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East Yorkshire Regiment   6 Books
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A History of the 10th (Service) Bn. The East Yorkshire Regiment (Hull Commercials) 1914-1919. 1st Ed., xix+204pp., 40 photos., fldg. map in end-pocket + 4 in text. Hull: Brown. 1937  #57130
[HLMainPic] France March 1916 after brief service in Egypt, involved in preparation for the attack at Serre 1/7/16 but were not called upon as the preceding waves failed so completely. Arras & Vimy Ridge 1917, German Spring Offensive, Final Advance &c. Roll of Hon., awards. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £60
A Short Diary of the 11th Service Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. 1914-1919. Compiled by "Some of Them." 1st Ed., [vii]+105pp., col. frontis. (Bn. patch), 48 photos. Hull: Goddard, Walker & Brown Ltd. 1921  #61214
[HLMainPic] Appealing history of 2nd Hull Pals inc. training in UK, Egypt 1915-16 then Western Front from March 1916 inc. Somme, Arras, Vimy, Gavrelle, Lys &c. Rolls of awards, officers & senior NCOs. Many interesting privately taken snapshots inc. views inside dugouts &c. on Somme & elsewhere. Orig. red cloth, cloth dampstained & titling neatly re-inked, o/w VG & very rare. See illustration on our website.   £220
Regimental Standing Orders & Customs of the East Yorkshire Regiment (The Duke of York's Own) 1956. [v]+70pp. + musical scores (regimental march &c.). Beverley: Wright & Hoggard, Minster Press. 1956  #58120
[HLMainPic] Customary regimental orders & instructions; also regimental customs & traditions. Orig. maroon cloth, gilt to front, paper label to sp. VG with ink ownership. inscrip of Lt.-Col. 4 EYR. See illustration on our website.   £20
FARRAR (Peter N.) Ed. Soldier of the Empire: The Memoirs of Lt. Colonel A.J. Richardson D.S.O., East Yorkshire Regiment. Parts I & II, 1st Eds., orig. printed card wraps., [vii]+vii+x+112pp. in all, several photos. & sketches. Hull: Malet Lambert High School. 1986  #61758
[HLMainPic] Previously unpublished memoirs. Ed. Haileybury & Sandhurst, commissioned East Yorks. Regt. 1882. Served in India, Burmese War 1885-87, West Africa &, Boer War. Commanded 1st East Yorks 1907-11, when retired. Recalled 1914, raised & commanded 10th (S) Bn. EYR (Hull Commercials) until Oct. 1915, then commanded 8th South Lancs. in France (DSO at Leipzig Redoubt, Somme, 1916). Rare locally produced personal memoirs of an interesting character. See illustration on our website.   £45
ROBINS (George U.) Lays of the Hertfordshire Hunt. With Preface by Major-Gen. Earl Cavan, & Memoir. 2nd Ed., 112pp., portrait frontis. Arthur L. Humphreys. 1916  #59191
[HLMainPic] Pre-war poems of the hunting field, published in 1912 & this 2nd Edition 1916 including memoir of the author, portrait in uniform & roll of followers of the Hertfordshire Hunt killed or serving in the War, 1914-15. George Upton Robins was killed in action, 4th May 1915 near Ypres, serving as a Captain in the 3rd (Special Reserve), attached 2nd Battalion, East Yorkshire Regiment. He was thirty-six and is buried in Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm), near Ypres. Orig. red cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £45
SLACK (C.M., MC) Grandfather's Adventures in the Great War 1914-18. Intro. by John Terraine. 1st Ed., 284pp., 6 plates, ep maps. VG in dw. Ilfracombe: Stockwell. 1977  #62917
[HLMainPic] Excellent first-hand account as an officer with 1/4th East Yorks, TF, Western Front 1915-18 & PoW. Uncommon, VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £20

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