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By William Turner

Accrington acquaintances is being re-released because of renowned call for after being out of inventory for someday. the 1st e-book to be released within the now hugely acclaimed friends sequence. The Accrington friends have been the main well-known of the entire battalions, established upon study in neighborhood and nationwide records, and interviews with the battalion's handful of survivors, their many family and descendants, it incorporates a nice variety of hitherto-unpublished eye-witnessed money owed and images. Accrington acquaintances will entice all these attracted to the good conflict, including somebody in and round the Accrington region with an curiosity in kin background.

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Lord Derby’s offer helped resolve three import-ant recruiting considerations: firstly, to take the strain of the rush of volunteers off an understaffed and inadequate War Office recruiting organisation; secondly, to co-ordinate and expand isolated efforts by local authorities and individuals to assist recruiting; thirdly, and most importantly, to sustain the energies of the British public in the urgent task of attracting men to the New Army, while at the same time providing for their requirements until the hard-pressed War Office could assimilate the new recruits.

None in Accrington, nor indeed any in Britain, Europe or the Empire, had an inkling of the price to be paid for victory. 14. 2 Report on Health and Sanitary Conditions, Borough of Accrington, Year Ending December 31st, 1913. 3 The application was to bring the rate up to 36 shillings per week, the rate paid for comparable work in other textile machinery works in Lancashire. T. 14. F. 104. T. 14. G. Cannon Street Baptist Church and others. T. 14. 8 See ‘Britain in the Century of Total War’. A. 50 (quote from Daily News, August 5th, 1914).

Recruiting increased to 628 by Saturday September 19th; by Tuesday 784; by Thursday September 24th the recruiting stations of Burnley, Accrington and district closed, their targets met. Reaction to the idea of a Pals battalion had been patchy in the townships surrounding Accrington. Great Harwood showed little interest and provided only a dozen or so recruits. In contrast Rishton, smallest of the five townships, responded well. On the first day, the 19 who enlisted at the recruiting station in the Conservative Club, marched to the railway station to take the train to Accrington for their medical and attestation.

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