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Premesques, 55
Pretty, Major, 246
Preux au Bois, 334
Price, 2nd Lieut., 119



Priez Farm, 302

Princes Street, Delville Wood, 122
Proctor, 2nd Lieut., 117
Proville-Mt. St. CEuvre road, 318
Public Schools and Universities

Force (U.P.S.), 14—16
Pudsey Support Trench, 227
Puisieux, 289
Pulman, Captain, 65 — 66
Pye, Sergeant, 132
Pys, 154, 245



Quadrilateral, the, on the An-

cre, 147
Quarries, the, 81
Queen's Cross, 205
Queen's Westminsters, Tadpole

Copse, 209 ; Sambre, 331
Quesnes, Rue du, 71
Quesnoy, Bois de, 313
Quessy, 234, 235
Quevy le Petit, 336
Quierzy, 245, 248
Quinn, 2nd Lieut., 294
Quinnell, Sergeant Charles, 128
Quinton, 2nd Lieut. F. J., 295



Ramoth Gilead, 27
Randall, Lieut., 167
Range Wood, 315
Ration Trench, 125 — 128
Rat's Tail Trench, 216 — 217
Rattigan, Captain, 148
Rawlins, 9th Batt., 117
Rawlinson, Sir Henry, Director of

Recruiting, 9 — 12 ; praise for

the nth Batt., 302
Rawson, Lieut., 119
Raymond, Major H. E., 15
Reed, 2nd Lieut., 8th Batt., 208
Reed, 2nd Lieut. R. W., 1st Batt.,

322
Rees, 2nd Lieut. E. M., 322
Reeve, Lieut. H., 212
Riamont, Bois de, 166
Riamont, Cite de, 166
Ribecourt, 211, 232, 313
Rice, Lieut. -Col., 163
Riches, 2nd Lieut. H. J., 146
Richmond Copse, 319
Richmond, Lieut., 121
Riencourt, 300
Rieux, 322

Rifle Brigade, the, 55, 226
Righton, Lieut. R. H., 313
Rishon Wine Cellars, 28
Riviera, the, 268



INDEX



429



Robersart-Englefontaine road, 329

Roberts, Colonel, 79

Roberts, Lord, inspects the 10th

Battalion, 10
Robertson, Lance-Corpl. C. G., 10,

222 — 223
Robertson, Lieut. -Col. J. C, 9
Robertson, 2nd Lieut. B. D., 283
Robertson-Walker, Captain, 117
Robinson, Captain, 25th Batt.,

278
Robinson, Lieut. T., 26th Batt.,

327

Robinson, Lieut. -Col. H. A., 26th
Batt., 136, 327

Robinson, Major, 32nd Batt., 1S6

Rocquigny, 231, 240, 244

Rocquigny-Bus road, 239

Roeux, 171 — 172

Roffey Camp, 17

Roger, C.S.M., 170

Rogers, Lieut., 75

Rolfe, C.S.M., 188

Rollecourt, Bois de, 165

Romani, 28

Rombies, 330

Ronssoy, 308 — 309

Roozebeek, the, 178

Roscoe, Captain R. L., 153

Ross, 2nd Lieut., 286

Rothschild, Major James de, 28

Routley, Captain R. H. C, com-
pliments the 4th Battalion, 57,
58, 60

Rouge-Maison Farm, 46

Rouge Spur, 46, 49

Rouse, Private Leigh, 128

Rowland, 2nd Lieut. H. J., 222

Rowlands, Captain, 331

Royal Air Force, 21

Royal Humane Society's award,

Royal Irish Fusiliers, Rouge
Maison, 49 ; Le Pilly, 52 — 53

Royal Marine Light Infantry, 202 ;
Bucquoy, 256

Royal Naval Division, Gallipoli,

105
Royal Scots, 43, 56 ; Herlies, 53
Royal West Kents, Broodseinde,

196 ; Epehy, 308
Royle, Captain, 290
Royston, Sergeant, 122
Rudy, Lance-Corpl. F., 140
Rue d'Enfer, 51
Rue du Bois, 63
Rues Vertes, Les, 213 — 216
Ruesnes, 327 — 328
Ruesnes-Le Quesnoy road, 328
Rufigi, the, 276 — 277



