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7 September 1916 : Gnr George Butt

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George, first born of Frederick (a railway signalman from Somerset) and Mary. By the 1911 Census, George, a farm labourer, his parents and five siblings, were living in Long Preston, Hawes.  The year before enlisting George's sister Elsie died of a short illness.  In January 1916 he went to Settle to enlist. He joined the Royal Horse Artillery…


Guillemont, 3 September 1916 Tactics and Insights by Sebastian Laudan.

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‘Not a Single Blade of Grass...’ by Sebastian Laudan [This article first appeared in Stand To! No.106 July 2016 Special Edition]. In 1926 Oberstleutnant aD (Lieutenant Colonel, retired) Wilhelm Nau published the last volume of a series of books covering the participation of the infantry regiment he had been serving with in Belgium and France thro…