THE INCOMPARABLE 29th AND THE "RIVER CLYDE"
THE INCOMPARABLE 29th AND THE "RIVER CLYDE" BY GEORGE DAVIDSON, M.A., M.I). Major RAMC - A graphical description of the despatch of the 29th Division to Gallipoli in 1915 and the bloody and horrendous landing at Cape Helles. The British 29th Division, known as the Incomparable Division, was a First World War regular army infantry division formed in early 1915 by combining various units that had been acting as garrisons about the British Empire. Under the command of Major General Aylmer Hunter-Weston, the division fought throughout the Battle of Gallipoli, including the original landing at Cape Helles. From 1916 to the end of the war the division fought on the Western Front in France. The 29th Division served on the Gallipoli peninsula for the duration of the ill-fated campaign. It made the first landings in April of 1915 and was among the last to leave in January of 1916. The division suffered through the worst of the fighting at Cape Helles before being moved to fight on the Suvla front as well. This book has additional map and then & now photos in this edition.