Download e-book for kindle: Aristocrats Go to War: Uncovering the Zillebeke Cemetery by Jerry Murland

By Jerry Murland

ISBN-10: 1848841523

ISBN-13: 9781848841529

Zillebeke’s small churchyard army cemetery offers the foundation for this fascinating piece of army and social background. the writer has researched into the exploits and backgrounds of 27 fallen squaddies, the bulk being officials of the Guards and Cavalry, in addition to ‘other ranks’ and 6 Canadians.

The consequence is an engaging and relocating ebook that emphasizes the indiscriminate nature of warfare. Privilege and wealth have been no safeguard opposed to bullets and shells and all males despite historical past took their percentages, status shoulder to shoulder. the first conflict of Ypres in past due 1914 was once in lots of methods the final stand of ‘Britain’s Contemptible Little military’ (as the Kaiser known as it) and the Ypres Salient used to be to stay the focal point of quite a bit scuffling with over the following 4 years.

Thanks to exact study and help from the households involved, the writer has unearthed letters, memorabilia and photographs.

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