Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 1376/2/2
Title: From the Hulluch, Loos Front, November 1915
Date of Creation: Between 1960 and 1969
Place of Creation: Menstrie, Scotland
Level of Description: Item
Part of MS Gen 1376
Content: Robert McOwan's recollections of World War One. From the Hulluch-Loos Front - November, 1915 (6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders). Typescript, 1960s.
Describes being in action on the front line and marching to relief at Vermelles. Mentions "Felix" McLeod tripping over the wire in the darkness. On reaching Vermelles, they are told to march back to Sailly La Bourse where they are billeted in a farm.
Physical Description: 2 sheets.
Access: Normal conditions
Language: English
Material Type: Memoirs
Accession Number: 2294
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Repository Code: GB 0247

Names associated with this item:

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
subject: Felix McLeod fl.1915
Soldier of the 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders.
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