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Suffolk Regiment   4 Books
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FAIR (Capt. A., MC) & WOLTON (Capt. E.D.) The History of the 1/5th Bn. The Suffolk Regiment. 1st Ed., xxi+126pp., 40 photos., 8 maps. E&S. 1923  #57663
[HLMainPic] With 54th Div. in Gallipoli, Egypt & Palestine. Roll of Hon., awards. Orig. wheat cloth, gilt & enamel. Nice clean copy & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £85
GODFREY (Major F.A., MC) The History of the Suffolk Regiment 1946-1959. 1st Ed., xii+276pp., 50 photos., 5 maps. VG ex-lib. in dw. Cooper. 1988  #55119
[HLMainPic] Inludes Palestine, Malaya 1949-53, Cyprus. Roll of Hon., awards. VG ex-lib. in unmarked dw. See illustration on our website.   £15
SORLEY (C.H.) The Letters of Charles Sorley, With a Chapter of Biography. 1st Ed., xiii+320pp., portrait frontis. Cambridge University Press. 1919  #58126
The poet Charles Hamilton Sorley was born in 1895, Ed. at Marlborough & was studying at the University of Jena on the outbreak of war. Briefly detained, he reached home and received a commission in the 7th (S) Battalion Suffolk Regiment. Served in France from May 1915, promoted to captain and was Killed in Action at Loos on 13th October 1915. He was twenty years old & is commemorated on the Loos Memorial. Includes letters whilst travelling in Germany, then over 100pp. in training 1914-15 and at the front in 1915. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, minor wear, VG. See illustration on our website.   £65
WEBB (Lt.-Col. E.A.H.) History of the 12th (Suffolk) Regiment 1685-1913. 1st Ed., xxii+506pp., 4to, 17 col. & 29 b/w plates, 17 sketches/plans. Spottiswoode. 1914  #58244
[HLMainPic] Flanders, Germany, Gibraltar &c. in 18th Century; Mahratta Wars (Seringapatam); New Zealand; Afghanistan; Boer War &c. Orig. three-quarter morocco, gilt, red cloth boards, somewhat rubbed & worn, about VG. See illustration on our website.   £35

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