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    The Remount Service in the UK in War-Time

    By War Office

    Paperback £6.59

    The Remount Service played an important role in the Great War in ensuring that horses were available and supplied as required to both the Territorial Force as well as the Base Remount Depot of the Overseas Army. This booklet is both a statement and instructions issued by the director of...

    Notes on the French Horse-Breeding & Remount Organization

    By War Office

    Paperback £6.59

    This book details the importance of horses during the Great War, not only in Britain but within the Entente Powers such as France. Written during a visit to France it looks at the efficiency of France's Ministry of Agriculture in the breeding and purchase to meet requirements.

    Details of the Sets of Harness Required for the Various Natures of Service Pattern Vehicles

    By War Office

    Paperback £6.59

    Using detailed tables, this book gives information on the types of harness required for vehicles such as General Service Wagons and Gun Carriages.

    The Impressment of Horses & Horse-Drawn Vehicles in Time of National Emergency

    By War Office

    Paperback £8.29

    This book is a detailed explanation of how the British Army went about acquiring the horses and horse-drawn vehicles required at a time of national emergency. It gives details of the remuneration available as well as samples of the forms, documents and legislation that had to be followed.

    40WO3140_Notes_on_Pack_Transport(1916)

    By War Office

    Paperback £6.59

    During the Great War, animals - specifically horses - were needed to transport heavy loads, and it was important that this was done in the safest possible way to avoid injury. This booklet instructs the way in which this should be done, from how to fit pack saddles, maximum weights...

    116GN5533_Remount_Manual_(War)

    By War Office

    Paperback £6.59

    Ensuring that the British Army was supplied with the necessary numbers of horses needed in time of national emergency - was something that took great organization. This book details the breakdown of the Remount Service's duties such as purchasing, training, issuing and convalescing.

    SS306_Notes on German Fuzes and Typical French and Belgian Fuzes

    By War Office

    Paperback £11.54

    With more than 856 million shells fired during the Great War, the fuze was a vital device in the munitions industry for all sides involved. When the French first encountered the German artillery it became apparent that they had a much larger and more varied range of guns and Howitzers....

    UNCLE LAWRENCE IN THE GREAT WAR - His service with the 4th, 16th & 19th Lancashire Fusiliers

    By TERRY WHIPPY

    Paperback £6.59

    The story of a sixteen-and-a-half year old boy who joins the army in September 1914 and goes on to become an officer in the Lancashire Fusiliers in April 1915. In 1916 he is posted to the Somme and takes part in the attack on Thiepval on the immortalised 1st July....

    FOR KENT AND COUNTRY: Kent’s Cricketers in the Great War 1914–1918

    By Paul Lewis

    Paperback £12.84

    This book covers the events of the Great War of 1914 to 1918, relating the story of the military service and wartime deeds of the men who played for the Kent County Cricket Club Elevens.

    FOR KENT AND COUNTRY: Kent’s Cricketers in the Great War

    By Paul Lewis

    Hardback £16.74

    A testimony to the contribution made by Kent cricketers, during The Great War.

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