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"Doing our Bit" men from Middleton - any one have a copy?

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Coldstreamer

Hello,

 

Does Lt Col Gregge Hopwood DSO get mentioned in this book ?  His family lived at Hopwood hall.

He certainly did his bit, a career officer who was killed in action with the Coldstream Guards 

 

Cheers

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Coldstreamer

Same question for "Middletons brave sons"

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Coldstreamer

any one? Ive changed the title to try to get a bite !

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Wexflyer

It would help a lot to know which Middleton you are interested in. I somehow think it is not the one I am familiar with. 

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voltaire60

 Suspect it is:

 

Author is Martin Purdy 
Title is Doing Our Bit: The Story of the Great War Told Through the Experiences of One Small Northern Town 
Book is written in English 

 

  Copes easily tracked and can be ordered via www.bookfinder.com - but pereferably via GWF site:D

 

 

 
 
 
 
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Moonraker

As shown in my link! Further examination shows that the 0.01p copy will cost £3.29 in p & p, though you can get one for 0.49p + £2.80 p & p - or you can lash out £10.40 + £2.80 p & p.

 

Moonraker

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voltaire60
1 minute ago, Moonraker said:

As shown in my link! Further examination shows that the 0.01p copy will cost £3.29 in p & p, though you can get one for 0.49p + £2.80 p & p - or you can lash out £10.40 + £2.80 p & p.

 

Moonraker

 

   And published by Moonraker  Publishing as well!!

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Moonraker

I didn't notice that - honest! There's no connection - (though the other week I noticed that someone was asking a very low price for unused copies of one of my books  :().

 

Moonraker

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Coldstreamer

That's the one. Want to see if he is in the book as don't have the shelf space whether it's 1p or £10 if he isn't 

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Coldstreamer
14 hours ago, Wexflyer said:

It would help a lot to know which Middleton you are interested in. I somehow think it is not the one I am familiar with. 

 I'd be amazed if there are 2 middletons with a book of the same title :)

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Wexflyer
18 minutes ago, Coldstreamer said:

 I'd be amazed if there are 2 middletons with a book of the same title :)

 

Probably not. But the point is that that still does not do very much for me, as I am unfamiliar with the book. As my old Latin teacher used to say, perhaps I am an idler... anything you can do to make things easy for me is a good idea :)

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Coldstreamer

Im sure  some one that has the book will know which Middleton Im referring - if someone doesnt have the book then they cant answer me

 

cheers

 

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PRC

I don't know the answer but the original poster in this thread knows the author - and looks like its Middleton, Lancashire.

 

 

Cheers,

Peter

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Coldstreamer

thanks. I'll look into that route

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Dawson

Hi, it’s Ian here, sorry for the late reply to you.

yes, he’s in the book. 

Give us your address and I’ll send you one in the post. 

Have you seen this photo with both Stephen Burton and Byng Hopwood? Just took 12 days before they were both killed by the same shell. 

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Travis

And here is the entry from Middleton's Brave Sons for you. The book was printed after the war and contained the obituaries of several hundreds local of men who fell.

 

 

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Coldstreamer

Thanks for the info 

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