The haunting drama journeys end was the most famous and successful play to come out of the great war its author rc sherriff served throughout the conflict with the 9th battalion east surrey regiment and his experiences inspired the classic play in telling the story of the battalion for the first time and the part it played at loos the somme passchendaele and the final offensives . The journeys end battalion the 9th east surrey in the great wa remembered today there is no way of finding out any more about him than the information to hand in sources such as your book the battalion war diary and the relevant volume of soldiers died in the great war the journeys end battalion the 9th east surrey in . Can anyone help with the war record of my grandfather who received the mm whilst in the east surrey 9th battalion he had previously signed up in the loyal north lancashire regt he was a sgt j dinwoodie 126457 whilst in the lnl then at some time lnl disbanded 4 2 18 was transferred to the east surrey 9th battalion 72nd brigade 24th . Review of the journeys end battalion the 9th east surrey in the great war by michael lucas looks at the 9th east surrey regiment part of kitcheners new army raised in 1914 thrown into combat in september 1915 and that stayed on the western front for the rest of the war. Journeys end is a well known play about the great war the author rc sherriff saw all his front line service with 9th battalion east surrey regiment
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