New Book

OSBs may be interested to know of a recent publication: ‘With The Cumberland Artillery In The Great War’. It is based on the papers of Lt-Col.D.J.Mason, D.S.O., T.D., which have been edited by Thomas Thompson (FN 44-49).
Dan Mason was a West Cumberland solicitor who, as a Territorial officer, commanded the Workington Battery of the Cumberland Artillery in the campaigns in Gallipoli, Sinai and then the Western Front. The volume also contains a history of the regiment from its formation to its disbandment in 1967.

The price is £9.99 plus £2.50 postage and is available from:
Cumbria’s Military Museum, Queen Mary’s Tower, The Castle, Carlisle CA3 8UR.

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The St. Beghian Society,    St. Bees School,    St. Bees,    Cumbria,    CA27 0DS.
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