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Lancaster Regiment   7 Books
CRAVEN: CLAYTON (J.T.) Ed. Craven's Part in the Great War. 1st Ed., 391pp., oblong 4to, limp canvas covs., aprox. 1000 portraits. Craven Herald. 1919  #52728
[HLMainPic] Portraits of around 1000 casualties of all ranks from Craven (Yorkshire), including Skipton, Grassington, Gargrave & other towns & villages, plus an account of the services in Flanders of the local territorial battalion, 1/6th Duke of Wellington's (West Riding) Regt., & nominal rolls of 1/6th & 2/6th Dukes. Orig. limp dec. cloth, minor wear, some underlining, VG. See illustrations on our website.   £45
GRANT (Capt. D.P., MC) The 1/4th (Hallamshire) Battn., York & Lancaster Regiment, 1914-1919. 1st Ed., 165pp., 4to, 4 fldg. maps in end-pocket. Printed For Private Circulation by the Arden Press. nd  #56910
[HLMainPic] 49th West Riding Div. 1915-18: Ypres 1915 & 1917, Somme 1916, &c. Awards roll, list of officers. Orig. cloth, VG & very scarce with author's presentation inscrip. "To Arnold Fellows with D.P.G.'s best wishes December 1934." See illustration on our website.   £95
HODGKINSON (Capt. A.) The King's Own T.F. Being a Record of the 1/5th Bn. The King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) in the European war 1914-1918. 1st Ed., 184pp., portrait, 13 maps. Lewes: Lewes Press. 1921  #41256
Western Front from Feb. 1915 to the Armistice then Brussels & Germany to Sept. 1919. 2nd & 3rd Ypres, Loos, Cambrai &c. Roll of Hon., awards, officers &c. Fine depiction of a TF bn.'s war experience compiled by the Quartermaster. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG.   £35
SPARLING (R.A.) History of the 12th Service Bn. York & Lancaster Regiment. 1st Ed., xv+149pp., 17 plates, fldg. map. Sheffield: Printed by J.W. Northend Ltd. 1920  #57668
[HLMainPic] The Sheffield City Bn., devastated at Serre, 1/7/16. Roll of Hon., awards. Orig. cloth, faded (as usual) but VG with several related news clippings loosely inserted (one, reporting 1950 reunion, states that the author was sports editor of the Sheffield Telegraph & one of 25 from that paper's staff to join the bn.). See illustration on our website.   £50
TURNER (P.W.) & HAIGH (R.H.) Not For Glory: A Personal History of the Great War. 1st Ed., xv+113pp., 33 plates, map. VG in dw. Maxwell. 1969  #55684
[HLMainPic] Memoir of service of Gilbert Hall, enlisted 13th York & Lancs 1914; served on the Somme 1/7/16 & at Oppy Wood & commissioned 2/4th KOYLI 1917. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £15
WADHAM (Lt.-Col. W.F.A.) The Fourth Bn. The King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) & the Great War: Early Days. 1st Ed., card covs., 23pp. No imprint. 1920  #36089
Notes on the training & preparation period in the UK 1914-15 & first few months in France, by the then CO. Roll of officers on mobilization in 1914 & who proceeded overseas in May 1915. VG.   £15
WADHAM (Lt.-Col. W.F.A.) & CROSSLEY (Capt. J.) The Fourth Bn. The King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) & the Great War. 1st Ed., 136+xxiiipp. No imprint.  #58128
[HLMainPic] Western Front 1915-18: Festubert, Arras, 3rd Ypres &c. Roll of Hon., awards, officers. Orig. cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £35




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