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A Kitchener man's bit : an account of the Great War, 1914-18

Author: Gerald Dennis
Publisher: Solihull, West Midlands : Helion & Company, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, British
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Dennis, Gerald.
A Kitchener Man's Bit: An Account of the Great War 1914-18.
Havertown : Helion and Company, ©2016
Named Person: Gerald Dennis
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Dennis
ISBN: 9781912174478 1912174472
OCLC Number: 1001383189
Description: 1 online resource (245 pages)
Contents: Cover ; Title ; Copyright ; Contents ; List of Photographs ; List of Maps ; Foreword ; Preface ; Introduction ; 1 Helmsley --
Featherbed Soldiers ; 2 Aldershot --
A Dog's Life ; 3 Outtersteene and Plugstreet --
Preparation and Initiation ; 4 Plugstreet Wood --
the thin edge of the wedge ; 5 The Somme/Flers --
Blood, Mud, Heroes and All ; 6 The Somme --
A Sacrifice Attack? ; 7 Trench Warfare --
The Brasserie Sector (The Salient --
Ypres) ; 8 Messines Ridge --
Preparation for, and attack ; 9 Messines Ridge --
Ours now --
Consolidation ; 10 The Third Battle of Ypres --
Gas, rain and mud. 11 Boeschepe --
The Signalling Course 12 Blighty and Leave ; 13 Italy --
Cushy ; 14 In Dock (Hospital Blues) --
Genoa and Marseilles ; 15 Étaples --
Base, Bombs and my new Battalion ; 16 School again --
Meteren --
Jerry in Retreat ; 17 Lannoy --
Waiting for my ticket --
Demobbed ; 18 And now --
Aprés la Guerre ; Appendices ; I "Thank You" printed by Second Army, presented to all ranks leaving the Army ; II People mentioned in the text.
Responsibility: Rifleman Gerald Dennis (C/12747), 21st Service Battalion, the King's Royal Rifle Corps (The Yeoman Rifles).

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'A Kitchener Man's Bit' is right up there with the best of soldier's memoirs and I recommend it to all. * Long Long Trail * A fantastic memoir. * Books Monthly *

 
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