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Leicestershire Regiment   5 Books
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HILLS (Capt. J.D., MC) The Fifth Leicestershire: A Record of the 1/5th Bn. The Leicestershire Regiment TF During the War 1914-1919. 1st Ed., [x]+379pp., 13 plates, 7 maps. Loughborough: The Echo Press. 1919  #57407
[HLMainPic] Outstandingly detailed bn. history: France & Flanders 1915-19 with a brief respite in Marseilles when they were earmarked for the Middle East but turned around & sent back to Flanders. Orig. red cloth, somewhat rubbed & worn, overall about VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £65
JAMIE (Lt.-Col. J.P.W., MC) The 177th Brigade 1914-1918. 1st Ed., 73pp., 19 photos., 3 maps (2 fldg.). Leicester: Thornley. 1931  #58183
[HLMainPic] 2/4th & 2/5th Bns., Lincolnshire & Leicestershire Regiments, Ireland 1915-16 (incl. the Easter Rising) then Western Front with 59th Div. from Feb. 1917 inc. 3rd Ypres & Cambrai, German counter-attack at Bullecourt, 1918 &c. Notes on the careers & services of senior officers in the Brigade. Orig. green cloth, VG & very scarce. See illustration on our website.   £125
KELLY (Capt. D.V., MC) 39 Months with the "Tigers," 1915-1918. 1st Ed., 160pp., 8 plates, 10 maps. Benn. 1930  #52736
[HLMainPic] Fine personal account of service with Staff of 110th Bde. (37th & 21st Divs.) comprising the 6, 7, 8 & 9 Leicesters. Especially good on Bazentin Wood 14/7/16 & Polygon Wood in 1917. Orig. green cloth, gilt, lacking ffep o/w VG, comparatively good copy. See illustration on our website.   £65
TROUSDALE (W.) Ed. The Gordon Creeds in Afghanistan, 1839 & 1878-79. 1st Ed., orig. card wraps., x+189pp., 42 illus. BACSA. 1984  #56594
[HLMainPic] Edited memoirs of a lieutenant of Bombay Artillery in 1st Afghan War & his son a captain with Leicestershire Regt. in the 2nd. VG. See illustration on our website.   £15
WYLLY (Col. H.C., CB) History of the 1st & 2nd Bns. The Leicestershire Regiment in the Great War. 1st Ed., vii+215pp., 4to, 7 plates, fldg. map in end-pocket + 5 in text. G&P (For the Regimental Committee). 1928  #50107
[HLMainPic] 1st Bn. Western Front throughout the war; 2nd Bn. Western Front to Nov. 1915 thence Mesopotamia & Egypt/Palestine. Orig, green cloth, gilt, front board a little spotted, selotape residue markings to eps o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £90

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