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006: Winter 1982:

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Cambridgeshire Kitcheners: A History of the 11th (Service) Battalion (Cambs) Suffolk Regiment.

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By Joanna Costin Pen and Sword (2016) £25.00 ISBN 9-781-47386-900-4 319pp 163 b/w photos Following the outbreak of war in the summer of 1914 and the subsequent call for volunteers, the men of Cambridgeshire were not slow in stepping forward in the service of their country. However, in a departure from standard practice, these enthusiastic new…


18 February 1917 : Pte. John Jackson, 9th Bn. Suffolk Regt.

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Employed as a cotton weaver prior to the war, he was conscripted into service in 1916 and initially joined the East Lancashire Regiment (as 28410) in Preston before being transferred to the 11th Bn. Suffolk Regiment for active service. Serving on the Western front from mid-1916, John saw action in the latter stages of the Battle of the Somme befor…