2 edition of FIFTH LEICESTERSHIRE. A Record of the 1/5th Battalion the Leicestershire Regiment, TF, during the War 1914-1919 found in the catalog.
|Statement||Naval & Military Press|
|Publishers||Naval & Military Press|
|LC Classifications||June 20, 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 55 p. :|
|Number of Pages||90|
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Our only other officer, Lieut. " For some time, too, he was attached to the brigade staff, and when we add that he excelled in every position separately and distinctly, and won the admiration and love of all, we may spare him further embarrassment and let the honours he has won speak for him. Collins' cheery smile, as he stirred a cauldron of hot rum punch.
We were, of course, entirely inexperienced at this time, and in the light of subsequent events, this, our first attempt at billeting, was a most ludicrous performance. This battalion was a nursery and rest house for officers and men for the 1st Fifth. the gunfire had almost ceased, and there was no sign of any German near Ypres. The situation was critical, and Lieut.
McLeod, RE, VC MEINERTZHAGEN Col. The battalion was withdrawn from the in March 1944, sent to the Middle East to rest and retrain and absorb replacements after nearly six months of continuous action.after a hard day and half a tea, and to continue marching through the most intricate country until five o'clock the next morning.was afraid that the Boche would hear him loading one of the galleries, so, to take no risks, blew a preliminary camouflet on the evening of the 21st, destroying the enemy's nearest sap.
Did you interview any more Shepshed soldiers? commanded 4th Reserve Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers, 4th Reserve Battalion, East Yorkshire TF, 4th Reserve Battalion, Green Howards, and 5th Reserve Battalion, Durham Light Infantry in the area as part of the Humber Garrison. The 2nd Battalion was in, and.
Messages were sent for more bombs, and these were carried up in bags and boxes from Brewery Keep, Vermelles to the old front line, and thence across No Man's Land by parties of "C" and "D" Company. Chapman, 2nd in Command of "D" Company, was shot through the head, and though he lived for a few days, died soon after reaching England.
Petch, in spite of his wound, remained several hours with his platoon, but eventually had to leave them.
The 7th Leicesters, composed largely of conscripts, and originally unbrigaded, was, in October 1940, assigned to the.
1918 Moved to Lowestoft and reconstituted with the 15th Battalion.
Both sides had used no other weapon than the bomb, and our success was attributed to our new Mills grenade, which could be thrown further and was easier to handle than the German stick bomb, and the Coldstreams were said to have thrown more than 5,000 of these during the fight.