Cambridgeshire Regiment Bibliography

General history:

Souvenir of Michaelmas Day, 1946, when the Freedom of the Borough of Cambridge was conferred upon the Cambridgeshire Regiment.

Cambridge, 1946.

 

The Freedom of the Borough of Wisbech: The Cambridgeshire Regiment 17 July 1949

 

The Cambridgeshire Regiment: 1860-1956: a brief account.

Cambridge, 1956.

 

Badcock, W.F.

The history of the Cambridgeshire Regiment.

Waterbeach: Cambridgeshire Regiment Old Comrades Association, 1993.

 

Macdonald, Patrick (ed)

The Cambridgeshire Regiment : a guide.

Waterbeach: Cambridgeshire Regiment Collection, 1998.

 

First World War:

 

Adam, Adela Marion.

Arthur Innes Adam 1894-1916: a record founded on his letters.

Cambridge: Bowes & Bowes, 1920.

 

The roll of all ranks of the Cambridgeshire Regiment who died in the service of their country: 5 August 1914 to 11 November 1918.

Ditchling: Typographia S. Dominici, 1921.

 

Riddell, E.P. & Clayton, M.C.

The Cambridgeshires 1914-1919

Cambridge: Bowes & Bowes, 1934 (reprint: Naval and Military Press, 2004)

 

Williamson, Anne.

Henry Williamson and the First World War.

Stroud, Sutton, 2004.

 

Bowns, Stephen.

Storming the Schwaben Redoubt by 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment.

Cambridge: S. Bowns, 2006.

 

Bowns, Stephen.

Storming the Schwaben Redoubt by 1/1st Cambridgeshire Regiment (updated).

Wargames Research Grp Ltd: S. Bowns, 2016.

 

James, Robin (ed.)

The Cambridgeshire Regiment T.F. 1915-1919: 1/1st Battalion War Diary

Cambridge, 2013.

 

James, Robin.

Town and Gown: Heroes all: the Cambridgeshire Regiment at War part I.

OMRS Journal: December 2011.

 

James, Robin.

Town and Gown: Heroes all: the Cambridgeshire Regiment at War part II.

OMRS Journal: March 2012.

 

James, Robin.

Out and About: the Cambridgeshire Regiment Collection and Lieutenant Harry Teverson MC**MM

OMRS Journal: March 2013.

 

Prestidge, David.

Three Men Went to War.

Wisbech: 2001

 

Brodie, Juliet and Heather.

Grandad’s War: The First World War Diary of H.R.Stanley.

Cromer: Poppyland Publishing, 2007.

 

Scott, Sir Arthur B. (ed.)

The History of the 12th (Eastern) Division in the Great War, 1914-1918.

London: Nisbet and Co, 1923 (reprint: Naval and Military Press, 2002).

 

Durey, Michael.

'Two minor demonstrations': The 1/1st Cambridgeshire Battalion's raids on the Ancre, 16-17 September 1916.

Stand To! The Journal of the Western Front Association No. 91 (April/May 2011).

 

Van der Kloot, William.

Great Scientists and Gunnery Innovation in the Great War, Detailed look at the work of Archibald Hill, of Cambridge, an officer in the Cambridgeshire Regiment, and other scientists.

Stand To! The Journal of the Western Front Association No. 108 (January/February 2017).

 

Second World War:

 

We also served: the story of the Home Guard in Cambridgeshire and the Isle of Ely 1940-1943.

Cambridge: Heffers and Sons Ltd., 1944.

 

The Cambridgeshire Regiment 1939-1942: a brief account.

Cambridge, 1945.

 

Taylor, William.

With the Cambridgeshires at Singapore.

March, Cambs: Trevor Allen Bevis, 1971.

 

Baynes, L.L.

Kept: the other side of Tenko.

London: W.H. Allen, 1985.

 

Moore, Michael.

Battalion at War: Singapore 1942.

Norwich: Gliddon, 1988.

 

Cosford, J.S.

Line of lost lives.

Towcester: Gryphon Books, 1988.

 

Bentinck, Michael.

My dad, my hero: a true story

Impington, 1994.

 

Bentinck, Michael.

Forgotten heroes: six true stories.

Cambridge, 1995.

 

Bentinck, Michael.

A will to live: three true stories.

Cambridge, 1996.

 

Macdonald, Patrick (ed)

The Cambridgeshire Regiment : a guide.

Waterbeach: Cambridgeshire Regiment Collection, 1998.

 

Roll of honour Land Forces World War 2

Cheltenham: Promenade Publications, 1999.

 

Scrivenor, Jack.

Memories: an account of life as a soldier and Far East POW during WWII

 

Miscellaneous:

 

The following five works listed are all by Captain Basil Godfrey Quin MC who served with the Cambridgeshire Regiment on the Western Front during the First World War, receiving the Military Cross for gallantry.  They are detective novels in the style of Conan Doyle and the central character is thought to be based on one of Quin’s friends from the Cambridgeshire Regiment with Quin appearing as the trusty sidekick.

 

The death box

London: Hutchinson, 1929.

 

The mystery of the black gate.

London: Hutchinson, 1930

 

The murder rehearsal.

London: Huthinson, 1931

 

The phantom murderer.

London: Hutchinson, 1932

 

Mistigris.

London: Hutchinson, 1932.

 

 

Web Links

www.huntscycles.co.uk Hunts Cyclist Battalion Website.

www.curme.co.uk/102.htm 11th Bn. Suffolk Regiment Website.

www.friendsofthesuffolkregiment.org Friends of the Suffolk Regiment Website.

www.roll-of-honour.com Excellent Website with information and database of War Memorials.

www.1914-1918.net The Long Long Trail, an excellent source of info on WW1.

www.cwgc.org The Commonwealth War Grave Commission Website.

www.westernfrontassociation.com The Western Front Association Website.

www.bedfordregiment.org.uk The Bedfordshire Regiment Website, includes a great section on the Hertfordshire Regiment.

www.ww1-yorkshires.org.uk/frank-and-sam-maltby/index.htm Great section on the Maltby brothers from Cambridge.

www.coatesstudy.weebly.com/ww1.html Site dedicated to the men from Coates in WW1.

www.poplatham.wix.com/pop-latham-dcm Good site dedicated to a Cambs legend, Sgt Latham DCM.

www.cambs876remembered.com Royal British Legion (Riders Branch) group who are visiting Cambs WW1 Graves

www.cambridgeshires.weebly.com Site for ex members of D (Cambridgeshire) Coy, 6th Battalion, Royal Anglian Regiment.

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Riddell and Clayton
A Private of the Hunts Cycles.

A Private of the Hunts Cyclist Battalion.

11th Suffolks men on the march.

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