The 2nd Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment in World War One, by Ian Cull
Published by Tempus in 2005, 192 pages. Paperback (N3774)
Brand New Book
This book provides an excellent history of the 2nd Royal Berkshire Regiment, and covers the period from 1911 to 1919.
The book begins in India, where the regiment was guarding the empire, and follows the recall of the unit to Europe to face the German onslaught in August 1914. The regiment went on to fight in some of the major battles and campaigns of the western front - including the Somme, Loos, and Passchendaele
The book is illustrated throughout with lots of photographs and maps, and eight appendices that contain detailed information about the Battalion - including Selected Biographies, The Battalion's earlier history (the old 66th), Visiting the battlefields today, Commanding Officers, Fatal casualties, Honours and Awards, The Roll of Honour, and The Dehli Durbar Medal recipients.