Book Review: 5th (Cum.) Battalion Home Guard (youtube video)

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Book Review: 5th (Cum.) Battalion Home Guard (youtube video)

Postby kerchi » Sun Nov 17, 2013 12:12 am

Here's another book review fully titled: A Record of the 5th (Cumberland) Battalion Home Guard - Affiliated to The Border Regiment. Published Feb 1945. Compiled by Major E.G. Sarsfield-Hall, CMG.

Contains the following among other things:
History of the Battalion
Form of Enrollment in the Home Guard
Map showing the defenses of Workington
Various sketches, staff and officers stats and photos
A short history of A Company etc.
Proficiency certificates
Further photos
Complete listing of all the companies.

In memory of John Bardgett (15309 L/Cpl.), 11th Border Regiment who died 1st July 1916.

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