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The Story of the 62nd (West Riding) Division by Everard Wyrall


Depending on how one would define a Divisional History, approximately forty British Divisional Histories were published between 1919 and 1939.[i]  Care does need to be exercised with this number, as certain titles listed by Dr Bourne are stories of sub-units[ii] or seemingly merely lists[iii] or cover only a brief period of the division’s war servi…

Everard Wyrall (1878-1932): Military Historian


Last April [2021] I was asked to supervise a Wolverhampton University MA dissertation on 1/7th Northumberland Fusiliers. The battalion was in 50th (Northumbrian) Division TF, so before doing anything else I consulted my copy of the divisional history by Everard Wyrall. And then something happened that might have happened at any point in the past fo…