Tag Archives: East Surrey

The Battle of Loos

Today marks the 97th anniversary of the start of the Battle of Loos, the British ‘big push’ of 1915. The battle was the first time some of Kitchener’s volunteers saw action – for many it would also be the last. … Continue reading

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The Surrey Regiments in the First World War

The Surrey Regiments in the First World War My research into the men named on the Carshalton war memorial has focused quite heavily on the wartime experiences of the two Surrey regiments. 37 of the men from Carshalton who lost … Continue reading

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