Further reading

If you’d like to find out more about 58th Bde, RFA, I would recommend the following:

Details of the brigade’s service overseas may be found in their War Diaries, available from The National Archives under references WO95/4298, WO95/1800(1-5) and WO95/1801(1-4).

Letters written by Robert Bragg during his service in A/58 are available from the Royal Institute’s website, under the heading The Bragg Family in WW1: Selected Correspondence

Broken by Messines by Dr Mark Wardlaw, tells through letters from A/58 soldier, Peter Hutchinson Wardlaw, the love affair between him and his future wife and how injuries he sustained in action blighted their futures.

Medal Without Bar” by Richard Blaker, is a semi-autobiographical account of Blaker’s experiences as a subaltern in D/58 from July 1916 until July 1917.

Chris Baker’s website, The Long Long Trail is a very valuable resource giving details about all of the units in the British Army in the Great War.



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