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PREFACE
ix
To several of the above and to the Right Reverend H .
L.
Homby, M.C., Bishop of Hulme and Rector of Bury; Colonels
R.
M. Barlow, M.C., T.D., and R. F. H . Massy-Westropp, M.C. ;
Lieutenant-Colonel P . Cleasby-Thompson, M.B.E. ; Majors W. H.
Lees and A. H. Peacock, T.D.; Captains O. Cooper and
K.
R.
Evans; the Reverend Canon R.
L.
Hussey, Vicar of the Church
of the Sacred Trinity, Salford; and Mr. S. Hemming for infor–
mation and help in connexion with Volume
n .
To Major B. Smyth, O.B.E. , M.V.O., for the valuable infor–
mation culled from the Regimental "Annual" edited by him
and for encouragement, information, advice and helpful criticisms
at all stages.
To Major
R.
R.
Willis, V.C., and Brigadier-General W. J.
Woodcock, D.S.O., for the first drafts of Chapters V, VI and VII
of Volume
I.
Tc· Colonel G. F. Page, D.S.O., for writing Chapter XVI of
Volume
I
and for helping to choose the photographs for that
volume.
To the following for generously shouldering the complete
responsibility for the map named :--
Brigadier
L.
C. Mandleberg, C.B.E.,
D.S.O., M.C., T.D.
Ex-members of the Regiment in
Rochdale and District
2nd Battalion The Lancashire
Fusiliers
An
anonymous donor
Major A. H. Peacock, T.D.
The late Colonel
R.
Luker, C.M.G.,
M.C.
Major M. G. Bird, D.S.O....
Lieutenant-Colonel M. W. B. Deane
and Captain J. E. Slattery, M.B.E.
Colonel G. F. Page, D.S.O.
Map No.
I
(France and
Flanders).
Map No. 2 (France and
Flanders).
Map No.
3
(France and
Flanders).
~1ap
No. 4 (Ypres).
Map No. 5 (Gallipoli).
Map No. 6 (Helles).
Map No. 8 (Egypt and
Sinai).
Map No.
10
(Macedonia) .
M.ap No.
II
(Doiran).
To Colonel G. Scott, D.S.O., T.D., J.P., for a welcome con–
tribution towards the general cost of the other maps.
To Major
L.
B.
L.
Seckham, M.C., for compiling the list of
Commanding Officers for Chapter II of Volume
n,
for preparing
the special Ypres and Somme Maps, for checking maps by the
narrative, and for advice on all the maps.
To Brigadier-General Sir James Edrnonds, C.B., C.M.G.,
D.Litt., the Official Historian, for permission to consult battalion
and formation war diaries ; and to Mr.
E.
A. Dixon, Mr. A. W.
Tarsey and Mr. S. Woolgar, of his staff, for help in making
documents available.