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CHIDGEY (H.T.) Black Square Memories: An Account of the 2/8th Battalion The Royal Warwickshire Regiment 1914-1918. 1st Ed., xv+184pp., portrait frontis., fldg. sketch map in end-pocket. Oxford: Blackwell. 1924  #56860
An affectionate, detailed bn. history from its raising in 1914, training, F&F (182nd Bde., 61st Div.) 1916-Feb. 1918 when disbanded. Officers' roll, casualties. Orig. blue cloth spine & paper covd. boards, gilt & dec. with regimental badge to panel on front board, little rubbed, VG & rare: only 200 copies printed; this copy inscribed from Thos. Freer-Ash, Colonel, who served with the unit, also commanded 2/8th Warwicks & 5th RWF, &c., plus bookplate of Roy & Gwladys Freer-Ash. See illustration on our website.   £225

     


 

 



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