Harry Redgen's experience in Burma 1914-1916, item 5

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Sept 10 - 1914
Enlisted in the 4th Border Regiment after Being Medically examined & joined a party of recruits stationed at Kendal. Have we remained for three weeks under the command of Major Rigg assisted by Sergeant Streeter & Harisson. 

Oct 6th 1914
Left Kendal to join the Battalion stationed at Sittingborne was placed in C Company under the command of Lieut Chance the whole Battalion under the Command of Colonel Donald. Colonel Donald was transferred to he reserve Battalion at Kendal, Major Haswell taking his place.

Oct 11th 1914
A party of us were taken to Hythe for shooting practice. Here we were under canvas thirteen in a tent. We had to shoot in very unfaverable weather but we all passed the test

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Sept 10 - 1914
Enlisted in the 4th Border Regiment after Being Medically examined & joined a party of recruits stationed at Kendal. Have we remained for three weeks under the command of Major Rigg assisted by Sergeant Streeter & Harisson. 

Oct 6th 1914
Left Kendal to join the Battalion stationed at Sittingborne was placed in C Company under the command of Lieut Chance the whole Battalion under the Command of Colonel Donald. Colonel Donald was transferred to he reserve Battalion at Kendal, Major Haswell taking his place.

Oct 11th 1914
A party of us were taken to Hythe for shooting practice. Here we were under canvas thirteen in a tent. We had to shoot in very unfaverable weather but we all passed the test


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  • November 22, 2016 13:28:24 Frank Drauschke (F&F)

    Sept 10 - 1914
    Enlisted in the 4th Border Regiment after Being Medically examined & joined a party of recruits stationed at Kendal. Have we remained for three weeks under the command of Major Rigg assisted by Sergeant Streeter & Harisson. 

    Oct 6th 1914
    Left Kendal to join the Battalion stationed at Sittingborne was placed in C Company under the command of Lieut Chance the whole Battalion under the Command of Colonel Donald. Colonel Donald was transferred to he reserve Battalion at Kendal, Major Haswell taking his place.

    Oct 11th 1914
    A party of us were taken to Hythe for shooting practice. Here we were under canvas thirteen in a tent. We had to shoot in very unfaverable weather but we all passed the test

  • November 22, 2016 13:26:15 Frank Drauschke (F&F)

    Sept 10 - 1914
    Enlisted in the 4th Border Regiment after Being Medically examined & joined a party of recruits stationed at Kendal. Have we remained for three weeks under the command of Major Riggs assisted by Sergeant Streeter & Harisson. 

    Oct 6th 1914
    Left Kendal to join the Battalion stationed at Sittingborne was placed in C Company under the command of Lieut Chance the whole Battalion under the Command of Colonel Donald. Colonel Donald was transferred to he reserve Battalion at Kendal, major Haswell asking his place.

    Oct 11th 1914
    A party of us were taken to Hythe for shooting practice. Here we were under canvas thirteen in a tent. We had to shoot in very unfaverable weather but we all passed the tent


  • November 22, 2016 13:24:10 Frank Drauschke (F&F)

    Sept 10 - 1914
    Enlisted in the 4th Border Regiment after Being Medically examined & joined a party of recruits stationed at Kendal. Have we remained for three weeks under the command of Major Riggs assisted by Sergeant Streeter & Harisson. 

    Oct 6th 1914
    Left Kendal to join the Battalion stationed at Sittingborne was placed in C Company under the command of Lieut Chance the whole Battalion under the Command of Colonel Donald. Colonel Donald was transferred to he reserve Battalion at Kendal, major Haswell asking his place.

    Oct 11th 1914
    A party of us were taken to Hylke for shooting practice. Here we were under canvas thirteen in a tent. We had to shoot in very unfaverable weather but we all passed the tent


  • November 9, 2016 12:04:28 Steven Stegers
    Sept 10 - 1914

    Enlisted in the 4th Border Regiment after Being Medically examined & joined a party of recruits stationed at Kendal. Have we remained for three weeks under the command of Major Riggs assisted by Sergeant Streeter & Harisson. 

    Oct 6th 1914

    Left Kendal to join the Battalion stationed at Sittingborne was placed in C Company under the command of Lieut Chance the whole Battalion under the Command of Colonel Donald. Colonel Donald was transfered in the reserve Battalion at Kendal, major Haswell asking his place.

    Oct 11th 1914


    A party of us were taken to Hylke for shooting practice. Here we were under canvas thirteen in a tent. We had to shoot in very unfavorable weather but we all passed the tent

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    Kendal

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    Hythe

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    Burma

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  • Document location Kendal
  • Additional document location Hythe
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Hilary Hallas
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