The 6th Battalion the Cheshire Regiment in the Great War: A Territorial Battalion on the Western Front 1914 - 1918

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The 6th Battalion, the Cheshire Regiment, was a pre-war Territorial battalion that recruited in the North Cheshire towns of Stockport, Hyde and Stalybridge, together with the Derbyshire town of Glossop. The majority of its part-time soldiers worked in the area s cotton mills and hat making factories. One of the first Territorial battalions to see action in the Great War, it went overseas in November 1914, taking part in the famous Christmas truce a few weeks later. In 1916, it saw major action during the Battle of the ...

The 6th Battalion the Cheshire Regiment in the Great War: A Territorial Battalion on the Western Front 1914 - 1918 2017, Pen & Sword Military, South Yorkshire

ISBN-13: 9781473897588

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