Inspired by interviews and notes by a member of the 2nd City Battalion of the Manchester Regiment, this site portrays the particular group of volunteer soldiers, from enlistment to their service in the Battle of the Somme. In memory of the contributor of the journal, Private Allan Arthur Bell 8055 and the Pals that served with him. Copyright Bell Family. All rights reserved. Please see acknowledgments and feel free to comment in the Guest Book or individual Posts.
Cecil Vincent Middleton – WW1 soldier and great-grandfather.
I’ve been meaning to write this blog post for a while and have finally got round to it. I really hope you enjoy reading this, as much as we have enjoyed researching Cecil and finding out more about his time at war.