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The Fife and Forfar Yeomanry

and 14th (F. & F. Yeo.) Battn. R.H. 1914-1919

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Author: D.D. Ogilvie
Published: 1921
Language: English
Wordcount: 49,739 / 157 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.2
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 781
Added to site: 2006.05.30
mnybks.net#: 13812
Genres: History, War
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s" for the Regiment, and everyone who was asked not only gave but gave generously. Wherever we went our "Comforts" followed us, whatever we asked for we got and, except on Gallipoli, we were never without our own private stock of Grant's or Inglis' oatmeal. We owe a lot to the generosity of our friends in Scotland.

[Illustration: CROSSING THE BRIDGE, ST IVES. To face page 6]

[Illustration: LIEUT. R.G.O. HUTCHISON AND MACHINE GUN SECTION, 1915. To face page 6]

From Lincolnshire we moved again south to Norfolk. King's Lynn was found to be unsatisfactory as a billeting area, so we trekked on to Fakenham which proved to be our final resting place in England. By now our training had so far advanced that we were not kept at it quite so hard, and we had more time for sports. We had polo, cricket, and all kinds of games, and on 3rd June mounted sports which were most successful.

We spent the summer putting on the finishing touches, and did some very useful bits of trainin

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