Ruhungu, 274

Rum Jar Corner, 161

Rumball, 2nd Lieut. G. T. S., 258

Rumegies, 325

Rumilly, 318

Rupel Pass, 263, 265

Russia, battalions sent to, in June,
1918..23

Russian Jews for English batta-
lions, 26

Ryan, Martin, 22

Ryan, Sergeant, nth Batt., 292



Sackville Street, 144

Saghir Dere (Gully Ravine), 96

Sailly-Saillisel, 143

St. Amand-Maulde road, 325

St. Amand Aubert, 322

St. Aubyn, 2nd Lieut., 148

St. Eloi, 84— 8 5 , 175

St. Genois, 326

St. Jean, 70

St. Julien, 69, 190

St. Julien road, 72

St. Louis, 326

St. Mard, 49

St. Nazaire, 49

St. Omer, 183

St. Quentin road, 234

St. Quentin-Cambrai road, 312

St. Remy Chaussee, 335

St. Souplet, 325

Salesches, 329

Salonika, 261 — 268

Salonika-Constantinople railway,

267
Salonika - Seres - Constantinople

railway, 263
Salt Lake, 106

Sambre, battle of the, 330 — 336
Sambre-Oise canal, 327
Sampson, 2nd Lieut., 4th Batt., 43
Sampson, 2nd Lieut. B. G., nth

Batt., 153—154
Samuel, Lieut. -Col. F., 28
Sandall, 2nd Lieut. H. C. B., 223
Sandes, Captain Colles, 155
Sapignies, 297 — 298
Sariguel, 262
Sarrail, General, 262
Sart Farm, 315
Sauchy-Lestree, 312
Saul, 2nd Lieut., 197 — 198
Saunders, Lieut. -Col. S. E., 288
Sausage Valley, 118
Savage, Colonel, 25
Savage, 2nd Lieut., 114 — 115
Savernake Wood, 138



430



INDEX



Saxons, 63

Scabbard Trench, 171

Scarpe, the, 230, 325

Scarpe, second battle of the, 166 —

174
Scheldt Canal, 319

Scheldt, the, 206; crossing, 314;
advance to, 324 — 327

Scholefield, Captain R. S., 3rd
Batt., 80

Scholefield, Lieut., 1st Batt., 55

Schuber Farm, 191

Scimitar Hill, 102

Scoble, Sergeant, 176

Scotland Yard, men from, for the
10th Batt., 10

Scots Fusiliers, the, 46, 52, 53, 60,
61

Scott, Colonel Lord Henry, 15

Scott, General, congratulates the
9th Batt., 84

Scott, Lieut. -Col., 40th Batt., 28

Scott, 2nd Lieut., 10th Batt., 223

Scottish Horse, the, 334

Scudmore, Lieut J. V., 86, 92

Sealy, 2nd Lieut., 72 — 73

Seaverns, Lieut. J., 71

Sebourg, 330

Sebourquiaux, 330, 335

Second Anzac Division, Pozieres,
125 — 126

Second Battalion Royal Fusiliers,
honours for, 8 ; at Gallipoli, 86 —
101 ; Suvla, 101 — 108 ; opening
of Somme battle, 109 — in ;
Beaumont Hamel, 115; Combles
area, 158 ; Gavrelle, 168 ;
Ypres, August 16th, 188 — 189 ;
Poelcapelle, 197 — 199 ; Noyelles
205 — 207 ; Les Rues Vertes,
213 — 216; the Picardy offen-
sive 231 ; the Lys, 257 — 258 ;
Mont de Merris, 281 ; a period
of training, 284 ; the Lys, 294 ;
Flanders advance, 315 — 317 ;
north of Courtrai, 325 — 326 ;
Ledeghem, 323

Second Bedfordshires at Montau-
ban, 114 — 115

Second Buffs, 69

Second East Surreys, 69

Second Guards Division, prisoners,
301

Second Highland Infantry, the
Ancre, 146, 147 ; Oppy Wood,
169 — 170

Second King's Royal Rifles, 237

Second Leinsters, Neuve Chapelle,
65 ; Festubert, 71 ; Guillemont,

133



Second Londons, Gommecourt,
in — 112; Ginchy, 134; Flers,
135. 137—138 ; Cojeul Switch
Line, 161 ; Cavalry Farm, 173 ;
Langemarck, 187 — 188 ; Pass-
chendaele, 200 ; Tadpole Copse,
209 ; Travesy, 233—235 ;

