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By Mike Burns,Saul David

Neil Weir died in 1967, however it used to be now not until eventually 2009 that his grandson, Mike Burns, came across his diary between a few containers he were left, and learnt that his grandfather had served as an officer within the tenth Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlander during the First global struggle, seeing motion at bathrooms, the Somme and Vimy Ridge, in addition to in employees and coaching posts. It ends together with his paintings on the struggle workplace in the course of the Russian Civil warfare of 1919–20.

In the diary, and the accompanying letters which were gathered from a number of participants of the Weir family members, we pay attention the real voice of a primary global warfare soldier and get an perception into his stories at the Western entrance and in different places.

Edited and with introductory textual content through Saul David, this publication is among the such a lot interesting money owed ever released of the 1st global battle as skilled by means of the boys who fought it.

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