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Gloucestershire Regiment   7 Books
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BARNES (Capt. A.F.) The Story of the 2/5th Bn. Gloucestershire Regt. 1914-1918. 1st Ed., 192pp., 39 illus., 12 maps. Gloucester: Crypt House Press. 1930  #51176
[HLMainPic] France from May 1916 with 61st Div., Laventie, Somme, Arras &c. Roll of Hon., awards. Orig. green cloth, gilt, VG with an interesting presentation inscription: "Dorothy Steele in Remembrance of her Cousin Jack Rickerby 2/5 Gloucestershire Regt. from her uncle Ellis. Cheltenham. 18th Oct. 1930." Capt. Rickerby's loss to the battalion, when he fell in March 1918, is recorded within as "a distaster to the Battalion & a great loss to his many friends... Possessing a stern sense of duty & full of the joy of living, yet completely regardless of death, he was the ideal Company Commander." Loosely inserted offprint of local newspaper obit. for Capt. Rickerby, printed copy letter from Brigade Commander concerning his loss & related newspaper clipping. See illustration on our website.   £50
BARNES (Capt. A.F.) The Story of the 2/5th Bn. Gloucestershire Regt. 1914-1918. 1st Ed., 192pp., 39 illus., 12 maps. Gloucester: Crypt House Press. 1930  #53063
France from May 1916 with 61st Div., Laventie, Somme, Arras &c. Roll of Hon., awards. Orig. green cloth, gilt, stained & somewhat worn but sound.   £25
HARDING (Col. E.D., DSO) The Imjin Roll. 1st Ed., orig. printed card wraps., 96pp., 2 maps. Barton Press Ltd., Gloucester, for the Gloucesterrshire Regt. 1976  #56637
[HLMainPic] Important history contains a full account of the 1st Glosters in the Battle of the Imjin River, Korea, by the commander of 'B' Coy. during the events described, together with complete nominal roll of the unit (noting those killed, wounded &c.); also list of Honours & Awards & citations for VCs to Col. Carne & Lt. Curtis & GC to Lt. Waters. VG & very scarce. See illustration on our website.   £45

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HENDERSON-BLAND (Capt. R.) Actor - Soldier - Poet. Appreciation by Gen. Sir Hubert Gough. 1st Ed., 327pp., portrait frontis., 27 illus. Heath Cranton. 1939  #54658
[HLMainPic] Western Front with 13th Gloucesters (Pioneers) 1916-18: Somme, Ypres, Messines, &c. About 100pp. concern WW1. Orig. green cloth, gilt, sp. tanned o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £25
HENDERSON-BLAND (Capt. R.) Actor - Soldier - Poet. Appreciation by Gen. Sir Hubert Gough. 1st Ed., 327pp., portrait frontis., 27 illus. VG in chipped/creased dw. Heath Cranton. 1939  #55726
[HLMainPic] Western Front with 13th Gloucesters (Pioneers) 1916-18: Somme, Ypres, Messines, &c. About 100pp. concern WW1. Orig. green cloth, gilt, VG in chipped/craesed dw. See illustration on our website.   £35
ROOME (Holdar) [Pseud. of MOORE (Harold W.)] One Man's War 1914-1918: A Chapter of Autobiography. 1st Ed., 157pp. VG in dw. Mitre Press. 1968  #51192
[HLMainPic] Moore joined the 6th Gloucesters (TF) in 1914 & served with them in France until wounded on the Somme; was then commissioned in the RGA. He returned to France in Dec. 1917, attached to 1/1 Essex Battery, until wounded near Bellenglise in Sept. 1918. The entire memoir, from enlistment to final return home is written in a series of verses. VG in dw & uncoomon. See illustration on our website.   £25
WYRALL (Everard) The Gloucestershire Regiment in the War, 1914-1918: The Records of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd (SR) & 4th, 5th, 6th (First-Line TA) Battalions. 1st Ed., ix+347pp., frontis., 20 fldg. maps. Methuen. 1931  #53455
[HLMainPic] All bns. served on the Western Front except 2nd Bn. in Salonika, & all main operations from Mons to the Final Advance are represented. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, minor wear, VG. See illustration on our website.   £50

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