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           Richard Holmes
 
Hardy, Revd Theodore Bayley 515, 518

  Harfleur 182, 337, 342–3, 344–5, 579

  Harington, Maj. Gen. Sir Charles ‘Tim’ 55–232

  Harkness, Revd James 509

  Harper, Maj. Gen. George ‘Uncle 181, 182, 228, 429

  Harrison, E. G. W. 121

  Harrods department store, London 141, 229

  Harrowby Camp, Grantham 390

  Harvey, Will 605, 610

  Haspres 72

  Hatton, Trooper S. F. 127–8, 135

  Haumont 24

  Havrincourt 237

  Hawkings, Pte Frank 172, 177, 248–9, 253, 270, 285, 304, 317, 353–4, 372, 421, 463, 477, 484, 546, 573

  Hawthorn Ridge 46, 458

  Hay, Maj. Ian (real name Ian Hay Beith) 179, 296

  Hazebrouck 68, 242

  Headlam, Brig. Gen. Tommy 207–8

  Heardman, L/Cpl F. 383

  Hearn, Pte 298

  Heath, Maj. 123

  Heathcote, Brig. Gen. Charles 221

  Hebuterne 253, 315, 477

  Heenan, Cardinal John 506

  Helfaut 350

  Hellfire Corner (Ypres) 522

  Helm, Revd G. F. 605

  Helm, Lt Cyril 264, 387, 400, 475

  Henderson, Arthur 45

  Henderson, Lt Col the Hon. H. C, 128

  Henencourt 521

  Henriques, Lt Basil 433

  Henry V, King 22

  Henry, G. A. 108

  Heppenstall, Walter xxvi-xxvii

  Herbert, Aubrey, 338

  Hermaville 228

  Hertig, Capt. von 47

  Heytesbury, Lt. Col. Lord 141

  High Wood (Somme) 42, 91, 204, 217, 383, 440–42, 455, 456, 537

  Hill 60 (Ypres) 386, 418, 457, 459, 465

  Hinchcliffe, Quartermaster 291

  Hindenburg, Field Marshal Paul von Beneckendorff und

  replaces Falkenhayn 48

  supposed ‘Lions led by Donkeys’ conversation xxi

  Hindenburg Line 11, 28, 30, 50, 52, 64, 65, 70, 71, 258, 267, 537–553

  Hinges Chateau 226

  Hiscock, Pte Eric 171, 268, 286, 492, 530–31‘ 596 599

  Hisloriale de la Grande Guerre 51

  Hodges, Corporal Frederick 93–4, 119, 262, 322, 327, 501, 527, 538, 549, 572–3, 582

  Hog’s Back (Guildford) 4, 23

  Hohenzollern Redoubt 38

  Holland, Lt Col 83

  Holmes, Pte 360

  Holmes, Richard: Redcoat 490

  Holmes, Maj. Gen. William 213

  Holyrood 154

  Home, Brig. Gen. Archibald ‘Sally’ 230, 231, 436, 439, 442, 496

  homosexuality 598–9

  Honnechy 446

  Hood, Pte 601

  Hood, Pte Tom 111

  Hooge (Ypres) 384, 525

  Hooge Chateau (Ypres) 236

  Hooge Ridge (Ypres) 458

  Hooke, Enid A. 456

  Hooke, Lt Col Utten Lamont 199, 456

  Hornby, Capt. Charles 437, 585

  Home, Gen. Sir Henry 209, 218

  horses 161–5, 237, 273–4, 338, 350, 371, 396, 422, 436, 437, 440, 442, 446, 449, 450, 466, 548, 579, 603, 604, 624, 625

  Horsley, Sir Victor 331

  hospitals 164, 468, 478–81, 485, 509, 605, 616

  Hotel du Rhin (Amiens) 592

  Hotel Lion d’Or (Rheims) 190

  Houplines 195, 361

  House of Commons 106, 128, 155

  House of Lords 102, 106, 125, 128

  Howard, Pte Hon. M. F. S. 76

  Howe, Lord 114

  howitzers

  4.5–inch 10, 175, 371, 395, 409, 410 6–inch 404

  9.2–inch 371, 404, 410

  Hubback, Brig. Gen. Arthur 208

  Hubbard, Pte Arthur 552

  Hughes, Col. Sam 216

  Huguet, Col. Victor 26

  Hulluch 325

  Humbercamps (Arras) 493–4

  Hundred Days 72, 180–81, 213, 234, 237, 273, 274, 275, 394, 434, 605, 615, 627

  Hunt, Carew 619

  Hunter, Charley 128

  Hunter-Weston, Lt Gen. Sir Aylmer, MP 234, 496

  Hurrah for the CRE! (sappers’ song) 175

  Hurtgen forest 14

  Husey, Brig. Gen. Ralph 208–9

  Hussey, John 56

  Hutchinson Committee (1905) 121

  Hutchison, Lt. Col. Graham Seton 15–16, 340, 360–61, 383, 391, 392, 613

  Hutton, Lt. Gen. Sir Thomas 192–3, 201

  Ilkley Grammar School, Yorkshire 133

  illegitimacy 101

  Imperial War Graves Commission 628

  Imperial War Museum, London 628

  Department of Documents xxiii

  income xxv, 99, 100

  see also British Army: pay

  India 13, 76, 80, 104, 118, 143, 322, 467

  Indian Army 13, 83, 122, 144

  2nd Cavalry Division 440

  Deccan Horse 440, 441

  Indian Corps 457

  Secunderabad Cavalry Brigade 440, 441, 442

  indirect fire 395, 414, 422

  infant mortality rate 101

  Infantry Training 1914 245

  influenza epidemic (1918–19) 625

  Ingorville-Williams, Maj. Gen. Edward C. 177, 197, 213

  Inland Water Transport 225

  Instructions for the Training of Divisions in Offensive Action (SS 135) 408

  Inverness Copse 15, 271

  Ireland 231, 357, 504, 628–9

  Irish, and Ltjohn 147, 148

  Irish Peace Park, Messines Ridge 156, 628

  Irish Republican Army (IRA) 538

  Irish Home Rule issue 102, 152, 155

  Irwin, L/Cpl 393

  Isle of Man Volunteers 103

  Italian front 14

  Italy 36, 605

  Jack, Brig. Gen. James 161–2, 173, 268, 279, 281, 282, 285, 291, 330, 358, 538, 576, 580 604, 6l5. 6l7

  Jackson, Maj. Charles Ward 86

  Jackson, Sgt Harold 627

  Jackson, Lt W. 356

  Jacob, Lt Gen. Sir Claude 233

  James II, King of England (as Duke of York) 21, 52

  Jarvis, L/Cpl Charles 451

  Jellicoe, Admiral Sir John 49

  Jemappes 451

  Jeudwine, Maj. Gen. Hugh 231

  Joffre, Gen. Joseph x, 34, 38, 592

  battle of Loos 36

  battle of the Somme 43–4

  French G-in-C 32

  meeting with French 36

  meeting with Haig 39

  Nivelle succeeds 49 John Bull 605

  John, Maj. 576

  Johnson, Maj. Alexander 221

  Johnson, Brig. Gen. Arthur 208

  Johnson, Jack 343

  Jones, Pte David xxiv, 251–2, 262, 267, 277–304> 327–8, 378, 410, 491, 535, 599

  In Parenthesis 47–8

  Jones, Lt F. L. C. 586

  Jones, Rifleman Percy 41, 295, 326

  Jones, Sgt 318

  Jowett, Capt. 582

  Julian Alps 14

  Junger, Lt Ernst 42–3, 406, 548

  Juniper Hill, North Oxfordshire 100

  K-shells 423

  Kavanagh, Lt Gen. Sir Charles 442–3

  Kearsley, Maj. 374

  Keeling, CSM Frederick (‘Siberian Joe’) 145

  Kelly-Kenny, Lt Col 113

  Kemmel 321, 533

  Kenmel Park 91

  Kennedy, Admiral Sir William 139

  Keppel, Maj. the Hon. George 563

  Kerr, Meta 324

  Kettle, LtTom, MP 361

  Khayyam, Omar 610

  Kiggell, Brig. Gen. Sir Launcelot 38, 39, 56, 189, 190, 191, 395–6

  King, Tom 497

  King’s Regulations for the Army xxvii, 119, 200, 365, 368, 555

  Kipling, Rudyard 38, 105, 108, 117

  Tommy xv

  Kirk, 2nd Lt James 72

  Kirke, Col. Piercy 113

  Kirkpatrick, Pte John Simpson 97

  Kirkwood, Lt G. N. 470

  Kitche
ner, Field Marshal Lord 160

  appointed Secretary of State for War (1914) 135

  and battle of Loos 36

  and clay-kicking 457

  on the German lines in France xix

  increases army size 138, 139, 140

  instructions to French (1914) 29, 31

  meeting with French 32

  personality 138

  and requisition of horses 162

  and territorials 135, 137

  and the UVF 154

  and a Welsh Army 150

  Kleinstuber, Sgt Maj. 629

  Knight, 2nd Lt R. E. 610

  Kokoda Trail, New Guinea 14

  Koorn Spruit 213

  Kruger, Sgt Maj. 430

  La Bassee-Aubers Ridge (see also Aubers Ridge) 33

  La Boisselle 46, 413, 458

  La Boutillerie 177

  La Briqueterie camp 290

  La Chapelle d’Armentieres 295

  La Cordonnerie (Fromelles) 280

  La Panne 598

  La Quinque Rue 494

  Lady Egerton’s Coffee House, Rouen 600

  lances 436, 440

  Landon, Maj. Gen. H. J. S. 218–19, 220

  Landrecies 366

  Lane, Pte Hammer 464

  Lang, Archbishop Cosmo 90rdon 505

  Langemarck 58, 553, 578

  battle of (1917) 57, 275

  Langemarck Ridge 62, 360

  Larkin, James 153

  Lascelles, Lt Alan 164

  Latham, Capt. Bryan 131, 132, 264, 617

  Latham, Russell 131

  Lawrence, Lt Gen. Sir Herbert 190–91, 194, 214, 222

  Lawrence, Col. T, E. xx

  Lawson, Maj. Algy 224

  Le Bourget 22–3

  Le Gateau 296, 593

  battle of (1914) 31, 33–4, 86, 206, 215–371, 396–7

  Le Havre 4, 30, 191, 336–9, 347

  Le Marchant Barracks, Devizes 105

  Le Transloy 290

  Leach, Lt T. H. de B. 429

  Leahy, Father 519

  Leary, Corporal 472

  Lee, GSM 538

  Lee, Sgt G. 46

  Lee, Corporal R. F. 46

  Leeds 85, 149

  Leese, Peter 485

  Leeson, Father 514

  Lehr Regiment 383

  Leighton, Frederick, Lord 131

  Leinster Farm 271

  Leipzig redoubt 46

  Lens coalfield 16

  Leuze 615

  Leuze Wood 145

  Level Crossing Cemetery 456

  Lewis, Col. Isaac Newton 392

  Liberal government (1906–14) 104

  Liddell, Capt. Aidan 247, 279, 375, 382

  Liddell Hart, Capt. Sir Basil xx, xxi

  Liddle Collection, Brotherton Library, University of Leeds xxiii

  lightning bombardment 34

  Lille 30

  Lille University 465

  Lilliers 193

  Lindsay, Maj. Gen. George ‘Boss’ 390

  Lipsett, Maj. Gen. Louis 213

  literature 604–10

  Littlewood, Maj. Martin 424, 471, 475–6, 616

  Livens, Maj. William 424

  Livens projector 424, 425

  Livermore, Pte Bernard 297, 303, 312–13, 324–5. 332–3, 341, 342–3, 350, 372, 421

  Lloyd, Capt. M. K. 629

  Lloyd George, David

  favours a Welsh Army Corps 149–50

  on generals 209, 211–12

  and Haig 49

  Minister of Munitions 35, 370

  and Monash 198

  meets Nivelle 50

  ‘Peoples’ Budget’ (1906) 102

  his protege, Phillips 218

  succeeds Asquith as prime minister 49

  and third battle of Ypres 55

  War Memoirs xx, 212

  Loch, Maj. Gen. Lord 78

  Lochnagar Crater, Somme 71, 458

  Locre 297, 519

  Lomax, Maj. Gen. Samuel 212

  London

  bombed by Zeppelins and 90thas 372

  Somme explosion heard in 458

  armistice (1918) 616

  Blitz 163

  London Gazette, The 140, 199

  London Mail 605

  London Opinion 605

  London Scottish Regimental Gazette, The 607

  Longavesnes 207

  Longford, Brig. Gen. the Earl of 128

  Longueval 441

  Longueval Ridge, Somme 41, 42, 44–5, 95. 151

  Loos 502

  Loos, battle of (1915) xx, 30, 36–8, 147, 148, 171, 176, 179, 193, 196, 198, 212, 215, 247, 274, 278, 280, 325, 349– 378, 388, 419 420, 468, 473, 543, 5B6, 579, 587, 603, 628

  Loos front 323

  Lords Lieutenant of counties 126, 130

  Lorimer, Sgt Maj. 625

  Lorraine 25, 27

  ‘Lost Generation’ 625–30

  Louden, Father Stephen 509–10, 519

  Louis XV, King of France 17

  Louvemont 24

  Louvignes 551

  Lowe, Brig. Gen. A. C. 208

  Lucy, Col. Denis 109

  Lucy, Sir Henry 621

  Lucy, Lt. Col. John 31, 109, 116, 118, 119, 285, 337, 358, 366, 379, 580, 581

  Ludendorff, Lieutenant General Erich von 53

  on Allied tank superiority 434

  assists Hindenburg 48

  and German offensive (1918) 65, 68–9

  on Germany’s ‘black day’ 70

  Mons meeting 65

  and operational level of war 68

  supposed ‘Lions led by Donkeys’

  conversation xxi

  Lumbres 23

  Lumsden, Brig. Gen. F.W. 205, 213

  Lusitania, RMS 511

  Lutyens, Lt Lionel 396–7

  Lycett, Capt. T. 58

  Lydd, Kent 401

  Lyddite 395, 401

  Lyndhurst, New Forest 132

  Lyon, Sapper Jack 459–60

  Lys River 195, 591

  Mc Cormick, Revd Pat 343–4, 369, 517

  McCrae, John: In Flanders Fields 477

  Macdonald, Lyn 440

  Macdonald, Ramsay 607

  McFadzean, Rifleman Billy 388

  MacFarlane, Maj. 577

  Macfie, CQMS Scott 42

  machine-guns

  Lewis 9, 265, 369, 392–3, 394, 398, 414, 462

  Vickers 365, 369, 390, 392, 393

  Machine-Gun School, Grantham 207

  McKenzie, SgtJ. R. 431

  Mackie, 2nd Lt Jim 143

  Mackinnon, Gen. Sir Henry 196

  MacKintosh, Ewart Alan: In Memoriam, Private D. Sutherland 578

  Maclaren, Capt. 283, 289, 290

  Maclean, Joseph 291–2, 321, 344, 541, 584, 590

  Macmillan, Harold, 1st Earl of Stockton xvii, 143–4, 617

  Macready, Lt Gen. Sir Nevil 368

  Mahon, Lt Gen. Sir Bryan 194–5

  Major, Corporal Arthur 286

  Malakoff Farm 59

  Malay States Volunteer Rifles 208

  Mametz Wood 628

  battle of (1916) 41, 46, 151–2, 217–18, 241, 275, 382, 441 Manchester Guardian 277

