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With the Gordons at Ypres

Alexander M. Maclean

With the Gordons at Ypres

by Alexander M. Maclean

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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

    THE YPRES CAMPAIGN In , Ypres 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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Genre/Form: Personal narratives Personal narratives, English: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Maclean, Alexander M., With the Gordons at Ypres. Buy With the Gordons at Ypres by Andrew M. Maclean (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Andrew M. Maclean. Buy With The Gordons At Ypres by Maclean A M (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Maclean A M. 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.

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 With the Gordons at Ypres book 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 sincethe 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: