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BORLAND (William J.) Ed. The Battle of the Somme 1916, Memories, Souvenir & Roll of Honour. 1st Ed., 136pp., 6 portraits., line drawings of Cenotaph & Cros of Sacrifice, fldg. map in end-pocket (paper reproduction of the official 1:40,000 'Albert' combined sheet), sketch map in text. Manchester: James Lord & Son, Printers. nd (1920s).  #53406
[HLMainPic] Contains short account of the battle, chronological diary of events from 1st July-13th Nov. 1916. list of battalions employed in the battle, followed by Rolls of Honour of (i) officers & (ii) NCOs & men, but neither section is anywhere near complete & criteria for inclusion is not clear: possibly inclusion was by subscription. In many cases the place of death is noted, & very occasionally other details. Curious 'souvenir' of the Somme. Orig. blue cloth, blocked black, VG. See illustration on our website.   £50

     


 

 



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