Movements of 2/5th Bn. Gloucestershire Regiment, from notes of Charles W. Carr
Notes by CHARLES WOODWARD CARR of his movements during the First World War with 2/5TH BATTALION GLOUCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT
Small village – Le Sart. (billeted 2 – 3 days) May 28th 1915
Riez Bailleul – 1 mile East of La Gorgue. – Trenches.
June 10th – Battalion moved to Laventie. – In reserve there, found rations
and working parties etc.
July 6th – Moved to Richebourg – St Vaast
Robecq Oct 27th 1916
Albert Gapennes Feb 27th 1917 to L’ Etoile Wiencourt (15 miles SE of Amiens) Easter Day8th April 1917 - Rest at Vermand Then training at Tetry, Canizy and Germaine. Then to Fayet, 2 miles NW of St Quentin. Arras July 1917 Buire au Bois – pretty village – Dad in photo. “Haven of rest.” Ypres. Buysheure Waton Pond Farm – Dad wounded by machine gun bullets in leg.
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|Author||Carr, Charles Woodward|
|Title||Movements of 2/5th Bn. Gloucestershire Regiment, from notes of Charles W. Carr|
|Notes||Transcribed from notes written by Charles Woodward Carr.|
Part of large collection of photos and memoribilia relating to Serjeant 3091 (later 240965) Charles Woodward Carr, 2/5th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment - kept by Mrs Gill Porter and Mr Tony Carr of their father.
|Item Date||May 1915 - July 1917|
|Item medium||Text: Memoir|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Full Text||Notes by Charles Woodward Carr of his movements during the First World War with 2/5th Bn. Gloucestershire Regiment: England Havre Small village Le Sart. (billeted 2 3 days) May 28th 1915 Riez Bailleul 1 mile East of La Gorgue. Trenches.|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Alun Edwards (Powys Archives submissions day)|
|Contributed on the behalf of||Gill Porter|