Item Details

Call Number: MS Gen 1376/2/10
Title: Busancy, August, 1918
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. Busancy, August, 1918. (I was Acting Quarter Master Sergeant here). (6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders). Signed typescript, 1960s.
Describes hazardous journey to and from Busancy with a convoy of supplies, with gas attacks en route. Sums up the achievements of the Scottish troops transferred to the French Army at this time.
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
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