Chauny, 245 ; Hangard area,
259 — 260 ; Amiens, 287 — 288 ;
Bullecourt, 292 — 293 ; Mari-
court, 300, 301 ; Epehy, 305 —
307 ; Villers-lez-Cagincourt, 312 ;
Loison, 324 ; Sambre, 331

Second Oxford and Bucks on the
Ancre, 146, 166

Second Royal Scots, 85

Second Suffolk, Highland Ridge,
233 ; March 22nd, 1918, 237

Selle positions taken, 327

Selle, the, 322, 325

Selous, F. C, 21, 22 ; return to
East Africa and death, 275 —
276

Senlis, 129

Sensee, the, 168, 303

Sensee Avenue, 293

Serainvillers, 320

Sergueux, 268

Serre, 144, 289

Serre defences, 154

Servenay, 49

Service Battalions of Royal Fusi-
liers, movements, 6 — 7

Seventeenth (Empire) Battalion,
Royal Fusiliers, 13 — 14, 16, 17,
21 ; Longueval Alley, 121 ;
Delville Wood, 123 — 124 ; the
Ancre, 146 — 147 ; Courcelette,
157 ; Oppy, 166 ; Oppy Wood,
170; Bourlon, 216 — 219; a Ger-
man raid, 220 — 221 ; La Vac-
querie, 239 240 ; retire March
24th, 1918, 244 ; Ligny Thilloy,
245 ; Miraumont, 246 — 247 ;
Beaumont Hamel, 249 ; Aveluy
Wood, 250 ; gas casualties, 291 ;
Gomiecourt, 297 ; Mory, 298 ;
advance of Sept. 3rd, 303 — 304 ;
Lock 7.. 313; Noyelles, 314 —
315 ; Army of Occupation, 336

Seventh Battalion, Royal Fusi-
liers, 9 ; drafts sent to Gallipoli,
101 ; the Ancre, 147, 149 ;
Boom Ravine, 154 ; and the
German retreat, 157 ; north of
Gavrelle, 166 — 167 ; Oppy,
170 ; Passchendaele, 201-203 '•
German attack on, 224 — 227 ;
Cambrai, 230 ; on Highland
Ridge, 231 — 233 ; March 22nd,



INDEX



43i



1918..236; withdrawal, 238 —
240 : Bus-Rocquigny road, 244 ;
Courcelette, 247 ; Aveluy, 249 ;
Albert, 249 — 250 ; Bucquoy,
255 — 256 ; Mailly area, 283 ;
praise from the G.O.C., 283 —
284 ; battle of Bapaume, 289 —
291 ; Thilloy, 300 ; Moeuvres,
313 ; towards Cambrai, 318 ;
Niergnies, 320 ; Offignies, 335 ;
Montroeul Wood, 336 ; Nou-
velles-Harveng road, 336
Seventh East Surreys, 208
Seventh Middlesex, Cojeul Switch

Line, 161
Seventh Norfolks, Cambrai, 211
Seventh Northants, Guemappe,

165
Seventh Oxford and Bucks, 265
Seventh Royal Sussex, Ovillers,

116 ; Arras, 159 ; Noyelles, 208 ;

Cambrai, 211 ; Amiens, 288
Severn, monitor, 279
Seward, Captain, 203
Shaft Trench, 237
Shafto, in Gallipoli, 91, 95, 96
Shannon, 2nd Lieut, the Earl of,

160, 164
Shaw, Captain H. J., 1st Batt.,

62
Shaw, Captain, 2nd Batt., 106
Shaw, General, commanding 9th

Brigade, 48 note
Sheika River, 23
Shell-trap Farm, 72
Sherwood Trench, 131
** Shield of David " badge, 28
Shields, 2nd Lieut. H. H., 326
Shoesmith, 2nd Lieut., 177
Shoreham, 12

Shorman, 2nd Lieut., 194 — 195
Shrapnel Trench, 168
Shrewsbury Wood, 183—185
Sikhs at Rue Petillon, 62
Silcox, Corpl., 130
Simkins, Captain, 12th Batt., 180,

185
Sixteen Road, 154
Sixteenth Battalion Royal Fusi-
liers, 13
Sixteenth Middlesex, 205
Sixteenth West Yorks, Beaumont

Hamel, in
Sixth Buffs, Pozieres, 125
Sixth Cavalry Brigade, Ypres, 58
Sixth East Yorks Pioneers, 102
Sixth Northants, Preux aux Bois,

