Sheffield Pals (BOK)

Ralph Gibson

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On the 10th September 1914 the City of Sheffield officially raised its own battalion, named the 12th (Service) Battalion York and Lancaster Regiment (Sheffield City Battalion). Just three and half years later in February 1918, the Battalion was disbanded, never to be reformed. In this short space of time over 3,000 men passed through the ranks of the City Battalion. Of these almost 700 were killed or died of their wounds, and over 500 were commissioned.The book covers the raising of the battalion , training, Egypt, early days in France, preparations for the Somme, 1st July (over 248 men killed, over 300 wounded), the aftermath of the battle, Neuve Chapelle, Arras, Vimy Ridge and finally disbandment and post war.The book also has extensive appendices, listing decorations, army organisations and ranks, biographical list, The Reserves Companies, Documents. With a unique selection of photographs this book is a tribute to the men who served in the Sheffield City Battalion.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2010 Forfatter Ralph Gibson
Forlag
PEN & SWORD BOOKS
ISBN 9781848843448
Antall sider 256 Dimensjoner 16,9cm x 23,4cm x 2cm
Vekt 776 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd