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

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1916, NOVEMBER 24th – IN TRENCHES NEAR GRANDCOURT

Trenches Near Grandcourt November and Dececember 1916

War Diary of the 2/4th Royal Berkshire Regiment

1916-11-24
Regiment. 2/4th Royal Berkshire
Location France, Trenches
Entry Normal artillery activity on both sides. Lt Col R S Salkeld evacuated to hospital sick. Capt H J BENNETT assumed command. Casualties 2 OR killed 2 OR wounded.

Note: Captain H. J. Bennett had only just joined the 2/4th Royal Berkshire regiment from the 2/4th Oxfords on the 19th November 1916.

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