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The Great War Medal Collectors Companion
Volumes I - II - III


The highly acclaimed standard reference work on all aspects of the collecting of Great War medals. Full colour illustrations. 576 pages, Hard back, section sewn.


Regimental Numbers of the British Army and Dominion Forces during the Great War 1914–1919.

Over 7000 abbreviations found on Great War Campaign Medals and official documents accompanied by explanatory notes. (Awarded OMRS Gold Medal 2013).

Notes on Great War Medal production and naming conventions 1914–1919 including much 361 pages, Hard back, section sewn previously unpublished material.


This Volume carries on sequentially from Volume II beginning at Page 934, Chapter 9. The contents are as follows:

The First Chapter (Ch 9) gives a short history of the 76 British Army Divisions (plus Cavalry and Guards Divisions) alongside the dates and Battles in which they were engaged (82 pages).

The Second Chapter (Ch 10), Locations of British Regiments shows the locations of each battalion of the Line Regiments (plus Guards, Cavalry and Yeomanry Units) throughout the War. Each entry gives Brigade and Division and date of entry to the theatres of war. All changes of Brigade, Division and Theatre of War are noted (200 pages).

The Third Chapter (Ch 11) is the OMRS Gold Medal Winning study of the Royal Engineer Units in the Great War. This includes locations, dates, battle honours, refined regimental numbers from Volume II, general duties and many contemporary photographs. An outstanding study (250 pages).

The Fourth Chapter (Ch 12) is a study of the Machine Gun Corps in the Great War. It gives all unit locations and the Brigade and Division attached. In addition, there are a number of photographs and a section on the equipment and tactics employed (45 pages). Awarded OMRS Silver Medal 2014.

The Fifth Chapter (Ch 13) is a study of the Army Cyclist Corps in the Great War and covers notes on their units, equipment and duties. This study was awarded an OMRS Silver Medal at the 2014 Convention The book contains 576 pages, Hardbound, section sewn and printed on high quality paper.

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