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MACDERMOT (T.W.L.) The Seventh. 1st Ed., 144pp., frontis., 16 photos., num. cartoons & sketch maps. VG in sl. chipped dw. Montreal: 7th Canadian Siege Batt. Assoc. 1953  #63107
[HLMainPic] Appealing history of the 7th Canadian Siege Battery by a former signaller of this unit, recruited at McGill Univ. in 1916, that served in France & Flanders 1917-18 inc. Vimy Ridge, Passchendaele, Arras, 1918 Final Advance, &c. Informative text with unusually detailed sketch maps of battery positions on the Arras-Lens road & elsewhere. Detailed casualty roll & complete nominal roll. "This is a sound workmanlike history which contains all the required information." - Perkins. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, sp. sunned o/w VG with ink ownership of "E.R. Elgood 189997 one of the Seventh" beneath which is written a lengthy & interesting note to Shirley recording the owner's original enlistment into 91st CEF & transfer in England to 10th Siege Battery, which eventually reinforced the 7th. Refers to training at Otterpool &c. See illustration on our website.   £95

     




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