334
Sixth Reserve Battalion Royal
Fusiliers, 8 — 9, 13



Sixth Royal Welch Fusiliers, 103

Skene, Captain, 180

Slavin, Frank, 20

Sloan, Captain D., 312

Smedley, 2nd Lieut., 241 — 242

Smeliansky, M., 28

Smith, Captain, 4th Batt., 307

Smith, Colonel, 1st Londons, 161

Smith, Lieut. E. C, 39

Smith, Lieut. G. Murray, 80

Smith, Lieut. -Col. H. A., 13th
Batt., 255, 321

Smith, Major, 17th Batt., 303

Smith, Major A., 10th Batt., 162

Smith, Private C, nth Batt.,
292

Smith, 2nd Lieut. W. F., 10th
Batt., 298

Smith, 2nd Lieut. W. W., 9th
Batt., 81

Smith, Sergeant H. T., 75

Smith-Dorrien Corps, 37 note.

Smith-Dorrien, Sir Horace, com-
pliments the Royal Fusiliers, 49,
57 — 58 ; and the 4th Battalion,
64

Smuts, General, 272

Snelling, 2nd Lieut., 201, 203

Soko Nassai River, 271 — 272

Solomon, Lieut. L. B., 258

Somerville Wood, 225

Somme battle, 109 — 151

Somme line, withdrawal to, 241

Somme Valley, characteristics, 286

Sonnet Farm, 208

Souchez, 165

Souchez River, 165 — 166, 175

Soupir, 49 — 50

Sourd Farm, 202

Sous St. Leger, 229

South Africans, the, Delville
Wood, 120

South Miraumont Trench, 154,

155. 157
South Staffords, 303
South West Borderers, 104
Sparkes, 2nd Lieut., 4th Batt.,

120
Sparks, 2nd Lieut. R. L., 2nd

Batt., 207
Spatovo, 265

Spence, 2nd Lieut. B., 308
Spencer, Captain, 315
Spiers, 9th Batt., 117
" Sportsman's Battalion " (23rd

and 24th), 19
Spottiswoode, Captain, 324
Square Copse, 304
Square Wood, 169
Ssangeni, 272



432



INDEX



Stanton, Colonel C. J., afterwards

Brig. -Gen., 12, 78
Steele, Lieut., 39, 46
Steele, 2nd Lieut., 170
Stephenson, Lieut. R., 150
Stevens, Captain, in Suvla, 188
Stevens, 9th Batt., 129
Stevenson, Captain, 102 — 103
Stewart, General, 271
Stiles, 2nd Lieut. A., 125
Stirling Castle Ridge, 316
Stockingford, 86
Stokes, 2nd Lieut. W. E., 282
Stone, Captain Walter N., 216 —

217
Stonebanks, 2nd Lieut., 189 — 190
Store, 271
" Story of the Fourth Army," 292

note.
Street, 9th Batt., 117
String Trench, 160
Struma Hills, 262 — 263
Stuart-Wortley, Lieut. -Col. J., 15
Sturgis, Private, 192 — 193
" Substitution Company," the, 8
Suez, 108

Suffolks, Delville Wood, 120
Suikat, 104

Sullivan, Corporal Arthur P., 23
Sullivan, 2nd Lieut. A. G., 9th

Batt., 137
Sulman, Lieut. -Col., nth Batt.,

140, 141, 204
Summit Trench, 293
Support Copse, 301
Sussex, the, 60 ; at Pozieres, 125

— 126
Sutton, Captain, 80
Suvla battles, 101 — 105 ; the

Great Flood, 105 — 108
Swifte, Captain, 51, 52, in
Switch Line, 158
Switch Trench, 136
Sword, Captain, 303, 315
Svmonds, 2nd Lieut., 208



