West Riding Territorials in the Great War

by Magnus, Laurie

Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd. in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 324 Downloads: 711
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  • Great Britain.
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    • Great Britain. Army. 49th Division.,
    • Great Britain. Army. 62d Division.,
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- Regimental histories -- Great Britain.
    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Laurie Magnus, with a foreword by Field-Marshall Earl Haig.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD547.W5 M3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 324 p. :
      Number of Pages324
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6625972M
      LC Control Number20011402
      OCLC/WorldCa6243831

As such, it characterises the experience of the British Infantryman in the Great War. The Territorials of the 1/5th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment were the unsung heroes of the Great War. These ‘Saturday Night Soldiers’ from York and the northern West Riding of Yorkshire went out to face the might of the German Army in April /5. The Army Reserve was created as the Territorial Force in by the Secretary of State for War, Richard Haldane, when the Territorial and Reserve Forces Act combined the previously civilian-administered Volunteer Force, with the mounted Yeomanry (at the same time the Militia was renamed the Special Reserve).Most Volunteer infantry units had unique identities, but lost these in the Allegiance: Queen Elizabeth II. 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 /5. Enjoy millions of the latest Android apps, games, music, movies, TV, books, magazines & more. Anytime, anywhere, across your devices.

Another fine volume in Mr. Holland's new look at how the war was fought. Although the narrative suffers slightly from the need to consider theatres of war outside the scope of the book, it's still a very readable and interesting look at the "bigger big picture", and especially the little covered aspects of the Allies continuing to expand their hold on the technological and logistical "high /5. The West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) (14th Foot) was an infantry regiment of the British it amalgamated with the East Yorkshire Regiment (15th Foot) to form the Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire which was, on 6 June , amalgamated with the Green Howards and the Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding) to form the Yorkshire Regiment (14th/15th, 19th Branch: British Army. GWW Great Western War. 2, likes 30 talking about this. This is an official Social Media Page for the Great Western War of the Kingdom of Caid of the Society of Creative Anachronism, Inc. (SCA).5/5(4). Other members of the Leather family paid for and donated a wheeled stretcher to the local Territorials in the 1st/4 th West Riding Regiment. CLECKHEATON'S FINEST. OFFICERS WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR. When the War Memorial was unveiled in by Lt Col Alfred Law Mowat it contained four hundred and seventy names, twenty six of them officers.

  West Riding Territorials The West Riding Territorials remained at Boesinghe until the spring of , and during this time they vastly improved the trench system east of the canal. About Us. The Western Front Association (WFA) was formed with the aim of furthering interest in The Great War of We also aim to perpetuate the memory, courage and comradeship of all those on all sides who served their countries in France and Flanders, and .

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(3). This book is concerned with the two West Riding divisions during the Great War – the 49th (1st West Riding) and the second-line 62nd (2nd West Riding), formed after the outbreak of war.

The 49th has no separate divisional history of its own but the 62nd has a two volume history, recently reprinted by. The West Riding Territorials. The West Riding Territorials in the Great War. in three sections, Book I deals with the pre-war history, while Book II covers the arrival in France of the 49th Division in April through to the arrival of the 62nd Division in January and continues to the end of that Rating: % positive.

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The 49th (West Riding) Infantry Division was an infantry division of the British division fought in the First World War in the trenches of the Western Front, in the fields of France and the Second World War, the division fought in the Norwegian Campaign and in North-western the Second World War, it was disbanded inthen reformed in Branch: British Army.

The Territorials of the 1/5th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment were the unsung heroes of the Great War. These ‘Saturday Night Soldiers’ from York and the northern West Riding of Yorkshire went out to face the might of the German Army in April /5(6).

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The West Riding Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery was a part-time unit of Britain's Territorial Force formed in in the West Riding of Yorkshire. It fought on the Western Front during World War I, and served on in the Territorial Army until the eve of World War : Territorial Army.

The History of the 62nd West Riding Division arrived today, it is a very useful book but it does not mention the 49th West Riding Division. I think the West Riding Territorials in the Great War is the closest I am going to get to a 49th Division history for the West Riding Territorials in the Great War book War, unless somebody out there cares to write one.

As such, it characterises the experience of the British Infantryman in the Great War. The Territorials of the 1/5th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment were the unsung heroes of the Great War.

These ‘Saturday Night Soldiers’ from York and the northern West Riding of Yorkshire went out to face the might of the German Army in April The West Riding Territorials in the Great War. By Laurie Magnus. Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co.: London. " by 7" xv, [4], pp, [2] DETAILS. A history of West Riding's Territorials during the first world war.

