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Northumberland Fusiliers   6 Books
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BUCKLEY (Capt. F.) Ed. War History of the 7th Northumberland Fusiliers. 1st Ed., viii+155pp., 31 illus., fldg. map. Newcastle: Grierson. 1919  #55024
[HLMainPic] Western Front in 50th Div., they landed on 21st April 1915 & within 4 days were thrust into 2nd Ypres with very heavy losses, much trench warfare & battles of Somme, Passchendaele &c. Very appealing & rare history made up of contributions from various officers, followed by lengthy chunks of the war diary, nominal roll on embarkation & Roll of Hon. Orig. green cloth, gilt, VG & very scarce. See illustration on our website.   £225
COOKE (Capt. C.H.) Historical Records of the 16th (S) Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers. 1st Ed., xx+235pp., 16 plates, 4 maps. For private distribution. 1923  #53750
[HLMainPic] Western Front inc. Thiepval 1/7/16 &c. Nominal roll, Roll of Hon., awards. Orig. maroon cloth, gilt, rather stained & worn but sound copy & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £50
GLADDEN (Norman) Ypres 1917: A Personal Account. 1st Ed., 192pp., 2 maps. VG in dw. Kimber. 1967  #55780
[HLMainPic] Acclaimed account from the ranks, 7th & 11th Bns. North'd. Fus., Battles of Messines & 3rd Ypres, Menin Road Ridge & Passchendaele. VG in sl. chipped dw. See illustration on our website.   £20
POLE (D.G.) David Graham Pole: War Letters & Autobiography. 1st Ed., orig. printed wraps., 186pp., portrait frontis. Printed for Private Circulation Only. nd (c.1960).  #47889
[HLMainPic] Mostly detailed letters from Western Front Sept.-Dec 1915 with 12th (S) Bn. Northumberland Fus., promoted CO during battle of Loos but invalided at the end of 1915, "my nerves all shot to pieces." Interesting & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £45
SHAKESPEAR (Lt.-Col. J., CMG, CIE, DSO) Historical Records of the 18th (Service) Bn. Northumberland Fusiliers (Pioneers). 1st Ed., [xi]+211pp., 18 plates, 4 fldg. maps. Printed for private distribution by the Council of Newcastle & Gateshead. 1920  #56629
[HLMainPic] Pioneer battalion of the 34th Division, Western Front from Jan. 1916; Somme 1916, Arras, Ypres &c. Nominal roll, Roll of Hon., awards. Orig. maroon cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £65
WALKER (H.M.) A History of the Northumberland Fusiliers 1674-1902. 1st Ed., xx+502pp., 12 plates, 14 maps (some fldg.). Murray. 1919  #38987
Various early campaigns, American War of Independence, West Indies, Peninsula campaigns 1808-14 inc. Corunna, Badajos, Salamanca, Vittoria &c., Walcheren, Indian Mutiny & Boer War. Orig. red cloth, gilt, VG.   £42

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