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MILLER (Edward, MA) Ed. & Intro. The Letters of Donald Hankey, "A Student in Arms." 1st Ed., 444pp., portrait frontis., 7 plates. VG in sl. chipped dw. Melrose. 1919  #60435
[HLMainPic] Donald William Alers Hankey was a heroic icon of the New Army ideal. Ed. at Rugby, he had been commissioned in the Royal Artillery 1903-06 but, following the death of his father, resigned to study at Oxford, travel & work with the Bermondsey Mission &c. He enlisted in the 7th (S) Bn. Rifle Brigade 1914 & as a corporal was wounded at Hooge on 30th July 1915, later commissioned in the Royal Warwickshire Regiment & KiA with the 1st Bn. on 12th October 1916. He has no known grave & is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial. Orig. black cloth, gilt, VG in sl. chipped & rare dw. See illustration on our website.   £145

     




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