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"Come on The Tigers!" The Story of Philip E Bent VC, DSO by Kenneth Hillier


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This tells the story of Philip Bent – born in Canada but educated at
Ashby Boys' Grammar School. Trained for a career at sea, instead he
joined the Army in 1914, serving with the 9th Battalion of The Royal
Leicestershire Regiment. He was killed, leading a counter-attack against
the Germans at Polygon Wood during the Battle of Passchendaele. His
bravery earned him a posthumous Victoria Cross. The book is well

Weight.17 kg