Herbert A. Stewart
From Mons to Loos with the Army Service Corps During the First World War
Personal recollections of a little reported unit of the British Army
This book is one of many first-hand accounts written by soldiers about their experiences in the First World War. Originally titl..
F. A. Bolwell
A Personal Recollection and Unit History of Loyal North Lancashire Regiment Battalions on the Western Front During the First World War—With a Reservist in France by F. A. Bolwell & The War History of the 1st/4th Battalion the Loyal North Lancashire Re
The men of the ‘Red Rose’ county during the Great War
This unique ‘two-in-one’ edition concerns the First World War activities of The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, a renowned British army county..
Bryan Cooper, A. P. I. Samuels & D. G. Samuels
Irish Divisions During the First World War—The Tenth (Irish) Division in Gallipoli by Bryan Cooper & With the Ulster Division in France by A. P. I. Samuels & D. G. Samuels
The Shamrock and the Red Hand at War
Divisions of faith, invasions and occupations over centuries, mean that Britain has long had an uneasy relationship with Ireland. The burdens of this have falle..
Pat Beauchamp & Grace McDougall
Two Accounts of the F. A. N. Ys During the First World War—Fanny Goes to War by Pat Beauchamp & A Nurse at the War by Grace McDougall
The F. A. N. Ys—first anywhere!
The First Aid Nursing Yeomanry was a female organisation formed in 1907. Its aim was not only to provide competent first aid on the battlefield put also to train its..
Yvonne Fitzroy & Eva Shaw McLaren
With the Scottish Nurses in Roumania by Yvonne Fitzroy & A History of the Scottish Women’s Hospitals (Extract concerning service in the Balkans) by Eva Shaw McLaren
Nursing on the Balkan front lines
At the outbreak of the First World War in 1914, the founder of the Scottish Women’s Hospitals, Dr. Elsie Inglis, approached the British War Office with the suggest..
A. F. Becke & C. de Sausmarez
Two Accounts of the B. E. F. in the First World War—The Royal Regiment of Artillery at Le Cateau, 26 August, 1914 by A. F. Becke & The Stand at Le Cateau, 26th August, 1914 by C. de Sausmarez
The stand of the Field Artillery, 1914
Although Europe was at peace for the first half of 1914, plans for the invasion of France by tens of thousands of German soldiers, supported by a huge resourc..
A Personal History & Recollections by an Officer of the Royal Horse Artillery—The Retreat From Mons & The Marne—and After
An outstanding first hand account and history of the first battles of the Great War
The Great War had long been planned by Imperial Germany and its army stood ready to advance through Belgium and F..
James W. Barrett & P. E. Deane
The story of an essential Australian Army Corps
As all students of the First World War know, Britain expected, called for and received the support of fighting men from her colonies during the confl..
Henry Osmond Lock
A Concise History of the Palestine Campaign During the First World War
The Great War in the Middle East
Those with any interest in the First World War know that its principal field of conflict was in Europe, where from the English Channel coastline to the Balkans it b..
Ernest W. Hamilton
A Detailed Account of the Fighting from Mons to Ypres During the Great War, 1914-1918
First to the battle line in the First World War
As the nineteenth century turned to the twentieth Britain could boast a well trained regular European army and one which was—regiment for regiment—co..
J. A. Currie
With the First Canadian Division in Flanders During the Great War
The Canadian Highlanders in the trenches
The Scots are a much travelled nation. They have spread across the world often accompanying the expansion of the British Empire in its earliest of phases, a..
R. Douglas Pinkerton
With the London-Scottish Regiment During the First World War
The ‘Cockney Jocks’ at war in Flanders and France
The wide distribution of Scots throughout Britain and the Empire led to the formation new ‘Scottish’ regiments and the London Scottish, formed in 1..
Charles Le Goffic
French Marines in the Great War, 1914-1918
The epic battle of the Marine Fusiliers in the Great War
The men of the French Fusiliers Marins were always bound to draw public attention because irrespective of their proud military tradition, wh..
W. C. C. Weetman
A British territorial battalion during the First World War
The Sherwood Foresters were described before the outbreak of the Great War as part of the ‘best territorial brigade in the kingdom.’ These..
J. D. Hills
Tigers on the Western Front
The 5th Leicestershire Regiment rallied to the colours almost to a man as so many Territorial units did at the outbreak of the First World War. It served on the Western ..