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Over the Top with the 25th: Chronicle of Events at Vimy Ridge and Courcellette (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press) (Paperback)

Author: Lewis, Lieut R.

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"The end of August, 1914, found me following my usual employment as second mate on a smallsteamboat plying between St. John''s, Newfoundland, and various stations on the coast of Labrador. The news from the front aroused my patriotism, and though my captain, who was a Britisher through and through, strongly urged me to remain with him because of the great difficulty of securing another man, I was fully made up in my mind that my clear, plain duty was to enlist. On my return trip to St. John''s I found, greatly to my disappointment, that it was all too late to enroll my name in the already organized Newfoundland regiment. There was nothing for it but to cross to Canada and try my luck at enlisting there. Arriving at Sydney, and making enquiries, I discovered that the second division was not going to be formed up for some little time, and I therefore enlisted in the 94th Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders."


Publisher Dodo Press
Mfg Part# 9781409943341
SKU 210789361
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1409943348
Release Date 2/17/2009
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0056
Publisher Dodo Press
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