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 …

Sixth Devons -Leaving Lahore for Active Service

The following article taken from the North Devon Herald includes another letter from one of the Priscott twins who were serving in the 1/6th Devonshire Regiment. By the time it was published they had already arrived in the Persian Gulf and were making their way from Basra to Sheikh Saad on foot...Barum Athena The 1/6th …