Search results for Army Corps Service.

24 October 1918 : Pte John S Lamberton

/on-this-day/24-october-1918-pte-john-s-lamberton/

From Stewarton, Ayr, in January 1917, he was conscripted into the Army Service Corps, where he served under the number T/291090. He was sent to France in the summer of 1917 but soon transferred to the 11th Battalion of the Royal Fusiliers with which he took part in the Third Battle of Ypres (usually known as Passchendaele). Twice wounded whilst wit…


A Farewell to the Army Service Corps: The story of 'another' Ernest on the Piave

/world-war-i-articles/a-farewell-to-the-army-service-corps-the-story-of-another-ernest-on-the-piave/

Many of those with a passing interest in the First World War may be familiar with the semi-autobiographical account 'A Farewell to Arms' written by Ernest Hemingway which was first published in 1929. This tells the story of the activities of a soldier of the American Red Cross (in effect a thinly disguised Hemingway) on the Italian front in 1917-18…