Tadpole Copse, 208 — 209

Taimer, Corporal, 62

Taisnaires, 34

Tandamuti, 278 — 279

Tanks, 149, 208 ; first appear-
ance, 135

Tanner, Captain, 10th Batt., 224

Tanner, Private, 1st Batt., 130

Taranto, 268

Tarleton, Sergeant E., 218

Taverner, Private W. T., 114

Taylor, Captain A. A. C, of the
Dublins, 99



Taylor, Lieut. F. M., 118
Taylor, Lieut. P. C, 2nd Londons,

137
Taylor, Major, nth Batt., 11
Taylor, 2nd Lieut. C. W, 17th

Batt., 146
Tchaikov, Anton, 28
Tea Support Trench, 136
Tea Trench, 133
Tealby, Captain, 256
Tekke, Cape, 90
Tekke Hill, 90
Tel Nimrin, 27
Tel-el-Kebir, 28
Telford, Captain W. T., 312
Temple Gardens, 10
Tenebrielen - Zandvoorde road,

317

Tenedos, 87

Tenth (Stockbrokers') Battalion,
Royal Fusiliers, 9 — 1 1 ; Loos, 77,
82;Ovillers, 117 — 118; Pozieres,
118 ; Avesnes, 149 — 151 ; Arras,
159 ; Monchy, 162 — 163 ; Gav-
relle, 167 — 169 ; Broodseinde,
195 — 196; 8th March, 1918..
221 — 223 ; the Picardy offen-
sive, 231 ; Gommecourt, 254 ;
battle of Bapaume, 289 ; Achiet
le Grand, 298 ; Favreuil, 299 ;
Bilhen Chapel, 306 ; Hurtbise
Farm, 320 — 321 ; Salesches,
329 ; Beaurain, 332

Tenth Cadet Battalion, 1

Tenth City of London Regiment,

14
Tenth Essex, Poelcapelle, 199

Tenth Loyal North Lancashires,
119

Tenth Queen's R. W. S. Regiment,
Flers, 135 — 136; Courtrai-Bos-
suyt Canal, 326

Tergnier, 237 — 238

Thiepval, 138 — 142, 247

Thilloy, 300

Third Army, readjustment of
positions, 240 — 241 ; anoma-
lies, 247

Third Battalion, Royal Fusiliers,
illness among, 64 ; Kemmel, 67;
Gravenstafel, 68 — 70 ; Belle-
warde Ridge, 72 — 73 ; Loos,
79 — 80 ; drafts to Gallipoli,
101 ; Salonika, 261 ; inspection
by the King of Greece, 267 —
268 ; the advance on Richmond
Copse, 318 — 319 ; Selle, 325 ;
Fontaine au Bois-Landrecies,
334 — 335 ; Mont Couriers,
336



INDEX



433



Third Canadian Brigade, 69
Third Essex, Bourlon, 218
Third Infantry Brigade, 18
Third Londons, arrival in France,
64 — 65 ; east of Festubert, 71 ;
Gallipoli, 104 ; Gommecourt,
in — 112; Neuville Vitasse,
161 ; Bullecourt, 174 ; Lange-
marck, 188 ; Menin Road Ridge,
190 ; Cameron House, 200 ;
Fargniers, 234 ; Tergnier, 237 ;
Noreuil, 243 ; Chauny, 245 ;
Hangard Wood, 259 — 260 ;
Amiens, 287 — 288 ; Maricourt,
301 ; Epehy, 305 ; Pezieres,
307 — 308 ; Loison, 324
Third Middlesex, 70
Third Prussian Guard, 174
Third Rifle Brigade, Sherwood
Trench, 131 ; Guillemont, 132
— 1 33 I Dammstrasse, 178 ;
Ypres, 184 ; Chaulnes, 251 ;
Sambre, 332
Thirteenth Battalion, Royal Fusi-
liers, 12 — 13; Ovillers, 115;
Ancre, 149 — 150 ; Arras, 159 ;
Monchy le Preux, 161 — 163 ;
Gavrelle, 167 — 169 ; Menin
road area, 194 ; Broodseinde,
195 — 196; 8th March, 1918..
221 — 222 ; the Picardy offen-
sive, 231 ; Bucquoy, 254 — 255 ;
battle of Bapaume, 289 ; Achiet
le Grand, 297 ; Hermies, 303 —
304 ; battle of Epehy, 306 ;
Hurtebise Farm, 320 — 321 ;
Caudry, 321 — 322 ; Salesches,
329 ; Mormal Forest, 332 — 333
Thirteenth King's, Bremen Re-
doubt, 194 ; Arras, 252 ; Foren-
ville, 320
Thirteenth King's Liverpools,
Monchy, 172; Pudsey Support,
227; Ribecourt, 133.
Thirteenth King's R. R. Corps,
Ancre, 149 ; Lewis House, 196 ;
Menin road, 321 — 323 ; Fav-
reuil, 299 — 300 ; Louvignies,

33 2 -
Thirteenth Rifle Brigade, Pozieres,

118 ; the Ancre, 149 ; Gavrelle,

169

Thirteenth Royal Highlanders, 334

Thirtieth Battalion Royal Fusi-
liers, 21, 23

Thirty-eighth Battalion Royal
Fusiliers, 26 — 28

Thirty-ninth Battalion Royal
Fusiliers, 26 — 28

Thirty-second Battalion Royal

R.F.



