The History of the Prince of Wales' Civil Service Rifles
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The History of the Prince of Wales' Civil Service Rifles

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  • THE HISTORY OF THE PRINCE OF WALES’ OWN CIVIL SERVICE RIFLES
  • NOTE BY THE EDITOR
  • CONTENTS
  • APPENDICES
  • PLATES1
  • SKETCH MAPS
  • CHAPTER I 1859-19092
    • Somerset House Volunteers, 1798.
    • Bank of England Volunteers, 1798.
    • Volunteers of 1802.
    • Disbandment.
    • General Meeting at Audit Office.
    • First Attempts at Formation.
    • Audit Corps Formed.
    • Other Corps Formed.
    • First Council Meeting.
    • Title of Corps.
    • Uniform.
    • Customs Corps Secede.
    • Prince of Wales.
    • Chaplain.
    • C.O.
    • Adjutant.
    • Surgeon.
    • Major.
    • Composition of Corps.
    • First Battalion Drill, &c.
    • Musketry Instruction.
    • Queen’s Review.
  • CHAPTER II Eccentricities.
    • Dramatic Performance.
    • Regimental Ball.
    • Band.
    • Subscription Fund.
    • 1861. First Easter Monday Review.
    • 1862.
  • CHAPTER III
    • 1863. Prince of Wales’ Challenge Cup.
    • Adjutants: Captain Adair, 1862-3. Captain Lombard, 1864-1886.
    • 1864.
    • Shooting of Period.
    • Majors.
    • 1866—Bank of England Company.
    • Camp at Wimbledon.
    • Major Du Plat Taylor.
    • 1871.
    • School of Instruction.
    • Major Hawker.
    • 50th Middlesex Formed.
    • Dramatic Society.
    • Major Currie.
    • Lord Bury.
    • Title Altered.
    • 21st Year.
    • Change of Rifle.
    • Adjutants.
    • Jubilee Year.
  • CHAPTER IV
    • Wimbledon Ranges.
    • The Flagstaff.
    • Wimbledon Camp.
    • Shooting.
    • The Aldershot Drills.
    • Camps of Instruction.
    • The Old Deer Park.
  • CHAPTER V
    • Change of Uniform.
    • Resignation of Lord Bury.
    • Staff Promotions.
    • Building of Head Quarters.
    • 1892.
    • 1893.
    • 1894.
    • 1895.
    • 1896.
    • 1897.
    • 1898. “Prince of Wales’ Own.”
    • 1899.
    • 1900.
    • 1901. Field Army Brigades.
    • 1903.
    • 1902.
    • School of Arms.
    • “Daily Telegraph” Cup.
    • 1904.
    • The Territorial and Reserve Forces Act, 1907.
    • 15th (Co. of London) Battalion, 4th London Brigade.
    • 1908.
    • 1910.7
    • 1911.
    • 1912.
    • 1913.
    • 1914.
  • 1st Battalion Civil Service Rifles By Captain P. Davenport, M.C.9
  • INTRODUCTION
  • CHAPTER I “17TH OF MARCH MEN”
  • CHAPTER II GIVENCHY AND FESTUBERT
  • CHAPTER III A “BON WAR”
  • CHAPTER IV LOOS AND THE SPINNEY
  • CHAPTER V WINTER IN THE LOOS SALIENT.
    • NEW SONG OF HIAWATHA.
  • CHAPTER VI NOTRE DAME DE LORETTE
  • CHAPTER VII VIMY RIDGE, 1916
  • CHAPTER VIII CALONNE RICOUART AND SOUCHEZ
  • CHAPTER IX THE TREK
  • CHAPTER X HIGH WOOD
  • CHAPTER XI EAUCOURT L’ABBE AND THE BUTTE DE WARLENCOURT
  • CHAPTER XII A REST CURE IN THE YPRES SALIENT
  • CHAPTER XIII THE SALIENT IN WINTER
  • CHAPTER XIV THE MORINGHEM TREK
  • CHAPTER XV MESSINES—7TH JUNE, 1917
  • CHAPTER XVI THE RENAISSANCE
  • CHAPTER XVII LAST DAYS IN THE YPRES SALIENT
  • CHAPTER XVIII ANOTHER REST CURE. GAVRELLE AND OPPY
  • CHAPTER XIX BOURLON WOOD AND THE HINDENBURG LINE
  • CHAPTER XX THE RETREAT
  • CHAPTER XXI MONTHS OF “WIND UP”
  • CHAPTER XXII INTENSIVE TRAINING
  • CHAPTER XXIII THE GREAT ADVANCE
  • CHAPTER XXIV BACK TO THE COAL-FIELDS
  • CHAPTER XXV THE ARMISTICE
  • CHAPTER XXVI HOME
  • PREFACE
  • CHAPTER XXVII FORMATION—TRAINING—IRISH REBELLION, 1916—AND DEPARTURE FOR FRANCE, JUNE, 1916
  • CHAPTER XXVIII FRANCE, 22ND JUNE, 1916, TO 19TH NOVEMBER, 1916—IN THE TRENCHES AT NEUVILLE ST. VAAST—BATTALION RAID—JOURNEY TO MARSEILLES.
