Tipping, H. Avray.


"Country Life", 1st ed., 1915. Xii + 281 pp., cold., frontis., + several b&w plates + maps. Blue cloth; blind-tooled dragon to front; 23 x 14cm. Gentle fading to covers o/w V.G. This history of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers follows the story from the raising of the regiment, through the camp at Dundalk in Ireland, the Battle of the Boyne, Aghrim, Namur, Blenheim, Oudenarde, Dettingen and Fontenoy, Minorca and Minden, North America, at Martinique, St. Domingo, Ostend, Holland, Egypt and Copenhagen, in the Peninsula Campaigns at Corunna, Albuera, Badajoz, Salamanca, Madrid, Vittoria, the Pyrenees - Orthes and Toulouse and even at Walcheren. Also at Waterloo, in America and the West Indies during peace times, in the Crimea, at the Indian Mutiny, in the Ashanti War, Burma, South Africa and the Great War. A chapter is also devoted to the Militia, Volunteer, Territorial and Service Battalions. Complete with appendices and illustrations.

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