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Author Whitmore, F. H. D. C

Title The 10th (P.W.O.) Royal Hussars and The Essex Yeomanry : In the European War, 1914-1918
Published Luton : Andrews UK, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (343 pages)
Contents Cover; Contents; Front Matter; Title Page; Title Page Verso; List of Illustrations; List of Maps; Preface; Foreword; Body Matter; I. The Retreat from Mons, 1914; II. First Battle of Ypres, 1914; III. The Essex Yeomanry, 1914; IV. Zillebeke, 1915; V. Ypres, 1915; VI. Neuve Chapelle, 1915; VII. The Second Battle of Ypres, 1915; VIII. Blaringhem and Matringhem, 1915; IX. Battle of Loos, 1915; X. Embry and Humbert, 1915-16; XI. Hohenzollern Redoubt, 1916; XII. Embry and Humbert, 1916; XIII. Somme, 1916; XIV. Maresquel and Aubin St. Vaast, 1916; XV. Merlimont and Fressin, 1916-17
XVI. The Battle of Monchy le Preux, 1917XVII. Bois Jean and Aubin St. Vaast, 1917; XVIII. Courcelles, 1917; XIX. "The Bird Cage," 1917; XX. Thiennes, Molinghem & Berguette, 1917; XXI. Halloy-les-Pernois and Havernas, 1917; XXII. Cambrai, 1917; XXIII. Vadencourt, 1917-18; XXIV. Montecourt, 1918; XXV. Tertry and Trefcon, 1918; XXVI. The German Advance, March 1918; XXVII. The Defence of Villers Bretonneux, 1918; XXVIII. Breaking Up of 4 Yeomanry Regiments, 1918; XXIX. Summer, 1918; XXX. The Attack in August, 1918; XXXI. Drocourt--Quéant Line; XXXII. St. Quentin, 1918; XXXIII. Honnechy, 1918
XXXIV. Manancourt, 1918XXXV. The Last Week of the War; XXXVI. After the Armistice, 1918-19; XXXVII. Spa and Berlin; XXXVIII. Demobilised; Back Matter; Appendices; 1. Cavalry Corps, Division & Brigade Commanders; 2. Composition of Brigades; A. Movements of X.R.H.; B. Movements of E.Y.; C. Officers' Roll X.R.H.; D. Officers' Roll E.Y.; E. Honours and Awards X.R.H.; F. Honours and Awards E.Y.; G. Casualties X.R.H.; H. Casualties E.Y.; Index
Summary A Regular cavalry regiment and a Territorial Yeomanry regiment make strange bedfellows in a combined regimental history, but this is the work of an officer who commanded both during the war and felt the need to make a record of the incidents which united the Regiments in close friendship during the Great War. Whitmore was a Territorial officer, not a Regular, and his appointment to command a regular cavalry regiment must have been a unique one; there were only twenty-five cavalry of the l .
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Subject Great Britain. Army. Essex Yeomanry.
Great Britain. Army. Royal Hussars, 10th.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Regimental histories -- Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1781491690 (electronic bk.)
9781781491690 (electronic bk.)