Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 1376/1
Title: Birthday
Date of Creation: Between 1960 and 1969
Place of Creation: Menstrie, Scotland
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Gen 1376
Content: Birthday, 28/3/1918. By Robert McOwan.
Reminiscences of 6th Cameron Highlanders, Arras, 28 March 1918, World War One. Signed typescript, 1960s.
Describes being in a billet at the Arras end of the Rue de Cambrai, under attack from howitzers. The house serving as an officer's mess receives a direct hit.
Physical Description: 1 sheet.
Access: Normal conditions
Language: English
Material Type: Memoirs
Accession Number: 2294
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Repository Code: GB 0247

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author: Robert McOwan 1896-1978
Private McOwan (later Acting Corporal), 16001, 16 Platoon, D Company, 6th Battalion Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, 1915-c.1919.
subject: Great Britain. Army. 6th Cameron Highlanders
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