Taylor, Henry Gordon
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First World War, 1914-1918
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Taylor, Henry Gordon (Corporal)
"The Mob that Shot the Camel". H G Taylor's account of his unit's history the 17th Battalion from 1916. Covers enlistment and training at Liverpool Camp, voyage overseas, Egypt, Gallipoli including detailed account of the withdrawal, Sinai, the incident with the camel, France, Pozieres, Ypres, Flers, Bligthy Leave, Baupaume, Lagnicourt, Bullecourt, Armentiers, Villers Bretonneux, Mont St Quentin and the Americans and war's end. Includes references to promotion, leave, relationships with women, venereal diseases, the military police.