Argyll Street: One Man's Journey from the Pit to the Front Line

Argyll Street: One Man's Journey from the Pit to the Front Line

ARGYLL STREET is a historical novel based on the life of William Gregory who was born in Aspull, Lancashire, in 1879. He followed his Father and Brother to work in the coal mine at the age of ten. In 1906 William emigrated to Canada and was joined by his wife Elizabeth and two children a year later. They lived at 38 Argyll Street, Sydney, Glace Bay NS. Following the outbreak of WW1 in 1916 he returned to the UK serving with the 25th Battalion Nova Scotia Rifles (Cape Breton Highlanders). In August 1917 the unit was part of the 5th Infantry Brigade which distinguished itself at the Battle of Hill 70, a northern suburb of Lens. William was killed in action on the 16th August and is buried in the Aix Noulette Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

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