Honours and awards of the Old Contemptibles the officers and men of the British Army and Navy mentioned in despatches, 1914-1915.

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Published by Arms and Armour Press; J. B. Haywood and Son in London .

Written in English

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  • Belgium.

Subjects:

  • Great Britain. Army -- Medals, badges, decorations, etc.,
  • Great Britain. Royal Navy -- Medals, badges, decorations, etc.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Belgium.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Medals.

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Classifications
LC ClassificationsUB435.G8 H66
The Physical Object
Pagination[10], 58 p.
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5084664M
ISBN 100853680744
LC Control Number74155807

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The Officers and Men of the British Army and Navy mentioned in Despatches Steeped in history, the pub's name honours First World War heroes, the British Expeditionary Force, who held up the German advance at Mons in Kaiser Wilhelm II ordered his men to exterminate the 'contemptible little army', which led to the soldiers adopting the nickname The Old Contemptibles, many of whom frequented the pub.

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Grimes was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to William Dermit Grimes, Pittsburgh's city solicitor, and June Dunnington, who owned the Mountain Lake Hotel in Western Maryland, where Martha and her brother spent much of their childhood.

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