Recommended Books

For anyone interested in further reading about the regiment, there are a number of books available. These range from histories of certain battalions, to personal memoir and community focused books, such as those researched around a local war memorial, that mention men of the regiment.

Some of the older titles are more difficult to find but abe books is always a great place to start to find second hand copies.

Please let us know if you have any books to add to the list.

  • Atkinson, Captain C.T The Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regiment
  • Ball, Matthew. Sevenoaks – The Great War and its Legacy (2018)
  • Beaumont, Harry. Old Contemtiple, Hutchinson (1967)
  • Cantan, Ray. Sid’s War: A Royal West Kent Soldier’s Experiences of World War One
  • Cave, Nigel. Hill 60, Ypres, Pen and Sword Books Ltd
  • De Winton S & Lewis S. Never Such Innocence: Sutton-at-Hone and Hawley in the Great War (2014)
  • Fox J et al. Seal, the History of a Parish (2007)
  • Mills P & Swarbrick J.D. Military Matters in Tonbridge
  • Molony, Major C.V INVICTA with the 1st Battalion The Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regiment in the Great War
  • Stanley P. Terriers in India. British Territorials 1914-1919 (2018)
  • Walker J. West Wickham and the Great War (1988)
  • Wenyon H.J & Brown H.S. The Eighth Battalion The Queen’s Own Royal West Kent Regiment 1914-1919