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1st Bn, Royal Berkshire Regiment - A transcription of an audio tape made by Lieutenant Colonel Arthur Alan Hanbury Sparrow DSO. MC, relating to his service in the Battalion during the 1st World War. This was made in the 1960s. This account gives a good description of the mobilization of the Battalion at Aldershot in 1914. After the war, he wrote a book about his experiences called ?The Land Locked Lake?. The title of the book referred to the battle of Passchendale. During the 1st World War, this officer served and was wounded in both the 1st and 2nd Battalions.
Person(s): Sparrow, A A H, Lieutenant Colonel,
Royal Berkshire Regiment, 1st Bn