The Pals in England

Private Allan Arthur Bell, 17th Battalion Manchester Regiment

Private Allan Arthur Bell, 17th Battalion Manchester Regiment

???????????????????????????????The story of the 17th Battalion is recounted using notes from Allan Arthur Bell.  This section starts with an introduction to this particular RecruitI felt that it was my duty to join up”

The background to the enlistment of the  2nd Manchester Pals is provided in the second section concerning Formation

Manchester Regiment Heaton Park Camp 1915 M08700

Manchester Regiment Heaton Park Camp 1915 M08700

Military life began at Heaton Park, Manchester, where the The general said he would soon knock the Manchester out of Us”

The Pals were relocated to Belton Park and Larkhill where preparations developed for service in France.

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