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CUMMING (Brig.-Gen. Hanway R., DSO) A Brigadier in France 1917-1918. Foreword by FM 'Wullie' Robertson & Intro. by Maj.-Gen. D.M. Campbell, GOC 21st Div. 1st Ed., 272pp., portrait frontis., 9 maps. Cape. 1922  #50004
[HLMainPic] GOC 91st Brigade, 7th Division, Nov. 1916-May 1917 (sent home after Bullecourt, but awarded DSO) & 110th Brigade, 21st Division March-Nov. 1918, arriving just before the heavy fighting of the March Retreat around Epehy, then moved up to counter the Lys Offensive & down to the Chemin de Dame in May; afterwards in the Final Advance &c. The author was KiA in an IRA ambush at Clonbanin - a notable action of the Irish War of Independence - in March 1921. Orig. dec. wheat cloth, VG & very scarce. See illustration on our website.   £120




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