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The Church Lads' Brigade in the Great War: The 16th Service Battalion the King's Royal Rifle Corps
: The Church Lads' Brigade in the Great War: The 16th Service Battalion the King's Royal Rifle Corps
: Jean Morris
: Pen and Sword
ISBN: 1783463589
: 2015
: EPUB
: 256
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It is estimated that around 50,000 Brigade Lads served in the First World War, during which many honours and distinctions were awarded. The Brigade contributed two Service Battalions of the King's Royal Rifle Corps whose members were comprised entirely of past and present members of the Church Lads' Brigade. These were known as 'Pals' Battalions. The story of the battalion centres around the experiences of eight men who served and some who died in the Battles of The Somme, Arras and The Lys.







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