The Sherwood Foresters in the great war, 1914-1919, 1/8th Battalion

The Sherwood Foresters in the great war, 1914-1919, 1/8th Battalion

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HISTORY OF 1/8TH BATTALIONSHERWOOD FORESTERS 1914-1919LIEUT.-COL. G. H. FOWLER.Kilted in action at Hohenzollern Redoubt, Oct. i5th, 1915.THE SHERWOOD FORESTERSIN THE GREAT WAR1914-1919I/STH BATTALIONByCAPTAIN W. C. C. WEETMANM.C.. CROIX DE GUERREWith an introduction byBRIG.-GENERAL C. T. SHIPLEY, C.B.NOTTINGHAMTHOS. FORMAN & SONS1920To .Our Fallen Comrades" In truth they were young Gentlemen, Yeomen andYeomen's Sons, and Artificers of the most brave sort,such as went voluntarily to serve of a gaiety andjoyalty of mind : all which kind of people are theFlower and Force of a Kingdom."SIR JOHN SMYTH TO LORD BURLEIGHON OUR MEN IN FLANDERS IN 1589-90.INTRODUCTIONTT is not only a great honour to have been asked towrite an introduction to this book, but it is a realpleasure to me to be linked in this manner to a Battalionwith which I was so intimately connected for nearlysix years and in which I made so many friends, of whommany, alas, have passed the " great divide."The Battalion has been lucky in finding in Capt.Weetman an author with such a ready and amusing pen,and one especially who was in a position to see theworkings of the Battalion in almost every phase of itscareer and from every standpoint, first as a CompanyOfficer, then as Adjutant and finally from BrigadeHeadquarters.To me, perhaps naturally, the most interesting partof the book is the early chapters. From the time, in1911, ...

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HISTORY OF 1/8TH BATTALION SHERWOOD FORESTERS 1914-1919 LIEUT.-COL. G. H. FOWLER. Kilted in action at Hohenzollern Redoubt, Oct. i5th, 1915. THE SHERWOOD FORESTERS IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919 I/STH BATTALION By CAPTAIN W. C. C. WEETMAN M.C.. CROIX DE GUERRE With an introduction by BRIG.-GENERAL C. T. SHIPLEY, C.B. NOTTINGHAM THOS. FORMAN & SONS 1920 To . Our Fallen Comrades " In truth they were young Gentlemen, Yeomen and Yeomen's Sons, and Artificers of the most brave sort, such as went voluntarily to serve of a gaiety and joyalty of mind : all which kind of people are the Flower and Force of a Kingdom." SIR JOHN SMYTH TO LORD BURLEIGH ON OUR MEN IN FLANDERS IN 1589-90.