Harry Redgen (No. 2057 C Company) was a Territorial in the 4th Cumberland/Westmorland Border Regiment.
He was based in Carlisle and in September 1914 they sailed from Southampton to Burma. His diary describes daily life for his period in Burma, including 1914 Christmas Day menu, how to lay out your bed and kit (with diagram), scores for shooting and regular sayings from the officer on the parade ground. The diary also contains a description of a local wedding party. He is believed to have survived the war but it is not known what happened to him afterwards. He was the contributor's grandmother's cousin.
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Diary describing daily life in Burma.