Neil A. C. Weir in Kinsale - mid , month unknown, 1918

from War Diary of Capt. Neil Weir, Apr-May 1918, pages 114-115:

After leaving the 21st Officer Cadet Battalion at the end of April 1918, I received rather a shock. Instead of getting my orders for France, which I was expecting, I was ordered to join my Reserve Battalion, the 3rd Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, who were stationed at Charles Fort, Kinsale, County Cork, Ireland. ...From a Company Commander’s point of view, I had nothing to do except take the Company Orderly Room and attend the Commanding Officer’s Orderly Room, if I had a prisoner. ... I must not forget the Friday route march - one of the best things in the week - which …   more >>
cite as

Neil A. C. Weir, War Diary of Capt. Neil Weir, Apr-May 1918. In Saul David (ed.), Mud and Bodies: The War Diaries and Letters of Capt. N. A. C. Weir, 1914-1920 (London, 2013), p. 114-115. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1408102097843 accessed: 2 April, 2020

location of experience: Kinsale

Listeners

Neil A. C. Weir
Officer (armed forces)
1895-1967

Experience Information

Date/Time mid , month unknown, 1918
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors

Originally submitted by hgb3 on Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:28:17 +0100