The Royal Berkshire Regiment in the First World War - 5th Battalion
A paperback book of 243 pages with the addition of extracts from the Regimental History, a Roll of Honour, Awards and Decorations, the Organisation of Battle and an Index makes this latest edition a much improved version. This book is for all those with an interest in the 5th Battalion Royal Berkshires during World War 1. The original diary is only to be seen at the National Archives at Kew, London, so publishing this transcript will assist all those who are interested and also hopefully reduce the demand to see the originals. The narrative text, extracted from the excellent History of The Royal Berkshire Regiment Volume 2 by F Lorraine Petrie relating to the service of the 5th Battalion Royal Berkshires in World War 1, and a transcription from the Battalion War Diary for the period May 1915 – May 1919 will hopefully give as complete a picture as possible.