Month / June 2015

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  • RMR’s Say Thank You For the Tobacco In 1915

    Sunday, June 6, 1915 Rest billets, Oblenghem The Battalion War Diarist wrote for this day: “Left at 5:30 p.m. for trenches at Givenchy where battalion relieved the 5th Bn. (Lt.-Col. Tuxford). Took over…

  • Canon Scott Writes To Parishioners In 1915

    Saturday, June 5, 1915 Rest billets, Oblenghem The Battalion War Diarist wrote nothing for this day:  [1] THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY: Interesting Letter from Rector of St. Matthew’s Now at the Front “At…

  • LIEUTENANT GORDON KNOX ROSS

    Friday, June 4, 1915 Rest billets, Oblenghem The Battalion War Diarist wrote for this day:  “C.O. and Adjutant reconnoitered trenches at Givenchy-La Bassée which were to be taken over by the 14th.”[1] THIS…

  • ‘Paths of Glory’ written by RMR soldier

    Thursday, June 3, 1915 Rest billets, Oblenghem The Battalion War Diarist wrote for this day:  “Resting and refitting.”[1] THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY: One soldier who served overseas with the 14th Battalion with an…

  • Use of Aliases In the RMR In 1915

    Wednesday, June 2, 1915 Rest billets, Oblenghem The Battalion War Diarist wrote for this day:  “Resting and refitting.”[1] THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY: A close examination of the records for soldiers whose names appear…

  • MORE COMMISSIONS GRANTED IN THE FIELD IN 1915

    Tuesday, June 1, 1915 Rest billets, Oblenghem The Battalion War Diarist wrote for this day:  “Resting and refitting.”[1] THIS DAY IN RMR HISTORY: Oblenghem is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region…