Northamptonshire and the Great War.

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Northamptonshire is a small Midlands county with a proud record of service in the Great War at least equal to its larger neighbours. This book is a fine and well-illustrated account of the efforts of the sons of Northants. Northamptonshire is a small Midlands county with a proud record of service in the Great War at least equal to its larger neighbours.

This book is a fine and well-illustrated account of the efforts of the sons of Northants. The Northamptonshire Regiment was among the first in France with the BEF intaking part in the retreat from Mons and Author: W.H Holloway. Northamptonshire (/ n ɔːr ˈ θ æ m p t ə n ʃ ər,-ʃ ɪər /; abbreviated Northants.), archaically known as the County of Northampton, is a county in the East Midlands of it had a population ofThe county is administered by Northamptonshire County Council and by seven non-metropolitan district councils.

It is known as "The Rose of the Shires".Constituent country: England. Northamptonshire is a small Midlands county with a proud record of service in the Great War at least equal to its larger neighbours. This book is a fine and well-illustrated account of the efforts of the sons of Northants.

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Explores Northampton and its involvement in the great War from a variety of angles. A very human story about the people who lived through it all using the war as a backdrop and telling the towns story, how it coped, suffered and endured what was a /5(3).

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The 1st Northamptonshire Rifle Volunteers were a unit of the British Army raised from onwards as a group of originally separate Rifle Volunteer Corps (RVCs).

They later became the 4th Volunteer Battalion of the Northamptonshire Regiment and saw action in the Gallipoli and Palestine campaigns during World War ted into a searchlight unit between the wars, Branch: Territorial Army.

The Western Front Association (WFA) was formed with the aim of furthering interest in The Great War of We also aim to perpetuate the memory, courage and comradeship of all those on all sides who served their countries in France and Flanders, and their own countries, during The Great War. BM BoxLondon, WC1N 3XX.

Re-enlisted into the Northamptonshire Regiment at Peterborough, age 39 years & 2 months, on 31st Augustand allotted No. 3/ Posted to 3rd Battalion Northamptonshire Regiment at Weymouth on 2nd September In some ways the administrative county of Northamptonshire epitomizes the rural life of a bygone England, with great estates and parks, rolling pastoral lands, and some of Britain’s best-known foxhunts (e.g., the Pytchley).

At the same time, however, it plays an important role in the contemporary economy. Clare, John, 20 books Northampton General Lunatic Asylum, 11 books Northamptonshire (England). County Council, 9 books Saint Andrew's Hospital for Mental Diseases (Northampton, England), 4 books Sweeting, W.

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#30 of Sights & Landmarks in Northamptonshire. This book describes in meticulous detail exactly what happened in those five years of the Great War and its impact on the town. From the fevered excitement of the early months of war, through to the hope and expectation at its end, this is the story of Northampton's remarkable people and how they helped Belgian refugees who had fled the German.

It goes right through the war with many details I never knew a sum book northamptonshire in the Great War ay another really excellent book a privates war 1st battalion northamptonshire reg ron james amongst others details the action at aubers ridge, for an in depth look at this action aubers ridge Edward Hancock pub battleground europe cannot be beat/5(6).

May 9, - USAAF HARRINGTON, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE UK. Station - The missions of this base & Tempsford were kept secret for 40 years after WW2. All who served could not tell their families until the mid s visit the museum at Harrington & the small Lamport rail line that contributed to end WW2.

Honour all who served in those dangerous conditions men & pins. Description Bound Book of Remembrance kept within a glass-top case. Inscription ROLL OF HONOUR OF THE NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGIMENT IN THE GREAT WAR / COMPILED FROM THE OFFICIAL RECORDS/ AND THE WORLD WAR/ / (NAMES).

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Northamptonshire Regiment. during the Great War Brock William John. Pte. (dth Aug ) Northamptonshire on 1st Julyand his birth was registered on 6th July Find Northamptonshire and the Great War by Holloway, W.

H - Find Northamptonshire and the Great War by Holloway, W. H - Volume 1. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers.

In good all round condition. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo. The History Of The Northamptonshire Regiment, - by Lt.

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. this book relates Northamptonshire's story, from the parts played in the war effort by the shoe industry, the Northamptonshire Regiment, the Home Guard, the ARP and to, of course, the people. Britain's Great War. There are o Northamptonshire Regiment pension and service records (for this regiment - and its antecedents) in various War Office series held at the National Archives.

Clicking on the link will take you to the results on Findmypast but you will need a subscription or Pay-Per-View credits to actually view the records. Some of these records can also be viewed on-line on Formed: Jul, When war was declared in AugustNorthampton was swept by a wave of patriotism.

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Men clamoured to join the ranks and fight in a war they believed would be short lived. There was a sense of excitement, with everyone wanting to do their bit for the country.

They believed it was to be a glorious war and thousands, eager to be a part of it, queued outside the recruitment. A local historian called Sandra Bemrose researched the history of Berry Wood Asylum, Northampton War Hospital and St Crispins Hospital - all the same premises, and wrote a book on it.

Following local publicity, she was contacted by the nephew of one of the nurses who worked there before and after the war, and who nursed soldiers when it was the. See more of The Northamptonshire Regiment In WW1 on Facebook. Log In. Forgot account. Create New Account. Not Now.

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History. World War 1 & 2 Northamptonshire you with an interest in the World War 1 there is The British Army in the Great War, further reading when researching World War 1 relatives then there is a book published by the Federation of Family History Societies for family Historians entitled "World War I Army Ancestry.

Northamptonshire at War –45 (Paperback). When the Second World War was declared in SeptemberNorthamptonshire was better prepared for the years that followed than it had been twenty-five years : £ Kevin's second book about Northamptonshire looks at what happened to the city and the county during the second world war, with a comparative look at how the people of the county were better prepared for conflict second time around.

Northampton in the Great War (Paperback)Price: £   The Western Front Association (WFA) was formed with the aim of furthering interest in The Great War of We also aim to perpetuate the memory, courage and comradeship of all those on all sides who served their countries in France and Flanders, and their own countries, during The Great War.

BM BoxLondon, WC1N 3XX. NORTHAMPTONSHIRE AND THE GREAT WAR. by W.H. Holloway. Published by The Northampton Independent. 1st. Almost very good condition. Large format. Purple cloth with gilt titles and borders.

B/w photos. Covers are very unevenly faded and marked. Some wear to corners; a little chipping. Damp stain to one edge of rear cover.May 4, - Looking to get inspired on your trip to Northamptonshire?

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It includes the Army exercises when the king came to the village and war diaries, photo albums and women’s work. To obtain a copy email @ * * * * * Northampton General Hospital Historical Archive.

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