Neil A. C. Weir in Fleet - early , month unknown, 1917
...[Having been wounded] I became attached to an Officer Cadet Battalion or an OCB as they are more generally known.
....[I went] down to a newly formed OCB at Fleet, near Aldershot [the 21st OCB].
...It was considered that you could get the best out of the instructors if each took his special subject... I took Trench Warfare and Bombing...
Now as to games. ‘A’ & ‘B’ Companies held sports on the race-courses and Cadet Harvey of No. 8 Platoon won the individual cup. We also got up concerts in the big hall. I was OC [of Entertainments] in the Battalion. Newman of A’ … more >>
Neil A. C. Weir, War Diary of Capt. Neil Weir, Jan-Apr 1917. In Saul David (ed.), Mud and Bodies: The War Diaries and Letters of Capt. N. A. C. Weir, 1914-1920 (London, 2013), p. 94-95. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1408022855779 accessed: 6 April, 2020
location of experience: Fleet
Originally submitted by hgb3 on Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:27:35 +0100