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Manchester Regiment   5 Books
BONNER (Robert) The Manchester Regiment, 1st Battalion 1945-1958. 1st Ed., orig. laminated card wraps., iii+185pp., 125 photos., 3 maps. Knutsford: Fleur de Lys Publishers. 2013  #61797
[HLMainPic] From the final days of WW2 to amalgamation with the Liverpools to form the King's Regt., the National Serviceman period inc. duties on the Rhine & active service in Malaya from 1951-54. Well illustrated, inc. a number of named group photos., VG. See illustration on our website.   £20
BONNER (Robert) Wilfrith Elstob, VC, DSO, MC, The Manchester Regiment. 1st Ed., xiv+33pp., 4to, 24 photos., map. Knutsford: Fleur de Lys. 1998  #61641
[HLMainPic] Outstanding temporary officer of 16th Bn. Manchester Regt. (Pals) & the epic story of Manchester Hill, near St. Quentin, in March 1918. Orig. laminated wraps. VG. See illustration on our website.   £15
KEMPSTER (Brig. F.) & WESTROPP (Brig. H.C.E.) Eds. Manchester City Battalions Book of Honour. 1st Ed., c.800pp., illus. throughout, 4to. Sherratt & Hughes. 1916  #57463
[HLMainPic] Manchester Pals of 90th & 91st Inf. Bdes., each bn. illustrated down to platoons, with rolls of all of them. Also rolls of the volunteers from numerous commercial companies. A fine record. Minor wear, VG, with contemp. ink ownership inscrip. of "F.B. Merriman 22nd Manchester Regiment." See illustration on our website.   £60
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
WILSON (Capt. S.J., MC) The Seventh Manchesters July 1916 to March 1919. 1st Ed., xvi+161pp., 9 photos., 5 sketch maps. Manchester Univ. Press. 1920  #60823
[HLMainPic] After service in Gallipoli (which is described in "With Manchesters in the East") the bn. served in Sinai then to France in March 1917 & fought at 3rd Ypres, March Retreat, Final Advance in 1918 &c. Roll of Hon., awards. Orig. red cloth, titled in black, VG. See illustration on our website.   £75


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