  • CHAPTER XXIX THE VOYAGE TO SALONICA—MALTA—SALONICA, 30TH NOVEMBER, 1916—JOURNEY TO KATERINA—OUTPOSTS AT STIPI.
  • CHAPTER XXX LEAVING KATERINA—TREK TO THE DOIRAN FRONT—KARASULI NIGHT
  • CHAPTER XXXI ON THE DOIRAN-VARDAR FRONT—THE ADVANCE
  • CHAPTER XXXII ALEXANDRIA, 23RD JUNE, 1917—ISMAILIA—BELAH—DESERT TRAINING—GAMBLI AND TEL EL FARA—EL SHAULTH—PREPARATIONS FOR THE PALESTINE OFFENSIVE
  • CHAPTER XXXIII BEERSHEBA, 1917 (21ST OF OCTOBER TO 4TH OF NOVEMBER)—WADI WELFARE
  • CHAPTER XXXIV KAUWUKAH AND RUSHDI SYSTEMS—ATTACK—SHERIA—MUNTARET—HUJ—NEJILEH—AND TO GAZA VIA SHERIA
  • CHAPTER XXXV THE MARCH FROM GAZA UP COUNTRY—ENAB—THE CAPTURE OF JERUSALEM—TEL-EL-FUL—BIREH.
  • CHAPTER XXXVI IBN OBEID—BETHANY—JEBEL EKTIEF—JERUSALEM—MUKMAS
  • CHAPTER XXXVII JERUSALEM—MUKMAS—JERICHO—ES SALT—WADI EL JIB
  • CHAPTER XXXVIII EL HAUD—AIN ARIK—SURAFEND—KANTARA—ALEXANDRIA—JOURNEY TO ITALY
  • CHAPTER XXXIX JOURNEY THROUGH ITALY AND FRANCE—RECONSTRUCTION—MOULLE—ST. SYLVESTER CAPPEL—MONT ROUGE—LOCRE—DRANOUTRE—MONT VIDAGNE.
  • CHAPTER XL NEUVE EGLISE—MESSINES—HOUTHEM—WYTSCHAETE
  • CHAPTER XLI AMERICA CORNER—THE ATTACK—CROSSING THE LYS—BOUS—BECQUE—RONCQ—THE PURSUIT TOWARDS THE RIVER SCHELDT—PETIT TOURCOING—AVELGHEM—THE ARMISTICE—COURTRAI AREA—MARCH OVER DEVASTATED AREA VIA ARMENTIERES—BOESINGHEM—BASE DUTIES—THE END.
  • 3rd Battalion Civil Service Rifles By Major H. Duncan Lewis
    • Richmond Park.
  • CHAPTER XLIII THE RECONSTITUTED BATTALION
  • APPENDIX I Regimental Plate
  • APPENDIX II STAFF. Commanding Officers.
    • THE GREAT WAR. 1/15 Bn. London Regiment.
    • 2/15 Bn. London Regiment.
    • 3/15 Bn. London Regiment.
    • AFTER THE WAR.
    • Adjutants.
    • THE GREAT WAR
    • 1/15 Bn. London Regiment.
    • 2/15 Bn. London Regiment.
    • 3/15 Bn. London Regiment.
    • AFTER THE WAR.
    • Regimental Sergeant-Majors.
    • THE WAR.
    • 1/15th Battalion London Regiment.
    • 2/15th Battalion London Regiment.
    • 3/15th Battalion London Regiment.
    • After the War.
  • APPENDIX III MEMBERS WHO SERVED IN SOUTH AFRICAN WAR. Imperial Yeomanry.
    • C.I.V.
    • Royal Irish Rifles.
    • South African Constabulary.
    • Royal Engineers.
    • Army Service Corps.
    • Special Service.
    • Field Hospital.
  • APPENDIX IV SCHOOL OF ARMS.
    • Royal Military Tournament Challenge Cup Winners.
    • Royal Military Tournament (Army and Navy Championship Medals).
    • Royal Military Tournament Silver Medallists.
    • Amateur Championships.
  • APPENDIX VI CASUALTY LIST.
  • APPENDIX V A Statement of the strength of the Corps at the end of each year from 1860 to 1914.
    • “KEY.”
  • APPENDIX VII DECORATIONS AND AWARDS: OFFICERS.
    • Distinguished Service Order.
    • Military Cross.
    • Other Decorations.
    • Mentioned in Despatches.
  • DECORATIONS AND AWARDS: OTHER RANKS.
    • Military Cross.
    • Distinguished Conduct Medal.
    • Military Medal.
    • Other Decorations.
    • Mentioned in Despatches.
    • Brought to Notice for Gallant and Distinguished Conduct in the Field.
  • APPENDIX VIII OFFICERS WHO SERVED IN THE PERIOD 1914-1919.
    • Darker Type Represents Officers who Died.
    • LIST OF OFFICERS OF 1ST BATTALION ON LANDING IN FRANCE, MARCH, 1915.
  • APPENDIX IX Other Ranks who served in the period 1914-1919.
    • Transcriber's Note:
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