The Territorials 1908-1914


A Guide for Military and Family Historians

By: Ray Westlake
Format: Hardback
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781848843608
Published: 28th September 2011
RRP / Print Price: £19.99

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The Territorials 1908-1914

The Territorials 1908-1914 is a unique, comprehensive record of the part-time soldiers who made up the Territorial Force that supported the regular army in the years immediately before the outbreak of the First World War. Previously information on the history and organization of these dedicated amateur soldiers has been incomplete and scattered across many sources but now, in this invaluable work of reference, Ray Westlake provides an accessible introduction to the Territorial Force and a directory of the units raised in each county and each town.

The origin, aims and organization of the Territorial Force are described as well as the terms of service, recruitment, equipment and training. But the bulk of the book consists of details of over 600 Territorial units plus a comprehensive account of every city, town or village associated with them. Essential information on the all the infantry formations is supplied, but also covered are the yeomanry, the artillery, the engineers, the Royal Army Medical Corps and the Army Service Corps. 

Ray Westlake's historical guide of the Territorial Force – the forerunner of the present-day Territorial Army - will be of enduring value to military and family historians.



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