Like New in d/w. World War I-General New from publisher, unread. This meticulously researched chronicle, using first-hand accounts, follows the fortunes of the 1st and 6th (Service) Battalions, The Border Regiment from 1907 to 1914 in Gibraltar, India, Burma and through the Gallipoli Campaign. The soldiers suffered terrible casualties, endured extremes of heat and cold, and the unsanitary conditions of the front line-yet morale and discipline never faltered. The Battalion was the last to leave the Gallipoli Peninsula on 9 January 1916. The text is supported by over 170 maps and many previously unpublished contemporary photographs. UL-XXXXXX. 320pp, 170 b/w ills & maps, appendices, Orders of Battle.
Near fine in Near fine jacket. Profusely illustrated. Kettering, Northants, United Kingdom: The Border Regiment and King's Own Royal Border Regiment Museum in association with Silver Link Publishing Ltd, 2003. First edition. "...describes the background to the 1st and 6th (Service) Battalions The Border Regiment from 1907 to 1914 in Gibraltar, India, and Burma, followed by their fortunes throughout the Gallipoli Campaign. The conditions under which the soldiers lived and fought are graphically described with extracts from diaries, letters and official documents." Signed by May, Eastwood, and Elderton on the title page. Octavo. Original burgundy cloth binding, with gilt titles. Minor bumping to the corners and tips; else near fine in a clean and bright dust jacket.
Signed. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. Very Good: a copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day.
4to., First Edition, with numerous photographs and maps in the text; cloth, gilt back, a fine copy in unclipped dustwrapper. Excellent account, incorporating much first-hand vernacular material, of the 1st and 6th (Service) Bns. Covers service from 1907-1914 in Gibraltar, India and Burma, followed by their fateful involvement in the Gallipoli campaign. Includes meticulous list of over 3, 000 officers and OR's, together with casualty and biographical information, awards and ROH. Sutcliffe, p.214.
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