Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 1376/2/9
Title: Soldier who read his New Testament every night
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. The soldier who read his New Testament every night. (6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders). Signed typescript, 1960s.
Describes Sergeant J. M. McGregor who read the New Testament every night no matter where he was, killed during the Battle of the Somme.
Physical Description: 1 sheet.
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: J. M. McGregor d.1916
Sergeant of the 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders
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