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SIMPSON (F.) The Cheshire Regiment: The First Battalion at Mons & the Miniature Colour. 1st Ed., 75pp., 6 plates, fldg. map. No imprint: Printed at Chester by Evans, Sons & Co. 1929  #49715
[HLMainPic] Detailed account of 1st Cheshires, 15th Bde., 5th Div., cut off at Audregnies during the battle of Mons the bn. fought to the last & lost heavily; a miniature of the regimental colour competed for each year & awarded to the best shooting company was hidden in the village throughout the war & retrieved by the Cheshires in Nov. 1918. Group photo. of officers. Orig. red cloth, gilt, VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £75




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