LEEDS PALS : A HISTORY OF THE 15TH (SERVICE) BATTALION (1ST LEEDS) THE PRINCE OF WALES’S OWN (WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT) 1914 – 1918.

Milner, Laurie.


£25.00




Barnsley, 2nd imp., 1998. 280 pp., numerous photo-ills., + some plans & facsimiles. P.c., 37 x 25cm. FINE. Based upon the accounts of survivors, private diaries, letters and papers, official archives, contemporary newspaper accounts and a wealth of unpublished photographs, this is the story of the Leeds Pals in the Great War. It covers their raising and training in and around Leeds, their service in Egypt, their heavy losses and baptism of fire on the Somme, 1916, in the Battle of Arras in 1917 and during the German offensives of March and April 1918. Appendices include a nominal roll, roll of honour, officers killed, prisoners-of-war, gallantry awards, campaign medals and badges.


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