Foreward by General The Rt. Hon. Sir Arthur Paget, P.C., G.C.B., Colonel of the Buffs
Chapter I: The First Battalion Goes to War: (Introductory; Events following the outbreak of war; Move to France and Battle of the Aisne; Battle of Armentieres: Action at Radinghem) Chapter II: The Second Battalion Takes Its Share (The Second Battalion returns to England from India; It proceeds to the Western Front; "O" Trench; Trench warfare near Ypres; Second Battle of Ypres) Chapter III: The Preparation and the Start of More Battalions (Short summary of events; Duties of the Depot; The Third (Special Reserve) Battalion; The Fourth and Fifth (Territorial) Battalions; Formation of the Sixth Battalion; Formation of the Seventh Battalion; Formation of the Eighth Battalion; Formation of the Second-Fourth and Second-Fifth Battalions; Formations of the Third-Fourth and Third-Fifth Battalions; Raising of the Volunteer Battalions; Formation of the Ninth Battalion) Chapter IV: The Western Front- Loos (The First Battalion; Loos; The Eighth Battalion at Hulluch; The Seventh Battalion; Life in and behind the trenches; Summary of Events) Chapter V: The Turkish Enemy (The Fourth Battalion at Aden; The Fifth Battalion in Mesopotamia. Attempted relief at Kut. Actions of Sheikh Saad and The Wadi; The Kent Composite Battalion in the Gallipoli Peninsula and Egypt; Buff portion of the battalion transferred to Royal West Kent Regiment) Chapter VI: The Somme (Summary of events which led to the offensive on the River Somme; The Sixth Battalion from the commencement of 1916 to November of that year. The Hohenzollern Redoubt and Battles of Albert (1916), Pozieres Ridge and the Transloy Ridges; The Seventh Battalion during the same period. The Battles of Albert (1916), Bazentin Ridge, Thiepval Ridge and the Ancre Heights, with the capture of the Schwaben Redoubt; The Eighth Battalion. The Battle of Delville Wood; The First Battalion. Battles of Flers-Courcelette and Morval) Chapter VII: A Year At Salonica (The Second Battalion; Action of Karajakoi; Affair of Barakli Dzuma) Chapter VIII: With Maude in Mesopotamia (The position in 1916; Battle of Kut, 1917; Subsequent persuit to Baghdad) Chapter IX: Palestine (Formation of the Tenth Battalion; Second Battle of Gaza; Third Battle of Gaza; Battle of Nebi Samwil; Defence of Jerusalem) Chapter X: The Western Front, November, 1916, to July, 1917 (Summary of Events; The Seventh Battalion. Battle of the Ancre; The Seventh Battalion; The First Battalion; The Eighth Battalion; The Sixth Battalion. Battle of Arras and the Scarpe; The Seventh Battalion; The First Battalion; The Sixth Battalion; The Seventh Battalion; The Eighth Battalion. Battle of Messines) Chapter XI: The Western Front continuation till March, 1918 (The position of affairs in the middle of 1917; The story of the First Battalion from middle of 1917 to the Battle of Cambrai in November; The Sixth Battalion during the same period; The Battle of Cambrai; The First Battalion from Cambrai to the 20th March, 1918; The Sixth Battalion during the same period; The Seventh Battalion from middle of 1917 to its disbanding in February, 1918. battle of Pilckem Ridge) Chapter XII: The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada (The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada; The Canadian Buffs) Chapter XIII: The End of the Salonica and Mesopotamia Campaigns (The Fourth Battalion in India; The Fifth Battalion in Mesopotamia. Affairs on the Nahr Khalis. Passage of the Adhaim. Action of Istabulat. Affair on the Shatt el Adhaim. Second action of the Jabal (or Jebel) Hamrin. Third action of the Jabal Hamrin; The Second Battalion in Macedonia. Battle of Doiran, 1918.) Chapter XIV: Holding On (Preparations for defence; The First Battalion during the German offensive. Battle of St. Quentin. Back to Belgium; The Sixth Battalion during the German offensive. Battle of the Ancre, 1918; The Tenth Battalion in France; The Seventh Battalion during the German offensive. Battle of St Quentin) Chapter XV: The Grand Result (The Seventh Battalion, the 6th August to the 21st August, 1918. The Battle of Amiens; The Sixth Battalion at the Battle of Amiens; The Sixth and Seventh Battalions from the 22nd August to end of September, 1918. Battles of Albert, 1918. Second Battle of Bapaume. Battle of Epehy; The Sixth Battalion's history up to the Armistice; The Seventh Battalion during the same period. Battle of the Selle. Battle of the Sambre; The Tenth Battalion during the advance to victory. The Battle of Epehy; The First Battalion during the advance to victory. Battle of Epehy. Battle of Cambrai, 1918. Battle of the Salle. March into Germany) Chapter XVI (Conclusion)
List of Appendices: Nominal roll of Officers who were killed in action, or died of wounds or disease in the Great War, 1914-1919; Nominal roll of Warrant Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Men who were killed in action, or died of wounds or disease in the Great War, 1914-1919; Rewards (British) won by Officers, Warrant Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Men in the Great War, 1914-1919; Foreign Decorations awarded to Officers, Warrant Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Men during the Great War, 1914-1919; Mention in Despatches: all ranks during the Great War, 1914-1919; Mention for Record (Mention "B"): all ranks during the Great War, 1914-1919; List of serving officers, 1st and 2nd Battalions awarded brevet rank)
Illustrations: Plates in Colour (A Man of Kent; The Recapture of Kut el Amara) Plates in Monochrome: (Ypres from Near The Menin Gate; Battlefield near St Julien; Road Near Hooge; Bringing up Wire; Morval; Salonica- Road Made by British; Arch at Ctesiphon; General Allenby enters Jerusalem; Scene on the Ancre; Winter on the Western Front; A New Trench; Cambrai on the Morning the Enemy was Driven Out)
Maps: (General Map- Western Front; Radinghem; Ypres; Neighbourhood of Loos; Hohenzollern Redoubt and the Dump; Aden; Turkish Lines near Kut; Thiepval; Valley of the Struma; Vicinity of Kut; Palestine; Loos Crassiers; Spoil (or Buff's) Bank; Cambrai; Poelcapelle; Country North of Baghdad; Country Near Cakli Station; Lagnicourt and Noreiul; Vendeuil; Vendeuil to Varesnes; Country Retaken from Enemy, Autumn of 1918; Albert; Combles and Morval; Ronssoy; Diagram: Battle of the Selle; St Quentin; General Map- Middle East)
Great Britain. -- Army. -- Buffs (East Kent Regiment)
Great Britain. -- Army. -- The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment)
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Regimental histories -- Great Britain.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Regimental histories -- Great Britain.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- Great Britain.
|Title||Historical Records of the Buffs, East Kent Regiment (3rd Foot)|
|Author||Moody, Col. R. S. H.|
|Library of Congress Control Number||44051670|