The Territorials 1908-1914: A Guide for Military and Family Historians

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Media: BOOK - hardcover, 304 pages
Author: R. Westlake
Year: 2011
ISBN: 9781848843608
Other: b&w photos, further reading
Publisher: Pen & Sword

'The Territorials 1908-1914' is a unique, comprehensive records of the part-time soldiers who made up the Territoral Force that supported the regular army in the years immediately before the outbreak of the First World War.

Previously information on the history and organisation of these dedicated amateur soldiers has been incomplete and scattered across many sources, but now in this work of reference< Ray Westlake proveds an accessible introduction to the Territorial Force and a directory of the units raised in each English county and each town.

The origin, aims and organisation of the Territorial Force are described as well as the training. But the bulk of the book consists of details of over 600 Territorial units plus a comprehensive account of every city, town or village associated with them.

Ray Westlake's historical guide to the Territorial Force, the forerunner of the present-day Territorial Army - will be of enduring value to military and family historians.

The Territorial Force
Territorial Force Units
Territorial Force Gazetteer
Further Research
Sources of Information and Recommended Further Reading

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