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CUST (L.G.A., Lieut., RFA) From Ploegsteert to Graudenz: The Story of a Prisoner-of-War. 1st Ed., orig. printed wraps., [v]+77pp., frontis., plate, 4 photos. Privately Printed by Spottiswoode, Ballantyne & Co. Ltd. 1919  #53917
[HLMainPic] Very rare memoirs privately published in a small limited edition. Lionel George Archer Cust, 85th Batt. RFA, was captured in the Catacombs, Ploegsteert, 11th April 1918 during the Lys offensive, whilst acting as liaison officer to 7th Inf. Bde. He describes ops. around Messines 7-11 April then experiences of capture & life at Rastatt & Graudenz PoW camps. VG, with advert loosely inserted offering copies at 5/-, available from the printer at Eton College, the author's father at Datchet House, Datchet, & Hatchards. See illustration on our website.   £145

     


 

 



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