The 1st/4th Battalion of the Buckinghamshire Regiment was raised on the Great War’s outbreak in August 1914 in Oxford as part of the South Midland `Brigade in the South Midland Division. On 30th March 1915 the battalion sailed for France, landing at Boulogne. The battalion fought at Hebuterne, the Somme, occupied territory after the German retirement in spring 1917; the third battle of Ypres (Passchendaele) before being sent to Italy in November 1917. Well illustrated with photographs, maps. Roll of Honour, Honours and Awards, and rolls of officers complete this exceptional battalion history.
FIRST BUCKINGHAMSHIRE BATTALION 1914-1919
Unit history of the 1st Buckinghamshire battalion which fought at Hebuterne, the Somme, Third Ypres (Passchendaele) ending the Great War in Italy. Illustrated with maps, photos, listing of awards and decorations and a complete Roll of Honour.