Fusiliers, Flers, 135 — 137 ;
Bayonet Trench, 143 ; St. Eloi,
175 — 176; Ypres, 185 — 186,
191 ; Italy, 227 — 229 ; dis-
banded, 229
Thoday, 2nd Lieut., 165
Thomas, Captain, 238
Thompson, Captain R. H. V.. nth

Batt., 138
Thompson, Lance-Corpl. J., 12th

Batt., 226
Thompson, Mr., afterwards Cap-
tain, 14 — 15, 15 note.
Thornton, Lieut., 75
Thornton, 9th Batt., 129
Tidworth Camp, 17
Tiffany, 2nd Lieut., 132
Tilloy,' 160
Times, The, letter of " Eight

Unattached," 14
Timgrad, transport, 268
Toller, Captain, 119
Tombelle Wood, 235
Tothill, 2nd Lieut., 85
Tottenham, Captain, 92
Tottenham Post, 305
Tovey, Lance-Corpl., 139
Tower Ditch, 10
Tower Hamlets Spur, 191
Tower, Lieut. (" Kingy "}, 4th

Batt., 40, 46
Town, Corporal, 166
Townshend, 2nd Lieut. M. A., 203
Transloy-Loupart line, 158
Trasenster, Major, 325
Travecy, 233 — 234
Travellers' Club, 9
Trench mortars, 76
Trescault, 238, 306
Triangle, the, crater seized, 83
Tricker, 2nd Lieut., 202
Tri volet, 51
Troisville, 43
Trones Wood, 118, 131
Tuck, 2nd Lieut. H. M., 327
Tuersley, Sergeant, 62
Tuite, Lieut.-Col. H. M., 243 —

244
Tulo, 275
Tupolova, 267
Tureka, 262, 266
Turiani, 274

Turks, collapse of Fourth Army,
27 ; fight at Gallipoli, 88— 108
Turner, Mr. S. C, 12
Tuscania, S.S., 9
Twelfth Battalion Royal Fusi-
liers, 12; Loos, 77 — 79; Guille-
mont, 131, 133; raids, 153 ; Gu6-
mappe, 165 ; Oostaverne, 177 —

F F



434



INDEX



178; Battle Wood, 179 — 181 ;
mishaps to the, 180 — 181 ;
Ypres, 183 — 185 ; Vadencourt,
225 — 226 ; disbanded, 229

Twelfth Middlesex, Trones Wood,
118

Twelfth Norfolks, the Lys, 294

Twelfth West Yorks, Guemappe,
165 ; Bullecourt, 209 ; Pudsey
support trench, 227

Twentieth Battalion Royal Fusi-
liers, 14 — 17; Bazentin, 119;
Guillemont, 132 — 133 ; Morval,
144 ; Monchy le Preux, 163 ;
Heninel, 166 ; Fontaine les
Croisilles, 168 ; Ypres, July 31st,
1917...182; disbanded, 229

Twentieth Durham Light Infantry,
Ypres, 192

Twentieth Londons, 26

Twenty-fifth Battalion Royal
Fusiliers, 21 — 22 ; East Africa,
269 — 280

Twenty-first Battalion, 14 — 16

Twenty-first King's R.R., Flers,

135

Twenty-fourth Battalion Royal
Fusiliers (Second Sportsman's),
16, 19 — 21; Delvillc, 124; the
Ancre, 145 — 147 ; Monchy le
Preux, 163 — 164 ; Oppy Wood,
169 — 170; Bourlon, 218; Bert-
incourt-Velu road, 240 ; Ligny,
244 — 245 ; Hamel, 246 ; Le Sars;
247 ; Beaumont Hamel, 249 ,
Aveluy Wood, 250 ; Mesnil, 255 ;
Gomiecourt, 296 ; Behagnies,
298 — 299 ; Moeuvres, 306 ;
Rumilly, 318; Vertain, 327;
Army of Occupation, 336

