Hurst War Memorial, St.Nicholas Church, Hurst, Berkshire
Hurst War Memorial
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Ted Bailey
Henry Farrar
Mary Langdown
Avalon Eastman
Andy Pay
Stuart Poulton
Sue Banks
John Chapman, Royal Berkshire Battalions Project
Stephen Forge, Oundle School Archivist
Lindsey Crosswell, The Oundle Society
Regimental Headquarters of the Grenadier Guards
Regimental Headquarters of the Coldstream Guards


Ian Cull, John Chapman, Martin McIntyre, Len Webb, D.T. Crabtree
China dragon's tales : the story of the 1st Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment in World War One
ISBN: 0954036514
John Chapman
Responding to the call : the Kitchener battalions of the Royal Berkshire Regiment at the Battle of Loos 1915.
ISBN: 0704904233
Colin Fox
On the Somme : the Kitchener battalions of the Royal Berkshire Regiment 1916
ISBN: 0704911604
Colin Fox
Arras to Cambrai : the Kitchener battalions of the Royal Berkshire Regiment 1917
ISBN: 0704911612
Colin Fox
Their duty done : the Kitchener battalions of the Royal Berkshire Regiment 1918
ISBN: 0704911620
C.R.M.F. Cruttwell
The War Service of the 1st/4th Royal Berkshire Regiment
Oxford, Basil Blackwell, 1922
The Laxtonian: Oundle School Magazine
Oundle School Memoirs of the First World War
Reading Central Library
Berkshire and the War
Reading Standard
Reading Mercury
Berkshire Chronicle
China Dragon: Journal of the Royal Berkshire Regiment
Berkshire Records Office
Hurst Parish Council Minutes
St. Nicholas Church, Hurst Vestry Minutes
Hurst Boys School Admissions Register
National Archives
Individual Service Records
Medal Index Cards
Battalion War Diaries
Soldiers Died in the Great War
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Commemoration records for deceased servicemen
Australian War Memorial
Biographical Databases for Australian servicemen
National Archives of Australia
Individual Service Records for Australian servicemen
The Long, Long Trail
Unofficial history of the British Army in the Great War
Unofficial history of the Great War
Digger History
Unofficial history of the Australian & New Zealand Armed Services
England Censuses: 1881, 1891, 1901
Family and Address Details
General Register of Births, Deaths & Marriages
London Gazette
Citations & Promotions
The Peerage
Ancestry and Lineage
Regimental Museum for the Royal Berkshire Gloucestershire & Wiltshire Regiments
War Diaries and background information
Museum of Liverpool
Story of the King's (Liverpool) Regiment
Coldstream Guards Web site
Regimental History
Worcestershire Regiment Web site
Regimental History
Queen's Royal Hussars Web site
History of the 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars
Simplon Postcards
The Passenger Ship Website
Forum Eerste Wereldoorlog
Dutch/Flemish Great War Forum
CD-Rom of Hurst
The History of Hurst
The War Graves Photographic Project
An ever-growing collection of war graves photographs, created by dedicated volunteers.
Paths of Glory
Doreen and Ray Niblett's Genealogy Pages
State Record New South Wales
Pirate Storm - Historic War Battles


The Great War — 1914 - 1918

The Second World War — 1939 - 1945

Hurst in the Great War

The War Trophy

Reminiscences from the Great War


They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old.
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun, and in morning
We will remember them.
Lawrence Binyon