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Highland Light Infantry   5 Books
The Seventeenth Highland Light Infantry (Glasgow Chamber of Commerce Bn.) Record of War Service 1914-1918. 1st Ed., 136pp., 30 plates, map. Glasgow: Clark. 1920  #55278
[HLMainPic] A 'Pals' battalion; F&F 1915-18 (Somme 1/7/16 at Mouquet Farm where Sgt. Turnbull won a VC; Beaumont Hamel; Messines; Passchendaele &c.). Nominal roll, awards. Orig. grey & red cloth, gilt, VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £50
CHALMERS (T.) Ed. A Saga of Scotland: History of the 16th Battalion The Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment). 1st Ed., xvi+174pp., 28 plates (inc. maps). Glasgow: McCallum & Co. 1930  #50033
[HLMainPic] F&F from Nov. 1915 inc. 1/7/16 at Beaumont Hamel, the epic of Munich Trench &c. Nominal rolls, casualties, awards. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, little marked & worn, about VG. See illustration on our website.   £45
D. R. M. [i.e., Donald R. McLaren] A Silver Lining: The Glasgow Highlanders in France. 1st Ed., orig. dec. wraps., [vii]+91pp. Glasgow: John Smith & Son Ltd. nd (c.1916).  #57397
[HLMainPic] Episodes & tales based on service with 9th (Glasgow Highlanders) Bn. HLI in France (& dedicated to Capt. A.K. Reid of that bn.). Most, but not all, had previously appeared in the Glasgow Herald. White covers a little tanned, generally VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £95
LYON (T.M.) ["Private Leo"] More Adventures In Kilt & Khaki: Sketches of the Glasgow Highlanders & Others in France. 1st Ed., [ix]+214pp., portrait frontis. Kilmarnock: Standard Press. 1917  #51190
[HLMainPic] Second volume of author's experiences with the 9th (Glasgow Highlanders) Bn. HLI, containining episodes & observations during service in France between June 1915 and Sept. 1916. Orig. paper covd. boards with brown cloth backstrip & corners, little rubbed & worn, o/w sound & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £45
STEUART (R.H.J.) March, Kind Comrade. 1st Ed., 261pp., frontis. by David Jones. VG in sl. chipped dw. Sheed & Ward. 1931  #56127
[HLMainPic] Memoirs of chaplain to 12th Highland Light Infantry, 15th (Scottish) Div. in France 1916-1918, inc. battles of Ypres, Arras & the Somme. Nice copy, VG in sl chipped dw & scarce thus. See illustration on our website.   £75




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