Twenty-Second Battalion Royal
Fusiliers (Kensington), 17 — 19 ;
Delville Wood, 123 — 124 ;
Ancre, 147; raids, 153; Boom
Ravine, 156 — 157 ; Irles, 158 ;
Oppy Wood, 170; Bourlon,
218 ; disbanded, 229

Twenty-seventh Reserve Batta-
lion Royal Fusiliers, 17, 23

Twenty - seventh Wurtemberg
Division, 284 — 285

Twenty-sixth Battalion Royal
Fusiliers (Bankers), 22 — 23 ;
Flers, 135 — 137 ; attack, Oct.
7th, 1915...143 — 144 ; raids, 152
—153; St. Eloi, 175—176;
Battle Wood, 183 ; Ypres, 191 —
192 ; Italy, 227 — 229 ; Ytres,
243 ; Achiet le Grand, 245 ;
Kemmel Hill, 295 — 296 ; Ypres



area, 317 ; north-east of Menin,
323 ; Courtrai-Bossuyt Canal,
326 — 327 ; Army of Occupation,
336

Twenty-third Battalion, Royal
Fusiliers (First Sportsman's),
19 — 21 ; Delville Wood, 121 —
124 ; the Ancre, 147 ; Boom
Ravine, 156 — 157 ; Irles, 158 ;
Monchy lc Preux, 163 ; Oppy,
170 ; Bourlon, 218 ; Le Trans-
loy, 244, 246 ; Eaucourt l'Ab-
baye, 247 ; Beaumont Hamel,
248 — 249 ; battle of Bapaume,
289, 291 ; Gomiecourt, 296;
Sapignies, 297 ; Doignies, 304 ;
Mt. St. CEuvre, 318 ; Foren-
ville, 320 ; Ruesnes, 327 — 328 ;
Army of Occupation, 336

Twiddy, 9th Battalion, 117

Twigg, 2nd Lieut., 307

Tyler, Lieut. P. E., 329



" U.P.S.," 14—16

Udall, Sergeant, 254

Uganda railway, 269

Uluguru, 275

Umm-esh-Shert, 27

United States, recruits from, 8 ;

Jewish recruits, 26 — 27
Uphill, 2nd Lieut. R. W., 236
Usher, Lieut. A. N., 300, 332



" V " beach, landing on, 92 — 93,

100
Vadencourt, 225
Vailly, 46, 48 — 49
Valenciennes, 327, 330
Van der Weyden, Lieut. H., 317
Van De venter, 271 — 272
Van Grierson, Lieut. W., 130
Van Someren, Lieut. -Col. W. V.

L., 207 note.
Vardar Valley, 262
Varesnes, 248
Vauciennes, 44, 45 note.
Vaulx-Vraucourt, 243, 303
Vaumoise, 45 note.
Veldhoek, 316
Velu Wood, 240
Vendelles, 226, 235 — 236
Vendhuile, 210, 315, 318 — 319
Ventimiglia, 227
Ventres, Captain, 178
Vere-Smith, 9th Batt., 117
Verlorenhoek road, 70
Vermand, 44



INDEX



435



Vermelles, 77

Vert, Bois du, 168

"Vertain, 327

Very pistols, 63

Veuilly, 46

Vic, 45 note.

Vickers, 2nd Lieut. G. E., 255

Victoria Nyanza, 269

"Vieil Arcy, 49

Vieille Chapelle, 51, 57, 65

Vieux Berquin-Outtersterne line,

257—258, 294
Villereau-Berlaimont road, 333
Villers, 244

Villers-aux-Erables, 251
Villers-Bretonneux, 259
Villers-Cotterets, 44
Villers-en-Cauchies, 322
Villers-lez-Cagincourt, 312
Villers-Plouich, 216
Villiers-Stuart, Major, 265
Vimy, 324
Vimy Ridge, 18
Vinnik, Mr., 28
Vivier Mill, 292
Vlamertinghe-Poperinghe, 70
Voeul, 237
Voi, 270

