Passchendaele play-by-play

The blog WW1: Experiences of an English Soldier is publishing the letters of Henry Lamin exactly ninety years after they were written.


Its companion blog is the official war diaries of the Ninth Battalion of York & Lancaster Regiment. “O.R.” is “ordinary other ranks”–not officers.

2 Responses to “Passchendaele play-by-play”

  1. LotStreetWiz Says:

    “O.R.” = “Other Ranks”

  2. monado Says:

    Sorry, I should hae remembered that! Thanks for the correction. You’re an expert on military rankings and tables of organization, as I recall.


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