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RAMC   3 Books
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Two Years After, or Twelve Months of Armageddon: Some Reminiscences of A Temporary Regimental Sawbones 1915-1916. 1st Ed., [v]+105pp. Printed for Private Circulation Only. 1918  #58156
[HLMainPic] Interesting & exceptionally rare privately printed memoirs of "N.D.M." [i.e. N.D. Mackay], serving at a General Hospital in France then attached as MO to the London Scottish (1st Bn. 14th London Regt.) in Oct. 1915. Immediate recollections of service & episodes in France 1915-16 in two main sections: "A Winter in the Loos Salient" & "The Lighter Side of War," the latter in three parts, "At Home & at the Base, B.E.F.," "In & Out of the Trenches" & "In & Out of the Trenches (concluded)." Orig. blue cloth, gilt to front & sp., VG with author inscrip. & notes of errata in his hand to rear ep. Orig. blue cloth, gilt to sp. & front, sp. dull o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £245
MACKENZIE (Col. K.P., RAMC) Operation Rangoon Jail. Foreword by Brig. J.G. Smyth, VC, MC, MP. 1st Ed., 201pp., 15 illus., diagram. VG in dw. Christopher Johnson. 1954  #56186
[HLMainPic] Captured at the Sittang Bridge in 1942 author became Senior Medical Officer under the Japs at Rangoon Jail: relates conditions of prison life & care & treatement of fellow PoWs under improvised conditions. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £20
TELFER (Sgt. J.) & FOX (Pte. A.V.) Comps. Splints & Splinters: Notes & Reminiscences of the 102nd Field Ambulance R.A.M.C. 1st Ed., orig. dec. wraps., 96pp., portrait frontis., approx. 20 plates. Glasgow: Printed by Aird & Coghill, Ltd. nd (c.1918).  #57980
[HLMainPic] Rare collection of personal recollections by the editors & some dozen or so other members of the unit, written during training & In the Field, 1915-17. Trained at Beachy Head & Warminster then in France & Flanders from Jan. 1916 inc. the Somme in July 1916, Arras 1917 &c. Contains interesting accounts of training, life in billets &c. Nominal rolls by Sections, oficers roll, awards, Roll of Hon. Orig. dec. wraps. little chipped & torn, sound. See illustration on our website.   £145

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