GALLANT COUNTY The Regiments of Gloucestershire in the Great War

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Published coincide with the centenary of the Armistice, this is a history the two regiments of Gloucestershire in the Great War. These were, first, The Gloucestershire Regiment, which achieved a record haul of twenty-four Military Medals in one day at Festubert in April 1918 during the Germans’ final and most critical offensive. Second, The Royal Gloucestershire Hussars, a Yeomanry Regiment that was heavily engaged at Gallipoli, and was one of only two English Yeomanry Regiments to fight all the way from Egypt, through Palestine to Aleppo in Syria.

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