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With the Gordons at Ypres

Alexander M. Maclean

With the Gordons at Ypres

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Published by A. Gardner in Paisley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. Army. Gordon Highlanders.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, English.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Rev. A.M. Maclean.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD542.Y7 M3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination70 p.
    Number of Pages70
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6588708M
    LC Control Number16015305
    OCLC/WorldCa4655538

      Albion Hotel: Superb hotel! - See 1, traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Albion Hotel at Tripadvisor.1K TripAdvisor reviews.   this book is dedicated to the rt. hon. david lloyd george, m.p., to whose prevision, energy and tenacity the army and the empire owe so much. by field-marshal viscount french of ypres, k.p., o.m., etc. with maps. london constable and company ltd. contents (p. vii).


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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 With the Gordons at Ypres book our website. - TurnerDonovan Military Books.

With the Gordons at Ypres, By Alexander M. Maclean. Abstract "This address was delivered in the West parish church, Aberdeen, on the evening of March 5th."Mode of access: Internet Topics: Great Britain.

Army. Gordon Highlanders., World War, Author: Alexander M. Maclean. 3rd Ypres: Peter Barton's 'Passchendaele: unseen panoramas from the Third battle of Ypres'.

Not the cheapest, but possibly the heaviest. A well-balanced and well-written book, easy to read, packed with photos, maps and diagrams to help explain it all. 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. Gordon Murray, designer of numerous Brabham Formula 1 winners and co-designer of the McLaren MP4/4, releases One Formula – 50 years of Car Design Formula 1 designer Gordon Murray launched his long-awaited book One Formula – 50 years of Car Design on Tuesday at the Royal Automobile Club in London’s Pall Mall.

Interviewed on stage by Philip Porter, his co-author and publisher, Murray said. Jack Sheldon’s book on Ypres adds some interesting insights from the German point of view (page ).

The Gordons suffered heavy losses including Lt Col Uniacke the CO (p18) By Nov 5th the 2nd Battalion was at Locre having marched through the night, by the 7th they were at Meteren. Show all records Show only records with digitised media. Show only records with digitised media.

Asides in the book include: the Mystery of Gordon Blackader, Byng of the Bing Boys, and the Story of the Menin Gate. Profusely illustrated with maps, photos and drawings, and includes a fold-out Tour map at the back of the book. This volume was made into. "Estaminet made from a Nissen hut and a converted dugout, Ypres." We are thankful to Jeremy Gordon-Smith for permission to use this recolourised image, taken by Corporal Ivan Bawtree.

The. He was of the 1st Battalion Gordon Highlanders, S/ I can see from his medal card that France was the first theatre of war served in, and he first entered on the 18th of December David was killed in action at 22 years old on 2nd of Marchin 'The Actions of the Bluff' in Ypres.

At the battle of Ypres in Octoberthe British line came under enormous pressure and was in danger of being broken. The Belgian city of Ypres was the last obstacle between the French Channel ports and the advancing German army. The fighting began on the 19th of October and lasted for over a month.

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 With the Gordons at Ypres bookthe actual 'Gordon.

The Gordons raised 21 battalions in the First World War, serving on the Western Front and in Italy and winning 65 battle honours. The regular force battalions (1st and 2nd Gordons) were immediately assigned to the British Expeditionary Force on the outbreak of war.

3rd (Reserve) Gordons remained in Aberdeen to serve as the depot unit for the duration of the war. On receiving this book my first thought was ‘Oh – yet another guide to the Ypres Salient’: I was perhaps a little unfair. This is a valuable guide.

As might be expected, with Helion’s excellent production values – all maps and photographs are in colour and very clearly-produced.

Sergeant J. Bell, 2nd Gordon Highlanders. Proceeded with 7th Division to Zeebrugge, took part in the fighting round Ypres in October 19I4. Wounded and taken prisoner of war, October 29th, Leg amputated (below knee). Exchanged with disabled prisoner of. Ypres’s notoriety was built not only on the ferocity of the fighting, and a victory won at such great loss, but by the conditions in which it was fought.

Constant shelling churned the clay soil. The Gordons were crime fiction authors Gordon Gordon (born MaAnderson, Indiana – died Ma ), and his wife, Mildred Nixon Gordon (born JKansas – died February 3,Tucson, Arizona).Both attended the University of Arizona where they met and later married in They wrote numerous crime fiction novels, some of which were filmed.

The title of Daniel Dancocks’ book on the 10th Battalion, Gallant Canadians, evokes the theme of courage and determination. Andrew Iarocci, who has published the most detailed account of the Canadian actions at Second Ypres, believes that “an immediate counterattack, cloaked by darkness,” was the proper response to the situation whether.

The Battles of Ypres, (Third Ypres) 31 July – 10 November the Battles of Ypres, The British finally got what they had wanted since the opportunity to attack at Ypres and breakout of the confines of the salient of trenches around it.

