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Sherwood Foresters   8 Books
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BACON (M.) & LANGLEY (D.) The Blast of War: A History of Nottingham's Bantams, 15th (S) Bn. Sherwood Foresters 1915-1919. 1st d., x+106pp., 4to, 58 illus. & maps. VG in dw. Nottm: Sherwood Press. 1986  #63071
[HLMainPic] Western Front inc. Somme, Arras, 3rd Ypres &c. Roll of Hon. & various other rolls. VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £30
BROWNRIGG (Lt.-Gen. Sir Douglas) Unexpected (A book of memories). 1st Ed., 172pp., 17 plates. Hutchinson. nd (c.1944)  #63313
[HLMainPic] Sherwood Foresters 1905; DAAG 13th Div. 1914, Gallipoli 1915-16 & AA&QMG 13th Div. Mesopotamia 1916-18. Staff College 1920, various staff appts. & GOC 51st Div. Adjutant-General to the BEF in France, 1940. Interesting views on Gallipoli & Mesopotamia. Orig. brown cloth, titled in white, scar/scratch to sp. o/w VG with armorial bookplate of Hugh, Lord Sherwood. See illustration on our website.   £45
HALL (W.G.) The Green Triangle: Being the History of the 2/5th Battalion The Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment) in the Great European War, 1914-1918. With a Foreword by Brig.-Gen. T.W. Stansfeld, CMG, DSO. 1st Ed., xiv+197pp., 8 plates, 4 maps/plans. Letchworth: Garden City Press. 1920  #61212
[HLMainPic] Served in Ireland (including the Easter Rising) then F&F from Feb. 1917: Passchendaele & Cambrai; Bullecourt & Mount Kemmel in 1918 then merged with 1/5th Bn. in August. Excellent & rare history. Orig. green cloth, titled in black, VG. See illustration on our website.   £145
MARSHALL (Lt.-Gen. Sir William, GCMG, KCB, KCSI, CB) Memories of Four Fronts. 1st Ed., xxii+340pp., 16 plates, maps & sketches. Benn. 1929  #63944
[HLMainPic] France 1914 i/c 2nd Sherwood Foresters, spending the winter on the La Bassée front, then commanding 87th Bde., 29th Div., at Gallipoli 1915, GOC 27th Div. in Salonika & GOC III Indian Army Corps in Mesopotamia from Nov. 1916 & succeeded to command of the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force on the death of Maude a year later. Orig. green cloth, gilt, somewhat sunned, generally VG with presentation inscrip. "To The 'Babe' In memory of many happy associations from The Author." Additionally, signed by the author beneath the frontispiece portrait: "W.R. Marshall." See illustrations on our website.   £125

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OATES (Lt.-Col. W.C., DSO) The Sherwood Foresters in the Great War 1914-1918: The 2/8th Battalion. 1st Ed., 230pp., 7 photos., 7 maps (inc. 4 fldg.). Nottingham: Bell. 1920  #62449
[HLMainPic] In Dublin during the Easter Rising & contains an account of the fighting there, then F&F from Feb. 1917 (with 59th Div., Ypres, Havrincourt Wood &c.). Roll of Hon., awards. Orig. green cloth, VG. See illustration on our website.   £65
WOOD (John) Ed. A Life Well Lived: A Memoir of James Wood Colin Taylor, Lt. 3rd Bn. Sherwood Foresters; born May 22nd 1887, Fell in Action at Hooge, Flanders, August 9th 1915. 2nd Ed., 158pp., portrait frontis., 3 plates. S.W. Partridge. 1916  #62850
[HLMainPic] James Wood was Ed. at Rugby & "Having no special aptitude for study" entered a business career in London. joined the HAC 1914, then commissioned in the Sherwood Foresters & joined the 2nd Bn. in Flanders,. KiA after about six weeks at the front. Includes letters from France with considerable allusion to God's work (he was a keen Bible scholar) but also some details of his experiences & conditions at the front: he joined his battalion on 24th June 1915 "in a torrent of rain, loaded with pack etc. The roads were awful, & so was the odour in certain spots... German flares were going up often... I hope I shall soon get used to the banging, cracking & swishing of different things..." Orig. green cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £35
WYLLY (Col. H.C., CB) The 1st & 2nd Bns. The Sherwood Foresters (Notts. & Derby Regiment) in the Great War. 1st Ed., [xiv]+224pp., 4to, portrait frontis., 25 photos., 12 fldg. maps & plans (4 in end-pocket). Aldershot: G&P for Regimental Committee. nd 1924  #58028
[HLMainPic] Both bns. served on the Western Front: comprehensive, well-illustrated history with good maps. Awards roll. Orig. green & maroon cloth, gilt, some fading, VG. See illustration on our website.   £100
WYLLY (Col. H.C., CB) The 1st & 2nd Bns. The Sherwood Foresters (Notts. & Derby Regiment) in the Great War. 1st Ed., [xiv]+224pp., 4to, portrait frontis., 25 photos., 12 fldg. maps & plans (4 in end-pocket). Aldershot: G&P for Regimental Committee. nd 1924  #62811
[HLMainPic] Both bns. served on the Western Front: comprehensive, well-illustrated history with good maps. Awards roll. Orig. green & maroon cloth, gilt, stained & worn hence inexpensive copy, but sound & complete. See illustration on our website.   £45

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