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B. Kenny T. W. MacDowell W. J. Milne E. W. Sifton E. Sykes J. W. Whittle J. G. Pattison H. Waller D. waterproof coat H. S. Mugford J. Cunningham J. W. Ormsby C. Pope A. Henderson D. P. Hirsch E. Foster E. Brooks R. L. Haine A. O. Pollard J. Welch R. G. Combe J. Harrison G. Jarratt M. W. Heaviside G. J. Howell T. cloth wardrobe R. V. Moon A. White T. H. B. Maufe J. Carroll S. Frickleton R. C. Grieve W. Ratcliffe J. S. Dunville F. B. Wearne F. Youens T. Barratt assets Bibliography Plates Copyright ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS i want to thank the workers of the next associations for his or her counsel in the course of the six-month learn for this publication: the Commonwealth struggle Graves fee, the Imperial conflict Museum, the nationwide military Museum and the nationwide records. additionally, i might additionally wish to thank the archivists and curators of the numerous regimental museums and libraries who've spoke back to my requests for info. the place lately taken images were incorporated, their vendors were said with every one person representation. As was once the case with my past books within the VCs of the 1st global warfare sequence, Donald C. Jennings of Florida has been immensely variety in offering me with photos of a number of the graves or memorials integrated during this publication. the various maps utilized in this publication are from the British army historical past, army Operations France and Belgium, 1914–1918, edited via J. E. Edmonds and released by means of Macmillan/HMSO from 1922 to 1949. Maurice Johnson has once more spent many hours within the nationwide documents in Kew on my behalf, checking the conflict Diaries of the devices concerned with the lads who gained the VC within the first 1/2 1917. different people who have additionally given assist in many ways comprise Peter Batchelor, who additionally compiled the index, Brian top, John Cameron, Jack Cavanagh, Colonel Terry Cave CBE, Karen Dennis, invoice Fulton, Peter Harris, Steve Snelling, Anthony Staunton and Iain Stewart. folks who supplied both fabric or counsel yet whose names are usually not pointed out the following were said within the resources part on the finish of the ebook. PREFACE TO THE 2012 version The background Press has determined to re-issue the VCs of the 1st international warfare sequence in new versions and i've taken good thing about this determination by way of revising and updating the texts of the present quantity. because the preliminary study for this booklet was once performed approximately fifteen years in the past there was an expanding curiosity in and wisdom of the tales and lives of the boys who have been offered the nation’s and the Commonwealth’s maximum army honour. proof of this is often present in the quantity of latest books being released at the topic, in addition to the re-issuing of servicemen’s documents via the nationwide records and the accessibility of alternative files of relatives background, that are now to be had through Ancestry, the kinfolk historical past journal. the net has additionally performed a massive half, even supposing info bought utilizing this system must always be tested through cross-checking. eventually, the founding of the Victoria go Society in 2002 by means of Brian most sensible has inspired additional study and e-book of informative articles at the holders of the Victoria pass.

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