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PONSONBY (F.E.G., Major, Grenadier Guards) Notes on the Duties of the Field Officer in Brigade Waiting. 1st Ed., viii+23pp. (& blank interleaves). Clowes. 1908  #40589
In the Brigade the "Field Officer in Waiting" was the conduit for the sovereign's instructions &c., "the Court Official in charge of all Military arrangements as far as Court Ceremonies are concerned... he may be termed the Chief Staff Officer of the Sovereign on all such occasions..." This booklet contains pertinent extracts from HM Regulations for the Brigade of Guards. Orig. blue cloth, blocked red, VG.   £15

     


 

 



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