Skip to main content

There From The Start

There From The Start

Edwin's war with the Horses of the 13th. Battery, CFA


ISBN: 978-19094956763      150 pages  40 b&w images  Published 2019
£9.99 R.R.P

Edwin Clark was an ordinary Englishman who emigrated to Canada in 1912 to begin a new life only to find himself back in England two years later en-route to the Western Front as a Driver in the 4th. Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery.

This captivating and moving story account chronicles one man’s journey from enlistment and basic training to the battlefields of the Somme and Passchendaele. The book focuses on the daily routine and hardships suffered by both the men and the war horses and their “unique” relationship. It also describes the lengths Edwin and his fellow drivers went to try and alleviate the horses’ suffering under almost impossible conditions.

Edwin spent three and half harrowing years at the front in the elite 13th. Battery which participated in most of the major battles before being invalided back injured to England four weeks before the armistice. This is his perilous Great War story.

Available from Bitzabooks at £9.99  FREE postage and packing.

Free Postage UK Orders Only. For non-UK orders contact us for price.


How to Order from Bitza Books: 

Pay by Debit/Credit card or with PayPal account. All payments are secure through PayPal. You do not need an account. Books normally dispatched within 72 hours of payment.

Send your order using the order contact form or email bitzabooks@gmail.com direct giving the title of the book and your shipping address. You will receive a secure PayPal invoice with a link to make payment by debit/credit card or your PayPal account.

OR

You can order direct from Amazon using link below. Orders from Amazon shipping price may be extra.

                
 

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

ANIMALS IN TROUBLE

ANIMALS IN TROUBLE ISBN: 978-1072800408 186 pages with b&w photos. Published 2019 R.R.P £8.99 Available from Bitzabooks priced  £8.99   with  FREE  postage and packing.  UK Orders Only. For non-UK orders contact us for price. Animals in Trouble is a collection of amusing, unusual and sometimes heart-breaking true short stories about animal rescues that the author attended while an officer working for the RSPCA London Night Emergency Service in the 1970s involving dogs, cats, pigeons and other animals. Although they occurred over forty years ago the predicaments that animals get into are timeless and each generation manages to find themselves in similar trouble awaiting rescue by us humans much to their embarrassment. Luckily animals are extremely resilient and have an astonishing determination to survive as these stories  prove. 3 Ways to Order and Pay from Bitza Books:  1.Buy Now  Use the PayPal button at the bottom of the page using   Debit/Credit card or with PayPal account. All

When Cats Got Stuck Up Trees

  When Cats Got Stuck Up Trees ISBN: 978-1479230419  254 pages with b&w photographs.   R.R.P  £6.99 FREE postage and packing when ordering from Bitza Books Free postage on U.K. Orders Only. Non-UK please email us for price. 3 Ways to Order and Pay from Bitza Books:  1.Buy Now  Use the PayPal button at the bottom of the page using   a   Debit/Credit card or with your PayPal account. All payments are secure through PayPal.  You do not need an account.  Books normally dispatched within 72 hours of payment. OR 2.  If you prefer send your order using the order contact form or e mail us direct at   bitzabooks@gmail.com   giving title of book and your shipping address. You will receive a secure PayPal invoice with a link to make payment. OR 3.  You can order from  Amazon books  using this link:

LEWIS & HYLAND The Forgotten History of a Landmark Store

Latest publication   August 2021 Lewis & Hyland, the forgotten history of a landmark store. ISBN 979-8507910199    177 pages with b/w photos, & original newspaper advertisements.  RRP £9.99 Take a step back into an era when drapery shop assistants lived alongside their bosses above the shop and discover the 150 year forgotten history of Lewis & Hyland, Kent's premier drapery store chain which rivalled the fashion houses of London and Paris and was amongst the earliest department stores before the likes of Charles Harrod and Mr Selfridge.  Discover how the staff lived, their relationship with their employers, the long hours and how they enjoyed their leisure time. Using a multitude of sources the author has discovered the phenomenal rise of the premier Kentish drapery chain during its Victorian and Edwardian heydays until the firms demise in the 1980s.  The book is a unique insight into the life and times of an early retail empire and how the modern department store orig