The Priscott Twins

Fred and Reg Priscott, twin brothers, served with the 1st 6th Devons in both India and Mesopotamia during the First World War. Born 18th October 1895, in Barnstaple, they were the Regiments only serving twins. Before the war both Frederick John and Reginald James Priscott were working for local furniture maker Shapland and Petter and …

Discover the Battle of Dujailah & the 1/6th Devons…On Our Shelves

Today marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Dujailah. While it remains one of the less well known battles of the First World War, but for┬áNorth Devon it was one of the worst. Some 49 officers and men were killed from the 1/6th Devonshire Regiment in one day and hundreds more died as a …