THE 6TH BATTALION THE CHESHIRE REGIMENT IN THE GREAT WAR: A TERRITORIAL BATTALION ON THE WESTERN FRONT 1914 – 1918

HARTLEY (J.)

G014

£25.00

320pp., 150 illus.2017. One of the first Territorial battalions to see action in the Great War, it went overseas in November 1914, taking part in the famous Christmas truce a few weeks later. In 1916, it saw major action during the Battle of the Somme. The following year, it suffered heavy casualties during Battle of Passchendaele. In 1918 the Battalion fought to hold off German advances in the spring but, along with the rest of the BEF, was forced to retreat many miles.