Author Topic: "War Diaries - A Chaplain at Gallipoli - The Great War Diaries of Kenneth Best"  (Read 3322 times)

Offline Bob.NB

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I've just read this very interesting book which is based on the letters and diaries of Kenneth Best who was a chaplain in the 42nd Division and in particular to several of the Manchester Regiment's Territorial Battalions in both Egypt 1914/15 and Gallipoli, from where he was eventually evacuated due to sickness, like so many others.
Several Manchester men are mentioned (not many) but it does give a very good flavour of the campaign.
Edited by Gavin Roynon in association with the Imperial War Museum: ISBN: 978-0-85720-225-3.
Several available on Amazon.
Bob B

Offline mack

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hiya bob
chaplain john,kenneth best was the chaplain to the east lancs brigade RFA,i havent found a single mention of him burying any of the manchesters,are there any mentioned in the book

mack ;D

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Mack,
There are a couple of mentions of burying Manchester men but can't see any names of those buried but a few names are mentioned for other things.
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thanks bob.
i might nip out and buy a copy,thanks for the tip.

mack ;D

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You should enjoy it.
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