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Wiltshire Regiment   3 Books
CANDOLE (Alec de) A Rubaiyat of the Trenches. By de C. [i.e. Alec de Candole]. 1st Ed., 63pp. 195x117mm, Fawcett & Co. 1917  #58356
[HLMainPic] A long narrative poem. Alec Corry Vully de Candole was Ed. at Marlborough, left in 1916 to be commissioned in the Wiltshire Regiment, wounded with the 4th Bn. in Oct. 1917 then attd. 49th Bn. MGC, and was Killed in Action in France on 3rd September 1918. He was twenty-one and is buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension. Blue paper covd. boards with white cloth backstrip & paper label to front, VG. [Not in Reilly]. See illustration on our website.   £95
PARSONS (Major A.D.) et al. The Maroon Square: A History of the 4th Bn. The Wiltshire Regiment (Duke of Edinburgh's) in North-West Europe 1939-1946. 1st Ed., 231pp., 8 photos., 5 fldg. maps. VG in dw. Franey & Co. 1955  #58865
[HLMainPic] 43rd Wessex Div. from Normandy through the Low Countries to Arnhem, Reichswald, Rhine & Bremen. Roll of Hon., awards. VG in dw & rare. See illustration on our website.   £75
SHEPHERD (Major W.S., MC) The 2nd Battalion Wiltshire Regiment (99th) A Record of their Fighting in the Great War, 1914-18. 1st Ed., [viii]+182pp., 12 maps. Aldershot: G&P. 1927  #56738
[HLMainPic] Western Front from Oct. 1914 with 7th Div., Ypres, Neuve Chapelle, Loos, Somme, Arras, 3rd Ypres, March offensive, Champage 1918 (with 19th Div.) &c. Rolls of awards & of officers killed. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, old adhesive stains on eps o/w VG throughout & rare. See illustration on our website.   £125




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