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.