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The Journey’s End Battalion: The 9th East Surrey in the Great War


“R.C. Sherriff, author of Journey’s End, the most famous play of the Great War, saw all his front line service with the 9th Battalion East Surrey Regiment. This intense experience profoundly affected his writing and, through his play, it continues to have a powerful influence on our understanding of the conflict. Yet the story of his battalion has never been told in full until now. In The Journey’s End Battalion, Michael Lucas gives a vivid account of its history. Using official and…

The Journey S End Battalion

Author : Michael Lucas  |  Pub Date : 2012-10-24  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 9781781599945
ISBN 13 : 1781599947

R.C. Sherriff, author of Journey’s End, the most famous play of the Great War, saw all his front line service with the 9th Battalion East Surrey Regiment. This intense experience..



From Journey S End To The Dam Busters

Author : Roland Wales  |  Pub Date : 2016-09-30  |  Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 9781473860711
ISBN 13 : 1473860717

Kingston playwright R.C. Sherriff came to fame with his First World War drama Journey’s End, which was based on his own experiences as a young officer on the Western Front. Its s..



Posh Boys

Author : Robert Verkaik  |  Pub Date : 2018-07-05  |  Publisher : Oneworld Publications

ISBN 10 : 9781786073846
ISBN 13 : 1786073846

Imagine a world where leaders are able to pass power directly to their children. These children are plucked from their nurseries and sent to beautiful compounds far away from all t..



Journey S End The Classic War Play Explored

Author : Robert Gore-Langton  |  Pub Date : 2013-06-20  |  Publisher : Oberon Books

ISBN 10 : 9781849438728
ISBN 13 : 1849438722

R C Sherriff’s Journey’s End is a syllabus text and the most famous play about World War One. First staged in 1928, this book tells the story of what went into the making of th..



Journey S End

Author : R. C. Sherriff  |  Pub Date : 2000-10-26  |  Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780141912769
ISBN 13 : 0141912766

Set in the First World War, Journey's End concerns a group of British officers on the front line and opens in a dugout in the trenches in France. Raleigh, a new eighteen-year-old o..



The History Of The 12th Bermondsey Battalion East Surrey Regiment

Author : John Aston  |  Pub Date : 2012-03-26  |  Publisher : Andrews UK Limited

ISBN 10 : 9781781515853
ISBN 13 : 1781515859

The 12th E Surreys were raised on 14th May 1915 by the Mayor and Borough of Bermondsey, and in October the battalion joined 122nd Brigade, 41st Division, the last of the Kitchener ..



20th Hussars In The Great War

Author : Major J. C. Darling  |  Pub Date : 2012-02-29  |  Publisher : Andrews UK Limited

ISBN 10 : 9781781511893
ISBN 13 : 1781511896

When war broke out, the 20th Hussars were in Colchester, where they had been since 1911. They were one of the three regiments making up the 5th Cavalry Brigade commanded by Brig-Ge..



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