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Gloucestershire Regiment   4 Books
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BARNES (Capt. A.F.) The Story of the 2/5th Bn. Gloucestershire Regt. 1914-1918. 1st Ed., 192pp., 39 illus., 12 maps. Gloucester: Crypt House Press. 1930  #51176
[HLMainPic] France from May 1916 with 61st Div., Laventie, Somme, Arras &c. Roll of Hon., awards. Orig. green cloth, gilt, VG with an interesting presentation inscription: "Dorothy Steele in Remembrance of her Cousin Jack Rickerby 2/5 Gloucestershire Regt. from her uncle Ellis. Cheltenham. 18th Oct. 1930." Capt. Rickerby's loss to the battalion, when he fell in March 1918, is recorded within as "a distaster to the Battalion & a great loss to his many friends... Possessing a stern sense of duty & full of the joy of living, yet completely regardless of death, he was the ideal Company Commander." Loosely inserted offprint of local newspaper obit. for Capt. Rickerby, printed copy letter from Brigade Commander concerning his loss & related newspaper clipping. See illustration on our website.   £50
BARNES (Capt. A.F.) The Story of the 2/5th Bn. Gloucestershire Regt. 1914-1918. 1st Ed., 192pp., 39 illus., 12 maps. Gloucester: Crypt House Press. 1930  #53063
France from May 1916 with 61st Div., Laventie, Somme, Arras &c. Roll of Hon., awards. Orig. green cloth, gilt, stained & somewhat worn but sound.   £25
HENDERSON-BLAND (Capt. R.) Actor - Soldier - Poet. Appreciation by Gen. Sir Hubert Gough. 1st Ed., 327pp., portrait frontis., 27 illus. VG in chipped/creased dw. Heath Cranton. 1939  #55726
[HLMainPic] Western Front with 13th Gloucesters (Pioneers) 1916-18: Somme, Ypres, Messines, &c. About 100pp. concern WW1. Orig. green cloth, gilt, VG in chipped/craesed dw. See illustration on our website.   £35
WYRALL (Everard) The Gloucestershire Regiment in the War, 1914-1918: The Records of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd (SR) & 4th, 5th, 6th (First-Line TA) Battalions. 1st Ed., ix+347pp., frontis., 20 fldg. maps. VG in dw. Methuen. 1931  #62388
[HLMainPic] All bns. served on the Western Front except 2nd Bn. in Salonika, & all main operations from Mons to the Final Advance are represented. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG in chipped dw, & scarce thus. See illustration on our website.   £75

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