My Book Recognition The 3rd Batt Worc`s Regt Ieper 1917

Part Nine AFTERTHOUGHTS

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AFTERTHOUGHTS Marching at night, it was pitch black, you couldn’t see a thing, and often men would get lost and fall into the slimy wet mud and deep shell holes never to be seen or found again. You couldn’t help … Continue reading

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Part Eight Extract from the Diary of the Chaplain Rev.E.Victor Tanner September 27th 6am.

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Extract from the Diary of the Chaplain Rev.E.Victor Tanner September 27th 6am. “As the shelling had ceased the only danger was from sniping or machine-gun fire, the idea occurred to me that it would be a grand opportunity to collect … Continue reading

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Part Seven THE BATTLE OF THE MENIN ROAD

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THE BATTLE OF THE MENIN ROAD At dawn 5.25am on Thursday the 20th of September the gun-fire all along the front rose to intensity, and the British battalions advanced to the attack. Apparently the enemy had not expected the attack … Continue reading

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Part Six ACTIONS IN THE STEENBEEK

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Actions On The Steenbeek After a short tour in the forward areas the 2nd/7th and the 2nd/8th Battalions Worc’s were relieved on the night of Monday the 20th of August. The previous three days had provided some outpost fighting, notably … Continue reading

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Part Five THE BATTLE OF LANGEMARCK

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THE BATTLE OF LANGEMARCK At 4.45am, as the first light showed through the grey mist, the British barrage came down upon the enemy’s front line beyond Steenbeek, and the British battalions pushed forward to the attack. At first the 4th …Continue reading

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Part Four 3rd BATTALION CASUALTIES Saturday the 11th of August 1917

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3rd Battalion Casualties Saturday the 11th of August 1917 The attack on Tuesday the 31st of July had only been a partial success. The first system of the German trenches had indeed been overrun, but the enemy’s supporting defenses, aided …Continue reading

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Part Three WESTHOEK

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WESTHOEK At dawn on Wednesday the 8th of August came welcome news that the 19th Division was to be relieved and taken back for training. That evening troops of the 37th Division took over the line and the 10th Battalion … Continue reading

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Part Two THIRD BATTLE OF IEPER

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THIRD BATTLE OF IEPER Tuesday the 31st of July – Saturday the 10th of November 1917. Between July 31st and November 10th the British launched a series of attacks known as the Third Ieper, or more simply Passchendaele. British troops …Continue reading

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Part One RECOGNITION The Worcestershire Regiment August 1917

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Recognition The Worcestershire Regiment August 1917 By Martin Newman Printed and Published by Recognition In Music Holland 2006 Helping a fellow Soldier out the mud. This book is dedicated to the memory of Albert Bentley Newman and “Jack” John Richard … Continue reading

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