The King's Pilgrimage
An Account of King George V’s Visit to the War Graves in Belgium and France
A WWI commemorative reproduction of George V's secret journey to the battlefields of Europe
The King's Pilgrimage: An Account of King George V's Visit to the War Graves in Belgium and France is a reproduction of a volume first printed in 1922. The King's Pilgrimage concerns King George V's 'secret' trip to the battlefields of northern Europe to visit the war graves of the fallen. This reproduction is a facsimile of the original edition with a new introduction written by Dr Charles Goodson-Wickes, grandson of the original author.
Published 1 Mar 2018
Author Dr Charles Goodson-Wickes|Sir Frank Fox

Dr Charles Goodson-Wickes is a business consultant and consulting physician. He served in The Life Guards in the British Army, attaining the rank of lieutenant colonel, and served in the First Gulf War. He has been the principal for two occupational health practices, advising companies including Barclays Bank and Rio Tinto, during the 1980s and 90s. He was the founder chairman of the Countryside Alliance and is the great-grandson of Sir Frank Fox, OBE.

Sir Frank Fox (1874-1960) was an Australian born journalist, soldier, campaigner and writer of over 33 books. He was the Morning Post War Correspondent in the Balkan Wars and was attached to the Belgian Army in 1914. In 1926 he was knighted by King George V.

ISBN 9781788160971

This moving tale marks the full stop to the Great War. It is a very special book.

- Field Marshal The Lord Bramall

There is no better way to commemorate the Centenary of the Armistice than this account of King George V's homage.

- The Rt Hon Lord Astor, Former Defence Minister

Poignant prose, verse and photographs serve to remind us, and younger generations, of the great sacrifice made.

- Sir Anthony Seldon, Vice Chancellor, University of Buckingham
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