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With the Gordons at Ypres.

Alexander Miller Maclean

With the Gordons at Ypres.

by Alexander Miller Maclean

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Published by Gardner in Paisley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- Gordon Highlanders.

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    Open LibraryOL20662326M

    THE BATTLE BOOK OF YPRES by Brice, Beatrix and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Gordons with panels bearing the names of missing Gordon Highlanders behind them. Neices and nephews Robbie Gordon - Alford, Ethel Aberdein - Torphins, Margaret Ward - Australia, James Gordon - Alford. The seven members of the party who .

    Beatrix Brice is the author of The Battle Book Of Ypres ( avg rating, 6 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), The Battle Book of Ypres ( avg rating /5(6). The History of the Gordon Highlanders. From the book "History and Handbook of The Gordon Highlanders" In the 75th Regiment, the forerunner of the 1st battalion The Gordon Highlanders, was raised for service in the Far east, but it was not until when the French Revolutionary Government had declared war on Great Britain that the Government asked the .

    Second Battle of Ypres (April 22– ), second of three costly battles in World War I at Ypres (now Ieper), in western Flanders. The battle marked the Germans’ first use of poison gas as a weapon. Although the gas attack opened a wide hole in the Allied line, the Germans failed to exploit that advantage. The Battle Book of Ypres: A Reference to Military Operations in the Ypres Salient – Kindle Edition by Beatrix Brice (Author) › Visit Amazon's Beatrix Brice Page. search results for this author. Beatrix Brice (Author), Nigel Cave (Foreword) out of 5 stars 5 ratings. See all 3 Reviews: 5.


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With the Gordons at Ypres by Alexander Miller Maclean Download PDF EPUB FB2

Genre/Form: Personal narratives Personal narratives, English: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Maclean, Alexander M., With the Gordons at Ypres. Ypres: The First Battle, by Ian F W Beckett (Longman) First Ypres in was a devastating battle for the British and a turning point for all four of the major armies involved.

Ypres: The First Battle draws on a wide range of British, French, German and Belgian sources in order to reconstruct the battle from all sides.

Many of these Cited by: 5. For 1st Ypres, the Osprey Campaign Series "First Ypres " or "Ypres " by -Hockley are good.

A decent "gazetteer" of place names and what happened where and when can be found in the (a little dated in places) 's book by Beatrix Brice "The Battle Book of Ypres" which was reprinted a couple of years ago. The Battle Book of Ypres, originally published in and now presented again as a special Centenary Edition, comprises a chronological account of the fighting in the Ypres Salient during the First World War, followed by a useful and unique alphabetical reference to the events in and around each hamlet, village or wood – names familiar to 5/5(2).

Ypres (/ ˈ iː p r ə / EE-prə; French: ; Dutch: Ieper) is a Belgian municipality in the province of West the Dutch Ieper is the official name, the city's French name Ypres is most commonly used in English.

The municipality comprises the city of Ypres and the villages of Boezinge, Brielen, Dikkebus, Elverdinge, Hollebeke, Sint-Jan, Vlamertinge, Voormezele, Country: Belgium. Preview this book» What people are Ypres and the Battles of Ypres Pneu Michelin (Firm) Full view - Ypres and the Battles of Ypres Full view - Ypres and the Battles of Ypres No preview available - Common terms and phrases.

A notable action was fought in March when the 1st Gordons, leading their brigade, took part in an attack on the Bluff near Ypres. It was a success, but the trenches they captured were fired on by German guns for 24 hours.

During World War I, the Second Battle of Ypres was fought from 22 April – 25 May for control of the strategic Flemish town of Ypres in western First Battle of Ypres had been fought the previous autumn.

The Second Battle of Ypres was the first mass use by Germany of poison gas on the Western also marked the first time a former colonial force (the 1st Location: Ypres, Belgium, 50°53′28″N 2°58′44″E /. The book opens with brief summaries of First, Second, and Third Ypres, the Lysand the final advances in Flanders in the closing stages of the war.

The remainder of the book provides an alphabetical listing of places in and around the salient, ranging from the large and obvious (Ypres, Passchendaele), through to smaller locations such as. Friends of Gordon's School, Woking, United Kingdom.

1, likes talking about this 11 were here. This is the official Facebook page of Gordon's School, /5(28). The British Grenadier Bookshop, Ypres. likes 3 talking about this 6 were here. Our shop is located at the focal point of WW1 on the western front.

We 5/5(2). The Gordon Highlanders was a line infantry regiment of the British Army that existed for years, from untilwhen it was amalgamated with the Queen's Own Highlanders (Seaforth and Camerons) to form the Highlanders (Seaforth, Gordons and Camerons).Although the 'gordon highlanders' had existed as the 92nd (Gordon Highlanders) Regiment of Foot Branch: British Army.

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: Chapters: Second Battle of Passchendaele, Battle of Messines, Second Battle of Ypres, Battle of Mont Sorrel, Wipers Times, First Battle of Passchendaele, Tyne Cot, Saint Julien Memorial, The Ypres League, Battle of Kitcheners'.

Gordon Highlanders died at the age of 22 on 26th September, and is remembered with honour on the Tyne Cot Memorial. Stanley was in the lst Btn Gordon Highlanders (service number S/) so we think we have found the young James Carnegie in the picture lovingly kept by Stanley in his precious papers of the Great War.

Some of the soldiers from 2nd Battalion Gordons pictured in Ypres in A hundred years ago today the men from the Gordon Highlanders went “over.

People in the s were travelling over the Channel to the old front line and Brice wrote this book and The Immortal Salient with that in was a leading light and committee member in the prominent group the Ypres Cave points out that the year after this book was published, the British Legion organised a trip to Ypres for ab people.

Charles George Gordon, British general who became a national hero for his exploits in China and his ill-fated defense of Khartoum against the Mahdists.

Gordon, the son of an artillery officer, was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Royal Engineers in During the. You can book tickets from 1 May. Heading south towards Ypres, the next memorial site is the Scottish Monument at Frezenberg.

It was from the Frezenberg Ridge that three Scottish divisions joined. Atmospheric personal account by a Chaplain attached to the 1st Gordons inbeing the text of an address delivered at Aberdeen indescribing his earlier experiences at a Reinforcement Camp, then with the Highlanders at Ypres & Loos.

Orig. dec. paper over card boards, VG & scarce. See illustration on our website. - TurnerDonovan Military Books. In my current book "The Anzacs" by Peter Pedersen, I am currently reading about the battle of Passchendaele and I figured I would offer a few quotes from the book.

by Peter Pedersen “Led by Captain Frederick Moore, Diggers from the 5th Battalion surrounded the blockhouse at Black Watch Corner, on the southern corner of Polygon Wood. The battle for Ypres in October and November represented the last opportunity for open, mobile warfare on the Western Front.

In the first study of First Ypres for almost 40 years, Ian Beckett draws on a wide range of sources never previously used to reappraise the conduct of the battle, its significance and its legacy.

The Battle Book of Ypres, originally published in and now presented again as a special Centenary Edition, comprises a chronological account of the fighting in the Ypres Salient during the First World War, followed by a useful and unique alphabetical reference to the events in and around each hamlet, village or wood - names familiar to /5(5).The 2nd and 1/6th battalion Gordon Highlanders were involved in this battle (First British Army (Haig),7th (Meerut)Division) Battle: Forming part of French Commander-in-Chief Joseph Joffre's Artois Offensive in the spring of - his second large-scale infantry assault following the Champagne Offensive in December - the Battle of Festubert, in the Ypres Salient, was .