Von Bulow, army orders, 34, 41
Von Kluck, report on Mons, 31,

41 and note.
Von Lettow, 280
Vraisne, 241
Vrely, 251



*' W" Beach, Gallipoli, 93, 102,
108

Waby, Lieut. A. J., 184

Waddell, Captain, 79

Wade, 2nd Lieut. L. F., 292

Wagon Road, 146

Wakefield, Sir Charles, 22

Wales, Prince of, inspection at
Senlis, 129

Walker, Captain P. L. E., 255 —
256

Waller, Captain, 52, 56

Wallis, 2nd Lieut. S. W., 236

Wallwork, Lieut., 119

Walsh, Captain, 123

Wambeke road, 178

Wami River, 274

Wancourt, 164

Wancourt Tower, 161

Ward, Fred W., The Twenty-
third Service Battalion, R.F., 20
note.

Warde, Lieut., 75

Wardrop, Lieut., 83, 125



Wargnies le Grand, 331

Warlingham Camp, 13, 14

" Warlingham Crater," 14

Warneford, V.-C, 21

Warren, Corporal, poem by, 127

note.
Wason, 2nd Lieut., 212
Waterlot Farm, 128, 130
Waters, Lieut. F. G., 17th Bivtt.,

3M
Waters, Lieut. -Col., 10th Batt.,

223 — 224
Wattenbach, Captain, 245
Weather, influence of the, 29 — 30
Webb-Bowen, in Gallipoli, 97
Webster, 2nd Lieut. B. P., 154
Weizmann, Dr., 26
Wells, Captain, H. V., 2nd Batt.,

258
Wells, 2nd Lieut. C. R., 7th Batt.,

201 — 203
Welpem, 182
Welch Fusiliers, 62 ; Delville

Wood, 120
Welsh Ridge, 224
West Ridings, 59 — 60
West, Sergeant, 7th Batt., 283
Weston, Colonel, 240, 246
Westoutre, 61
Wevelghem, 324
Whigham, Major, 239
Whinney, Captain, 46
Whip cross-roads, 169
White City camp, 1 7
White, Major, 25th Batt., 273 —

274
White, Major the Hon. R., 10th

Batt., 9—12

White Trench, 114 — 115

Whitehead, Captain T., 195, 297,

307. 321
Whiteman, Captain O. C, 204
Whitson, Corporal, 219
Whittingham, Captain, 178
Whyte, 2nd Lieut., 294
Wijnberg, 324
Willerval, 163
Willett, 2nd Lieut. N. H„ 2nd

Batt., 258
Williams, General H. Bruce, 322
Williams, 2nd Lieut. T. L., 203
Willson, Lieut. W., 295
Wilson, Captain J. V., 1st Batt.,

178
Wilson, Captain P. N., 99
Wilson, 2nd Lieut. F. J. A., 2nd

Batt., 258
Wilson, Sergeant, nth Batt.,

187
Winslade, Lieut. S., 92



436



INDEX



Winter, Lieut. -Col., 247

VViransi, 276

Wood Lane Trench, 133

Wood, Lieut., 167

Wood Post, 253 — 254

Wood, Sergeant A. F., 24th Batt.,

218
Woodcock, 2nd Lieut. C. W. N.,

299
Woolfe, Captain, 267
Worcester Trench, 133
Worcester*, the, at Poelcapelle,

198
Wrenford, Major, 120
Wright, Private T., nth Batt.,

204
Wright, 2nd Lieut. G. B., 322
Wulfdambeek, 323
Wytschaete Ridge, 152 — 153

" X " Beach, Gallipoli, 89 — 91

" V " Beach, Gallipoli, 90—92



Yellow Cross gas, 203

Yenikoi, 267

Yorks and Lancasters at Loos, 8*

Yorkshire Bank, 304

Ypres, 58 — 63 ; situation saved by
the 4th Battalion, 64 ; second
battle of, 68 — 70 ; July 31st,
1917...182 — 186; August 1 6th,
187 — 188 ; August 22nd, 189 —
190 ; September 20th, 190 — 192

Ypres-Menin road, 58, 186, 191

Ypres-Roulers railway, 72, 193

Ypres-Staden railway, 197 — 198

Ypres-Thorout railway, 188

Yser, the, 182 — 187

Ytres, 243, 303

Zion Mule Corps, 25
Zionist Organisation, 26
Zivi, Mr. Ben, 28
Ziwani, 277 — 279
Zonnebeke area, 193 — 194
Zouaves, 59



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