Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 1376/2/3
Title: Trenches, Hohenzollern Redoubt, 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. Trenches - Hohenzollern Redoubt. November, 1915 (6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders). Typescript, 1960s.
Describes being on sentry duty in the firing line in front of the village of Hulluch with Geordie Paterson, Bobby Wilson and Mickey Cairns. The enemy lines are close and strewn with dead. Describes death of Mickey Cairns.
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: Mickey Cairns d.1915
Soldier of the 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders.
subject: Great Britain. Army. 6th Cameron Highlanders
subject: Geordie Paterson fl.1915
Soldier of the 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders.
subject: Bobby Wilson fl.1915
Soldier of the 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders.
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