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Durham Light Infantry   6 Books
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BILCLIFFE (John) Well Done the 68th: The Durhams in the Crimea & New Zealand 1854-1866. 1st Ed., x+347pp., 145 illus., 5 maps. VG in dw. Chippenham: Picton. 1995  #61795
[HLMainPic] Based on the letters & diaries of eleven officers & men who participated in these campaigns, plus Roll of Hon., awards, biographical details of many officers & soldiers. Well illustrated & acclaimed history. VG in dw. Se illustration on our website.   £35
LOWE (Lt.-Col. W.D., DSO, MC) War History of the 18th (S) Bn. Durham Light Infantry. 1st Ed., xix+205pp., 15 plates, fldg. map in end-pocket. OUP. 1920  #54037
[HLMainPic] Egypt 1915-16 & Western Front 1916-18. Roll of Hon., awards, officers &c. Orig. green cloth, gilt, VG, nice copy. See illustration on our website.   £65
MOSES (Harry) The Gateshead Gurkhas: A History of the 9th Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry, 1859-1967. 1st Ed., orig. laminated card wraps., xii+441pp., num. photos., sketch maps &c. County Durham Books. 2001  #62855
[HLMainPic] Detailed history with num. illus., almost entirely devoted to WW1 Western Front inc. Ypres 1915 & 1917, Somme 1916 &c., WW2 in Western Desert, Italy & NW Europe from D Day onwards (50th Div.). Roll of Hon. (WW1 & WW2) & awards (WW1 & WW2). VG. See illustration on our website.   £25
RAIMES (Major A.L., DSO, TD) The Fifth Bn. The Durham Light Infantry 1914-1918. 1st Ed., xv+227pp., 28 illus., 18 maps (some fldg.). Published by a Committee of Past & Present Officers. 1931  #63498
[HLMainPic] Excellent bn. history with good photos. & maps: 1/5th Bn., 50th Div., Western Front 1915-18 (Ypres, Somme, Arras &c.), with a short account of the 2/5th in Salonika. Nominal roll of the 'original' 1/5th, Roll of Hon., awards roll. Orig. green cloth, gilt, VG & rare. See illustration on our website.   £125
RISSIK (D.) The D.L.I. at War: The History of the Durham Light Infantry 1939-1945. 1st Ed., xvi+352pp., 32 illus., 20 maps (some fldg.). VG in dw. The Regt. 1953  #63964
[HLMainPic] Middle East, Burma, NW Europe &c. Excellent copy, near fine in dw. See illustration on our website.   £65
SANDILANDS (Brig-Gen. J.W., CB, CMG, DSO) A Lancashire Brigade in France. 1st Ed., 84pp., portrait frontis., 9 other portraits (commanding officers of bns.). Business Newspapers Ltd. [1919].  #61780
[HLMainPic] History of 104th Brigade, formed Jan. 1915 consisting of 17th, 18th & 20th (S) Bns. Lancashire Fusiliers & 3rd (S) Bn. Manchester Regt. In 1917 the latter two battalions were disbanded & replaced by 19th (S) Bn. DLI. Served with 35th Div. in France & Flanders from Jan. 1916 onwards, inc. Somme, Arras, Passchendaele, Final Advance. &c. Useful & very scarce history by the brigade commander. Orig. red cloth, titled & dec. in black to front & rear. Minor wear, VG. See illustration on our website.   £95

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