THE TRENCH - THE FULL STORY OF THE 1ST HULL PALS - A History of the 10th (1st Hull) Battalion, East Yorkshire 1914-1918.
Leo Cooper, Barnsley, 2002, 1st edn., paperback original, 224pp, half tone ills., line drawings and maps in text, BBC 2 tv tie-in, large format (9 x 6.5 inches approx.), pictorial wrappers, where the TV programme re-enacted some of the experiences of the men of the 10th Btn. East Yorks (the Hull Pals) this account relates what really happened to them, recording the formation of the battalion on 1st September 1914, their training and first deployment to Egypt arriving Port Said 21st December 1915, their subsequent transfer to France arriving Marseilles March 7th 1916 and by the 28th the trenches of Auchonvillers on the Western Front, where they were to stay in various locations, in the trenches or in reserve, for the rest of the war, based on the Battalion War Diary, army records, personal letters and diaries, etc., lightly rubbed at tips, near fine,
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Keywords: war ww1 1st hull pals 10th battlion east yorkshire regiment