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Review of “From the Western Front to Salonika”

From the Western Front to Salonika: a French soldier writes home The letters of Pierre Suberviolle by Catherine Labaume-Howard Published by Helion & Company, 2016 ISBN 978 1911096 28 3 Paperback, 182 pages including appendices,…


The Salonika Campaign Society

The Salonika Campaign Society is an excellent association for anyone interested in the campaign in Salonika during the Great War. Full adult UK membership costs only £10 per year, for which you receive copies of…


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Army Service Corps Mechanical Transport Companies

The British Army was the most mechanised of all in the Great War when it came to using motor vehicles for transport. A large total of ASC Mechanical Transport Companies eventually existed, in the following…


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Army Service Corps Horse Transport Companies

Although the British Army was the most mechanised of all in the Great War, it still relied largely on horse power for the transportation of supplies, guns, ammunition and men.The ASC Horse Transport Companies were…


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Sir Charles Monro’s Gallipoli Despatch

The first and only Gallipoli Despatch of General Sir Charles Monro, who was sent to replace the sacked Sir Ian Hamilton as Commander in Chief of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force. Printed in the Third Supplement…


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The Heavy Batteries of the Royal Garrison Artillery

A Heavy Battery of the RGA tows its 60-pounder guns along the roads of Northern France. The role of the Heavy Battery Heavy Batteries RGA were equipped with heavy guns, sending large calibre high explosive…


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The Siege Batteries of the Royal Garrison Artillery

An unidentified British soldier standing with a 9.2 inch howitzer Mk I, named Berdameda, which was supporting the Australians on the Somme. The camouflaged box in front of the gun is known as a dirt…


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The Mountain Batteries of the Royal Garrison Artillery

The Regular and New Army Batteries Mountain Battery Allocations No 1 Battery In India. 2nd (Rawalpindi) Division Jan 1916 to Oct 1918. 4th (Quetta) Division Jan 1919. No 2 Battery In France with III Corps…


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Hospital admissions and discharge records

Availability of records Wouldn’t it be great to be able to find records of a soldier’s admission to or discharge from a hospital? Sadly in most cases it will not be possible as the records have…


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Surrey Yeomanry (Queen Mary’s Regiment)

The regiment was formed on the creation of the Territorial Force in April 1908. It was headquartered at Melbourne House, King’s Avenue, Clapham Park with the squadrons being headquartered as shown below. In 1914 it…