With a foreword by Field-Marshal Earl Haig, this comprehensive and illustrated work explores the history and battles of. The 49th (West Riding) Infantry Division was an infantry division of the British division was formed in the Territorial Force on 1 April as the West Riding division fought in the Great War in the trenches of the Western Front, in the fields of France and World War II the division fought in the Norwegian Campaign and in North-western Europe.

As such, it characterises the experience of the British Infantryman in the Great Territorials of the 1/5th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment were the unsung heroes of the Great War.

These Saturday Night Soldiers from York and the northern West Riding of Yorkshire went out to face the might of the German Army in April The news article printed at the time of his death says, "In the Great War Mr Husband joined up with the first batch of the 5th Battalion the West Yorkshire Regiment, and after 21 successive days in the front line during the Battle of the Somme he was badly wounded in the wrist, which turned septic.

Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First edition. A history of West Riding's Territorials during the first world war.

With a foreword by Field-Marshal Earl Haig, this comprehensive and illustrated work explores the history and battles of the territorial armies of West Riding through World War One. West Riding Regiment (Duke of Wellingtons) in the Great War, The Wartime Memories Project.

The Wartime Memories Project - West Riding Regiment (Duke of Wellingtons) during the Great War - The book recounts story of the 2nd Battalion on the Western Front, mainly by use of quotations from eyewitness accounts, letters, diaries and official. Yorkshire, The West Riding Territorials in the Great War Close This CD contains a history of the West Riding Territorials' service in the First World War, including operations on the Somme, the Battle of Cambrai, and the Battle of the Marne, with illustrated maps.

In the Awards section of the book 'West Riding Territorials in the Great War' by Laurie Magnus, George’s battalion is given as the 2/7th Bn Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

The 2/6th Bn was disbanded on the 31 January and George was transferred to the 2/7th Bn. The Western Front Association (WFA) was formed with the aim of furthering interest in The Great War of We also aim to perpetuate the memory, courage and comradeship of all those on all sides who served their countries in France and Flanders, and their own countries, during The Great War.

BM BoxLondon, WC1N 3XX. MAGNUS, Laurie. THE WEST RIDING TERRITORIALS IN THE GREAT WAR. xv,(ii) of adverts. Frontis, 15 plates and further illustrations in the tex. 8vo. Red cloth, spine slightly faded. Previous owners name on front free endpaper. A very good copy.

Yorkshire Rugby Football Union Commemoration Book and Official Handbook Close. This CD contains the names, ranks and regiments of members of the Yorkshire Rugby Football Club who fought in the Great War.

Also includes honours, lists and portraits of the fallen along with club information, international players, lists of. As such, it characterises the experience of the British Infantryman in the Great War. The Territorials of the 1\/5th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment were the unsung heroes of the Great War.

These Saturday Night Soldiers from York and the northern West Riding of Yorkshire went out to face the might of the German Army in April Through this site I would like to provide a history of the 6th (Derbyshire) Battalion, the Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire (Sherwood Foresters) Regiment, from its formation in April to the final days of WW1 and the storming of the Hindenburg Line in October From having a long standing interesting in the 6th Battalion, due in.

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Ended the war at Auby north of Douai, France. 1/5th Battalion Territorial Force Stationed at Huddersfield as part of the 2nd West Riding Brigade of the West Riding Division and then moved to Hull and Grimsby as part of coastal defences.

Moved to Doncaster. Mobilised for war and landed at Boulogne. As such, it characterizes the experience of the British Infantryman in the Great War. The Territorials of the 1/5th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment were the unsung heroes of the Great War. These ‘Saturday Night Soldiers’ from York and the northern West Riding of Yorkshire went out to face the might of the German Army in April One unit in the centre of this maelstrom was the 1/7 West Yorkshire Regiment, the Leeds Rifles (a Territorial formation).

According to ‘West Riding Territorials in the Great War’ by Laurie Magnus, every single officer and senior NCO (i.e. sergeants and warrant officers) in three out its four companies were killed or wounded. History of the 1/4th Battalion,Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment Soldiers Died in the Great War: The Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regt.) Rare & Out Of Print Books Available The History of the 1/4th Bn.

Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regiment. See also: ‘Guiseley Terriers: A Small Part in The Great War - A History of the 1/6th Battalion, Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding) Regiment’ by Stephen Barber (). Data Source: Craven’s Part in the Great War - original CPGW book entry.

View Entry in CPGW Book. Entry in .Killed by 'friendly fire' appears in The West Riding Territorials in the Great War, published in That is the version of Alvin Smith’s war that appears in my book, For a.a pictorial history. / Pte Jim Ramskill aged 36 and husband of Margaret Ramskill of 22 Aucklands Place off Beetwell St.

in Chesterfield. Jim was an original rifle volunteer (Time Expired) who enlisted in September and was posted to the 11th (Service) Battalion Sherwood Foresters.