A HISTORY OF THE 5th BATTALION THE LINCOLNSHIRE REGIMENT

BY Colonel T. E. SANDALL, C.M.G., T.D. (late Commanding the Battalion)

With a Chapter on its Reconstitution

by Major G. H. TEALL, D.S.O. (Adjutant)

OXFORD BASIL BLACKWELL BROAD STREET MD CCCC XXII

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This text is in the public domain in the UK as copyright has expired. Thomas Edward Sandall died on 31 May 1930 and George Harris Teall died on 21 June 1939.

This text is in the public domain in the US as it was published before 1923.

The illustrations have been omitted as their copyright status is uncertain.

Contents

  1. Preface
  2. List of Illustrations
  3. Introductory
  4. Mobilization and Training
  5. Early Days in France
  6. The Ypres Salient
  7. The Hohenzollern Redoubt
  8. The Winter of 1915-16 in Flanders
  9. Egypt and the Vimy Ridge
  10. The Preparation for the Battle of the Somme
  11. The Battle of Gommecourt
  12. Trench Warfare Again
  13. The Winter of 1916-1917
  14. The Great German Retreat in 1917
  15. The Attack on Lens
  16. Trenches During The Summer and Autumn of 1917
  17. Trenches During The Winter of 1917-18
  18. Trenches During The Spring and Summer of 1918
  19. The Beginning of the Great Advance
  20. The Battle of Bellenglise and the Breaking of the Hindenburg Line
  21. The Attacks on Fresnoy and Andigny
  22. The Final Advance
  23. The End
  24. The Reconstitution of the Battalion
  25. Appendix I: List of Honours and Awards, 1915-1919
  26. Appendix II: Order of Battle February 27th, 1915.
  27. Index
  28. Index of People
  29. Index and Map of Places