27th they returned to the front line. During this time Major D. M. Rose returned to England sick, and Captain Cuthbert became Adjutant.

Killed in Action 27th June 1916

202946 Lance Corporal William Henry Rimmer, (Formerly 1624, Liverpool Regiment)

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

1916-06-27

Regiment.2/4th Royal Berkshire

Location France, Trenches

Entry Quiet morning. Relieved by 2/4 OXFORDS. Complete at 9.30pm. Returned to Billets and Posts at LAVENTIE as before. Lt Col M Wheeler relieved of his Command by Major J H Beer 2/8 R WARWICKS, who assumes command from this day.

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