An excellent unit history of one of Britain’s most distinguished units of ‘weekend soldiers’ – the TA. The 5th Cornwall Territorials served on the Western Front from May 1916 to the Armistice. Serving first in the Laventie sector, they took part in the battle of the Somme at Aveluy, and at the battles of Arras, third Ypres ( Passchendaele), Cambrai and St Quentin. Illustrated with photographs, maps and some fine drawings by the author, who was himself seveely wounded in June 1918. Accompanied by a roll of honour, officers’ list etc.
WITH THE CORNWALL TERRITORIALS ON THE WESTERN FRONT Being the history of the Fifth Battalion, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry in the Great War
Excellent history of a Territorial battlaion on the Western Front from may 1916 to the Armistice. The 5th Cornwalls had battle honours at Laventie, the Somme, Arras, Cambrai, Passchendaele and St Quentin. Fine illustrations by the author.