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10 September 1917 : Sgt Jules Tiberghien
One of the three Tiberghien brothers to die in the Great War, Jules was born on 22 January 1892 and began his military service at Lille with the 43rd RI in 1912. After serving as an infantryman and being wounded in action (gaining the Medaille Militaire and Croix de Guerre in the process), he became attached to the Air Corps. Killed in aerial com…
A Memoir of the Final Advance 1918
A Memoir of the Final Advance 1918 by Sergeant W G Sweet, 2nd Monmouthshire edited by Barry Johnson (This article first appeared in Stand To! pp13-16 No.30 Winter 1990) Sergeant W G Sweet The Monmouthshire Regiment of the Territorial Force, sent all three of its first line battalions to the 28th Division in France in 1914-15. The 1st Bn, raise…