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Author Johnson, F. W. E

Title A Short Record of the Services and Experiences of the 5th Battalion Royal Irish Fusiliers in the Great War
Published Luton : Andrews UK, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (42 pages)
Contents Cover; Contents; Front Matter; Frontispiece; Title Page; Dedication; Foreword; Body Matter; I: Training Days; II: Gallipoli; III: Serbia; IV: Macedonia; V: Palestine; VI: France; Back Matter; Map; Appendices; Officers who Embarked with the Battalion for Active Service in 1915; Officers Serving on Amalgamation, 2nd Nov., 1916; Officers Serving on Armistice Day; Alphabetical List of Officers Who Have Served with the Battalion
Summary The 5th Battalion of the Royal Irish Fusiliers formed part of the 10th (Irish) Division raised at the outbreak of the Great War in response to Kitchener's call for volunteers. This very concise history relates the battalion's exploits which began at Gallipoli in July 1915. After a hard mauling in this doomed campaign, the battalion recuperated on the Greek island of Lemnos before being hurled into yet another forlorn enterprisxe : the attempt to save Serbia from being overrun. The unit's t .
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Subject Great Britain. Army. Princess Victoria's Royal Irish Fusiliers. Battalion, 5th. -- History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1781514453 (electronic bk.)
9781781514450 (electronic bk.)