STURDY RACE OF MEN 149th Brigade – A History of the Northumberland Fusiliers Territorial Battalions in The Great War

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A valuable source for reference, this is a war history of the four battalions that made up 149th Infantry Brigade: the 4th to 7th Northumberland Fusiliers. The brigade came under orders of the 50th (Northumberland) Division. Straight into the Second Battle of Ypres within days of landing in France; the middle and latter stages of the Somme; Arras in 1917; and in facing three successive mighty offensives by the Germans in the spring of 1918.

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