The Accrington Pals

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The story of the Pals battalions is one of many tragic episodes of the First World War and it still fires the imaginations of military historians and enthusiasts. This website is a detailed account of the tragedy that befel one of them; the Accrington Pals.

Offering an overview of the bloody Battle of Serre, part of the Somme offensives of 1916, you will find personal stories, diaries, transcriptions, photographs, and information about the battlefields. The navigation may be a little cluttered, but this is still a valuable and rich resource about an important episode in the military and social history of World War One.

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