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deLISSER (Herbert G.) Jamaica & The Great War. 1st Ed., 135pp. (+ xxxxvii pp.introductory matter & adverts bound at each end), 18 photos. (mostly portraits but also the Jamaica Contingent at drill & marching to embar for overseas). Kingston, Jamaica: Printed for the Author by The Gleaner Co., Ltd. 1917  #57166
[HLMainPic] Rare account of the raising & organisation of the Jamaica Contingent, Women's War Effort, & other local matter. "...covers the period dating from the last week in July 1914, to the end of the first week of April 1917. In other words, the record is brought down to the passing of the Universal Military Service Law, an event which, in the writer's opinion, marks an important turning point in the history of this country's connection with Great Britainn & the British Empire." - from the author's Foreword. Recent cloth, titled in black to sp., retaining orig. printed wrappers. See illustration on our website.   £125




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