This narrative is concerned chiefly with the three distinctively Irish units of the New Armies engaged on the Western Front--the Ulster Division, the Irish Division (representative of the south and west), and the "Tyneside Irish," in which Irishmen living in the north of England enlisted. It also deals incidentally with the Irish Regular regiments of the Line, and with that numerous body of Irishmen serving in English, Scottish and Welsh battalions and in the Anzacs and Canadians.
turned to come back, not one"
IV.--FOUR VICTORIA CROSSES TO THE ULSTER DIVISION 47 Brilliant Additions to the Record of Irish Valour and Romance
V.--COMBATIVENESS OF THE IRISH SOLDIER 56 The British Blends of Courage
VI.--WITH THE TYNESIDE IRISH 67 Over the Heights of La Boiselle, through Bailiff's Wood to Contalmaison
VII.--THE WEARING OF RELIGIOUS EMBLEMS AT THE FRONT 84
VIII.--THE IRISH SOLDIER'S HUMOUR AND SERIOUSNESS 104 Stories from the Front, Funny and Otherwise
IX.--THE IRISH BRIGADE 118 "Everywhere and Always Faithful"
X.--IRISH REPLIES TO GERMAN WILES AND POISON GAS 128 How the Munsters captured the Enemy's wheedling Placards
XI.--STORMING OF GUILLAMONT BY THE IRISH BRIGADE 138 Raising the Green Flag in the Centre of the Village
XII.--THE BRIGADE'S POUNCE ON GUINCHY 146 Gallant Boy Officers of the Dublin Fusiliers
XIII.--HONOURS AND DISTINCTIONS FOR THE IRISH BRIGADE 152 How Lieut. Holland of the Leinsters won the V.C.