  Manning, Pte Frederic 559

  Her Privates We 491–2

  Manning, Brig. Gen. W. H. 201

  Manual of Military Law, The 555, 558, 561, 563

  Maple Lodge 271

  Maple Redoubt 294

  mapping 453–6

  bingo system 454–5

  grid-reference system 455–6

  Marcoing 443

  Maria Theresa, Queen of Hungary 20

  Maricourt 39, 46

  Marks, Pte Thomas Penrose 330–31, 547–8, 574– 6l3

  Marlborough, first Duke of 20

  Marne, first battle of the (1914) 32

  Marne River 31, 254, 438

  marriages, wartime 597

  Marseilles 84

  Marshall, L/Cpl 84–5

  Marshall, Lt Col James 72

  Marshall, Pte 560

  Martin, 2nd Lt Bernard 1
6–17, 144, 172, 322–3, 426, 427–8, 454, 479, 508, 530, 543, 604

  Martin-Leake, Lt Col. Arthur 470–71

  Marwitz, Gen. von der 28

  Masefield, John 18–19, 23, 24, 46, 50–51

  Masnieres 443, 444

  Mason, Capt. Cyril 347, 358, 359

  Mason, Pte 575–6

  Massingham, H.J. 100

  Masterman, C. F. G. 626

  The Condition of England 504

  Masterson, ex-L/Cpl, later archbishop of Birmingham 506

  Matania, Fortunino: The Last Absolution of the Munsters 519

  Matheson, Lt Col 370

  Maubeuge 21, 615

  Maudslay, Edith 163

  Maxims of London xxvi

  Maxse, Lt Gen. Sir Ivor 196–7, 393, 394

  Maxwell, Brig. Gen. Frank 213

  Maxwell, Gen. Sir John 620

  Mayne, Private 586

  medication 469, 470, 474, 511

  melenite 395

  Mellersh, 2nd Lt H. E. L. 173, 482, 530, 611, 616, 623

  Melton, Sgt 19

  Menin 21

  Menin Gate (Ypres) 14

  Menin Road xxi, 33, 55, 236, 458, 476, 551. 575

  Mercer, Maj. Gen. Malcolm 213

  merchant shipping 49

  Mesopotamia 302

  Messines Ridge 464, 465, 601

  battle of (1917) 54–5, 136, 155, 233, 236. 439– 459– 492 571

  Irish Peace Park 156, 628

  Meuse River 18

  Meuse-Argonne, battle of (1918) 71

  M’Ewen, Maj. Revd Dr Bruce 507

  Meynell Hunt 161

  Middle East 214, 624

  Middleton, Corporal 319

  military doctrine 376

  military prisons 558, 564

  military revolution 375–6, 485

  Military Service Acts 90

  militia 123, 125–6, 128, 129

  Millbank Hospital, London 616

  Miller, CSMJim 357

  Miller, Lt Roland Brice 86–7, 296

  Milne, Maj. Gen. George 192

  Milner, Lord 67

  Minden Magazine, The 607

  Minden regiments 601

  miners

  militant 627

  strike (1898) 108

  volunteering by 149

  mining, military 456–65

  Miraumont, Somme 300

  Mitchell, 2nd Lt Frank 430, 431

  Moltke, Gen. Helmuth Johannes Ludwig von 28, 39

  Monash, Lt Gen. Sir John 198

  Moncel, battle of (1914) 197

  Monchie, Gunner 417

  Monchy Breton 494

  Monchy-le-Preux 21, 52

  Monck, Gen. George 77

  Monmouth, Duke of 113

  Monro, Gen. Sir Charles 36, 209

  Monro, L/Sgt H. H. (Saki) 45

  Mons 65

  Battle of (1914) 20, 30–31, 139, 206, 365, 541, 625

  Retreat from 31, 190, 289, 348, 579, 615

  Mons Star 630

  Mons-Brussels road 437

  Mons-Conde Canal 30, 451

  Montagu-Douglas-Scott, Capt. Lord Francis 78

  Montagu-Stuart-Wortley, Maj. Gen. the Hon. Edward 231

  Montague, C. E. 277, 508, 529, 531–2, 533.535

 
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