The book concludes with a summary of what ifs as well as an analysis of why it precipitated the removal of Sir John French from overall command and the promotion of Douglas Haig to that position.

A small aside: This battle was one that the British fought as a political sop to the s:   Ypres, Mons, and the Retreat by Capt G. Gordon () on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ypres, Mons, and the Retreat by Capt G.

Gordon () Books Go Search Hello Select your address Best Sellers Customer Service New Releases Find a Gift Whole Foods. Ypres (now Ieper) is a town in the Province of West Flanders.

The Memorial is situated at the eastern side of the town on the road to Menin (Menen) and Courtrai (Kortrijk). Each night at 8 pm the traffic is stopped at the Menin Gate while buglers of the Last Post Association sound the Last Post in the roadway under the Memorial's arches.

THE YPRES CAMPAIGN InYpres was a quiet Belgian town that was more of a religious center, with Saint Martin’s Cathedral and the C British I Corps and composition of a RFA Brigade On August 6 to 10, 80, troops of the BEF w horses, field guns, and machine guns, were gathered at the Southampton and.

Ypres, book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. World War I, also known as WWI (abbreviation), the First World War, the Great War, and "The War to End All Wars", was a global military conflict that took place mostly in Europe between and It left millions dead and re-shaped the modern world.

The outcomes of World War I would be important factors in the development of World War II 21 years later. Hill 60 is a World War I battlefield memorial site and park in the Zwarteleen area of Zillebeke south of Ypres, is located about kilometres ( mi) from the centre of Ypres and directly on the railway line to Comines.

Before World War I the hill was known locally as Côte des Amants (French for Lover's Knoll). The site comprises two areas of raised land separated by the railway. His gravesite is unknown, but his name is inscribed on the Menin Gate, South Face, Pa Ypres Belgium.

Thomas “Tom” Archibald Meredith He returned to Vancouver, British Columbia, in and suffered from fallen arches and heart palpitations brought on from his service in France.

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.

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Major and 's Battlefield Guide to Ypres Salient (Major & Mrs Holt's Battlefield Guide) (Paperback) by Tonie Holt and Valmai Holt. Published by Pen & Sword Books Ltd.

Pap/Map edition (14 Feb ); pages. ISBN & ISBN Gordon Brett lied to enlist in the navy in January at age sixteen and became the forty-eighth Canadian to enlist for naval service. He served both on submarines and aboard the ships HMCS Niobe, HMCS Rainbow, and HMCS engine he was fixing aboard the Niobe exploded and he spent two years in a hospital in Port Royal, Jamaica.

He was discharged in February and served. Gordon Cope I don't have any mysteries in my background that would qualify, but I do have one that rates as a potential plot for a war story. In World War I, my g more I don't have any mysteries in my background that would qualify, but I do have one that rates as a potential plot for a war story.

In World War I, my great-grandfather John Kenyon was a quarter-master sergeant for the Royal /5(27).

Harry later transferred to the Gordon Highlanders and fought on the Somme and at Ypres. He was wounded twice, on one occasion being blown up with a. The town of Ypres is about 10 min. away by car and easy to get to. It is worth visiting the old part of the city (though everything has been rebuilt since WWI's devastation) as well as the nearby Menin Gate, a large memorial to UK and UK colonial forces where there is a ceremony each night at 8 on: Moortelweg 4, Boezinge, Ypres And then there is Ivan, a man I would like to have known.

That he was a good man shines through the pages of this lovely book. It is fitting to know that he rests in peace. Reviewed by Mark Barnes for War History Online. PHOTOGRAPHING THE FALLEN A War Graves Photographer on the Western Front By Jeremy Gordon-Smith Pen & Sword Military. Pte Robert Gordon, 4th Gordon Highlanders.

Robert Patrick Gordon was born on 5th August at Christkirk, Kennethmont and was the second oldest of a family of three brothers and four sisters. His parents were James Adam and Jeannie Gordon. He was known to his family and friends as Pat.

Albion Hotel: Perfect Location, Great Staff - See 1, traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Albion Hotel at Tripadvisor.1K TripAdvisor reviews. Private George Beedie is named on Ypres (Menin gate) Memorial panel 38 Menenstraat,Ieper, Belgium.

This is dedicated to the British and Commonwealth soldiers who were killed in the Ypres Salient of World War 1 and their graves are unknown. The architect was Reginald Blomfield and .The book concludes with the foundation of the IWGC inits activities up until and a simple guide to the northern section of the Western Front.

This is linked to locations Bawtree visited, a chapter about the post–war restoration of Ypres and his life after - We want to visit our Great Uncles, who died here fighting with the Gordon Highlanders during World War 1. See more ideas about Ypres, World war, War pins.