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By C. Shores, N. Franks, R. Guest

The main entire ebook written at the aces of the British Empire scuffling with scouts devices in the course of global struggle I, covers British, Canadian, Australian, New Zealand, South African and American pilots who have been concerned, has over 800 biographies of person scouts with their complete heritage, there's additionally a listing of aces among gunners, bomber and Corps pilots.

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25–6. 55 Horne to his wife, 17 April 1917, Horne Papers, IWM. 56 Stephen Roskill, Admiral of the Fleet Earl Beatty, p. 21. 57 Horne to his wife, 26 January and 12 August 1915, Horne Papers, IWM. 60 Horne was known mainly before September 1916 “by reputation only as an Horse Artillery General, who had established a reputation as a tireless fighting leader, trusted by his men”,61 and during his career “he had one standard only, the standard of the Royal Artillery – the highest”. A. H. J. MacMahon (BGRA 66th Division), who had been at the Military Academy together and were also 58 Major-General G P Dawnay, Personal Correspondence, 1919–50, Dawnay Papers 69/21/3, IWM.

155 General Sir Sidney Clive, Diary, 28 January, 1915, Clive Papers II/1/90–91, LHCMA. C. Fuller to his mother and father, 18 February and 14 May 1918, Fuller Papers IV/3/226 and 230, LHCMA; Brigadier-General Sir James Edmonds to General Sir Archibald Murray, 15 May 1931, Murray Papers 77/48/4, IWM; Lord Edmund Talbot to Lt-Col B. Fitzgerald, 14 February 1915, Fitzgerald Papers PP/ MCR/118, IWM; Air Vice-Marshal Sir Philip Game to his wife, 22 October 1915; 12 October 1916; 8 May 1918; and 9 September 1918, Game Papers, IWM.

194 The family and social life of the gentry whose values governed the behaviour of army officers was dominated by the horse. The country gentleman was a great enthusiast for hunting, shooting, riding and the whole panoply of outdoor sports, and the autobiographies and biographies of many British Army general officers who served in the Edwardian Army focused on these activities. C. H. Foulkes (Director of Gas Services) playing hockey for Scotland and winning an 190 Horne to his wife, 2 July 1916, Horne Papers, IWM.

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