A detailed account of the Battle of Aubers Ridge on 9th May 1915. The book features a time line of world events between March and June 1915 and one of the Battle itself. It touches briefly on the causes of the First World War and also deals with battles which lead up to the tragedy. There is a short biography of each of the 25 Wadhurst men killed on that awful day and the book goes on to analyse the effects on Wadhurst and its people.
A Paperback, written by Arthur Dewar, David James and Heather Woodward and published in 2015. It contains 5 chapters, 142 pages with many photos and diagrams and includes a full index.
Price £10 + P&P £3.50
May be purchased from:
The Wadhurst History Centre – (Tuesday and Thursday mornings 10.00 -12.30)
Barnett’s Bookshop, High Street, Wadhurst, TN5 6AA Tel: 01892 783566 email: firstname.lastname@example.org – click for website
Or by sending a cheque for the correct amount made out to Wadhurst History Society to:
Wadhurst History Society, Commemoration Hall, High Street, Wadhurst, TN5 6AP Tel: 01892 784280