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MCKIERNAN (Thomas, Col. Sgt., late 50th Regt.) Experiences of a British Veteran Soldier. 1st Ed., xv+162pp., portrait frontis., map (of the Crimea). Port Talbot: T. Major Jones & Sons. 1892  #61167
[HLMainPic] Author enlisted in the 3rd Ft. in 1853 & transferred to the 50th (later Royal West Kent) Regt. for the Crimea a year later: served throughout the campaign inc. battles of the Alma & Inkermann, capture of the Malakoff Fort & the Redan. Afterwards served in Ceylon & NZ Maori War 1864-65 (action at Wanganui &c.). Mostly concerned with his Crimean experiences. Orig. red cloth, gilt to front, cloth stained & worn, lacking front & rear endpapers but sound copy & rare. See illustration on our website.   £125

     




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