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Wellington in the Great War.

Author: Christopher Owen
Publisher: Havertown : Pen and Sword, 2016.
Series: Your towns and cities in the Great War.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Owen, Christopher.
Wellington in the Great War.
Havertown : Pen and Sword, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Owen
ISBN: 9781473866010 1473866014
OCLC Number: 966517765
Notes: Servicemen's Award: The 'Death Penny' Memorial Plaque (Medallion).
Description: 1 online resource (266 pages).
Contents: Title; Copyright; Contents; Dedication; Foreword; Acknowledgements; A Brief Introduction to the Great War; Chapter 1 --
1914: Distant Rumblings of Great Events; A Brief Description of Wellington Town and its History; How News of the Outbreak of War Reached Wellington; A Local Figure Recalls Events Surrounding the Declaration of War; The Limited Media Available to Wellingtonians to Monitor the War's Progress; The British Expeditionary Force Pass Through Town to War; Wellington Station and the Role of the National Railway in the War. The General Mood of the Country, and in Wellington, at the Outbreak of WarWellington's Temporary Outdoor Market in 1914; News Updates from the Western Front, as reported in the Wellington Journal; Chapter 2 --
1914: Bold Beginnings; National Response to the War and Wellington Recruitment; Fodder for the Guns (Part 1): Wellingtonians' Great War Stories; George Evans --
Dad and Mum Eric and Mabel; Janet Eatough --
Thomas Chidley Osborne; Brief History of the King's Shropshire Light Infantry up to the Great War; KSLI Battalions in the Great War (Battle Honours and Medal Awards). Fodder for the Guns (Part 2): British Army Officer Training up to 1914A Brief History of Horses Used in the Great War; The Sourcing of Horses (Regionally and Locally) for the War Effort; War News as reported in The Journal; Belgian Refugees in Wellington and two Journal Reports; Chapter 3 --
1915: Early Victories and Downplayed Defeats; Allied Attack at La Basse, as reported in The Journal; Gallipoli: A Land Bridge Too Far (A Tragedy of Allied Self Deception); The War at Sea: (Extract 1): News Reports Naval Engagements as reported in The Journal. Wellingtonian in the News --
Skirmish off HeligolandSinking of the German Cruiser --
Bluecher in the North Sea; War Reports from Wellingtonians: Letters, Diaries and Personal Accounts; Letter from Private W.J. Smith to his Mother at Home in Wellington; Dave Barnett's Relatives (The Five Friends); Letter from Second Lieutenant Paddock to Parents in Wellington; War News as reported in The Journal; Winston Churchill's Resignation and the Gallipoli Campaign; Chapter 4 --
1916: Waste; The War at Sea: (Extract 2): The Battle of Jutland --
The German Fleet's Wasted Opportunity. Wholesale Slaughter on the Battlefield, as reported in the JournalWaste of life on the Western Front (including Wellingtonians); Outline of the Somme Campaign (Part 1): July to November 1916; Somme Campaign (Part 2): Personal Accounts of Wellington Servicemen; William Charles Phillips --
Fromelles (Gill Lewis); The Battle of Fromelles --
the Diversionary Feint in the North That Wasn't; Somme Campaign (Part 3): Personal Accounts of Wellington Servicemen; Wedge Family --
a Double Tragedy (Harris/Mansfield); Medals and Awards of Service in the Great War.
Series Title: Your towns and cities in the Great War.

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