Category: War & Conflict

The Harrogate Terriers: From Strawberry Dale to Passchendaele - A History of the 1/5th Territorial Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment 1914-1919

The Harrogate Terriers: From Strawberry Dale to Passchendaele – A History of the 1/5th Territorial Battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment 1914-1919

Harrogate Terriers: The 1/5th (Territorial) Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment in the Great War Kindle Edition by John Sheehan (Author) Using original personal and military diaries, with hundreds of carefully selected newspaper extracts, letters and photographs, this book traces individual stories of tragedy and heroism, involving tradesmen, apprentices, lawyers, musicians, sportsmen, brothers, husbands and fathers from...

Black Country in the Great War (Your Towns & Cities/Great War)

Black Country in the Great War (Your Towns & Cities/Great War)

The Black Country in the Great War Kindle Edition by Michael Pearson (Author) This is not a book about the Great War; it is about life during the war. Changes in people’s lives: their work, home, food, entertainment and news. I used original research material including newspapers, to paint a picture of life in the...

Tracing Your Great War Ancestors: The Egypt and Palestine Campaigns: A Guide for Family Historians

Tracing Your Great War Ancestors: The Egypt and Palestine Campaigns is the first book explicitly aimed at helping the descendants of those who fought in this part of the Middle East find out more about their ancestor’s actions, experiences and achievements. Their wartime lives were very different to those who served on the Western Front,...

Croydon and the Great War

Croydon and the Great War

Croydon and the Great War; the official history of the war work of the borough and its citizens from 1914 to 1919, together with the Croydon roll of honour. World War I. Croydon and the Great War Kindle Edition £1.54 in stock 1 new from £1.54 Buy on Amazon Amazon.co.uk Croydon and the Great War...

History of the Manchester Regiment (63rd and 96th Regiments): Volumes I (1758-1883) and II (1883-1922) Kindle edition

History of the Manchester Regiment (63rd and 96th Regiments): Volumes I (1758-1883) and II (1883-1922)

Volume I Britain is locked into the Seven Years War. A French invasion was feared. In preparation for this, a request was put forth to the Parliament for the formation of more regiments. Colonel H. C. Wylly, C.B neatly compiles the history of The Manchester Regiment, from its earliest conception in 1758, through to 1883....

History of the Manchester Regiment (63rd and 96th Regiments): Volume II (1883-1922)

History of the Manchester Regiment (63rd and 96th Regiments): Volume II (1883-1922)

From the fields of South Africa to the shell holes of Flanders, the Manchester Regiment fought hard. The history of this famous regiment continues with further accounts of its battles and victories, including the roles they played in the Boer War in South Africa and the Great War. Two Manchester Regiment battalions served during the...