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Rolls of Honour Rolls of Honour and of service 1914-1918 and 1939-1945   61 Books
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Port of London Authority: The Great War 1914-1918. Staff Record. 1st Ed., [ii]+223pp., 4to. Printed by Truscotts for The PLA. nd (c.1920s).  #59394
[HLMainPic] Contains a roll of staff members on military service showing their Grade in the Authority's Service; Army (&c.) Rank & Date of Joining; Regt. & Date of Demobilisation/Discharge (noting those killed), also a Roll of Hon. & lists of awards. There are also lists of staff killed in enemy air raids on London & in the Silvertown ammunition factory explosion on 19th Jan. 1917. Orig. blue limp wraps with blue cloth backstrip, titled in black to front & spine, somewhat marked, sound, near VG & rare.   £95
St. Paul's Cathedral, Wednesday, Feb. 5th 1919... In Memory of the Officers, Warrant Officers, NCO's & Men of the (Six Regiments of the) Brigade of Guards who have Died in the service of their Country during the War, 1914-1918. 1st Ed., 123pp. G&P. 1919  #58122
[HLMainPic] Complete regimental Rolls of Hon. 1914-1918 (inc. Guards MG Regt.), plus the Order of Service &c. Orig. dec. wraps., little chipped, VG. See illustration on our website.   £25
Australia's Fighting Sons of the Empire: Portraits & Biographies of Australians in the Great War. Facsimile reprint, 266pp. (+ index &c.), 4to, approx. 1250 portraits. Swanbourne: Burridge. nd (c.1985).  #57783
[HLMainPic] Reprint of scarce roll originally published in Perth c.1920, with biogs. & portraits of some 1250+ ANZACs. VG & rare in any edition. See illustrations on our website.   £145
The Roll of Honour of the Empire's Heroes. c.400pp. (unpaginated), large 4to, portraits throughout. Queenhithe Pub. Co. nd (c.1920).  #57391
[HLMainPic] Around 200 officers' lengthy obits., each with portrait. Half white cloth, purple cloth sides. It is believed that around 13 volumes appeared in this series of lavish memorials, published for private family circulation at 5 guineas a copy. This superb vol., printed on fine art paper throughout & finely bound with all edges gilt, contains names from Addenbrooke-Ziegler (the contents between the first & last entries often vary). A very nice example, near fine. See illustration on our website.   £165
Record of Service 1914-1918 University of British Columbia, McGill British Columbia, Vancouver College. 1st Ed., 148pp. Printed by Lionel Ward & Co., Vancouver. 1924.  #58036
[HLMainPic] Records of service/obituaries of some 500 former students. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, worn, sound. See illustration on our website.   £65
The Roll of Honour of Ontario Teachers Who Served in The Great War. 1st Ed., 72pp. Toronto: Minister of Education. [1922]  #58035
[HLMainPic] Brief service details of around 800, plus separate Roll of Hon., awards, roll of returning servicemen who then qualified as teachers, &c. Orig. blue cloth, gilt, VG. See illustration on our website.   £45
Wycliffe & the War: A School Record. Ed. by W.A.S. & J.D.N. [xiii]+420pp., num. illus. Gloucester: Bellows. 1923  #58341
[HLMainPic] Detailed memoirs (with portraits) of all from Wycliffe School who fell (77 killed out of around 550 serving), records of service of survivors, letters from the front &c. Orig. half blue calf, gilt, little rubbed, o/w VG. See illustration on our website.   £50
Shrewsbury School. Roll of Service 1914-1918. 1st Ed., 137pp. Shrewsbury: Wilding & Son. 1921  #57780
[HLMainPic] Records of the 1,850 who served & detailed biographies of the 321 who fell in action. Orig. paper covd. boards, VG & scarce. See illustration on our website.   £60
The National Bank of Scotland Ltd. Roll of Honour. 1st Ed., vii+51pp., frontis. The Bank. nd  #57779
[HLMainPic] Roll of service with basic details (rank, regt., whether wounded or decorated, branch where employed). Seventy-eight were killed. Orig. cloth, gilt, little chipped, VG. Scarce. See illustration on our website.   £45
Accrington & Church Industrial Co-operative Society Ltd. Roll of Honour. The Great War 1914-1919. [12]pp., each page laid down on card with illuminated decoration surrounding lists of names. The Society. nd (c.1919).  #57855
[HLMainPic] Contains list of six men who were killed & around 100 who served, but no service details are given. Attractively produced with col. decoration throughout, green morocco binding, gilt, this copy individualised by gilt blocking on front & illuminated presentation within to J. Stubbins, whose name appears in the list of those who served, in orig. box of issue (also with his name, split & worn however) with loosely inserted 'Cover for Certifivates' &c, given to soldiers on demobilization, containing Pte. James Stubbins' Certificate of Demobilization from the Cheshire Regt., 1919, showing that he had served overseas on Active Service; also two x Certificate of Employment During the War ("He has served in the field during the war & was diligent & well disciplined.") Stubbins was a butcher from Accrington. Rare. See illustration on our website.   £75

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