TYNESIDE IRISH : 24TH, 25TH, 26TH & 27TH (SERVICE) BATTALIONS OF THE NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS.

Sheen, John.


£25.00




Barnsley, 1st ed., 1998. 264 pp., numerous photo-ills., + some maps & plans. P.c., 37 x 25cm. FINE. The Tyneside Irish Brigade was the 103rd Brigade of the tragic 34th Division who suffered the highest casualty rate on the first day of the Somme. This is a history of its raising, training, active service, and aftermath of the war on the local community. Appendices contain the complete nominal roll of every man who served in these battalions.


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