RUTLAND AND THE GREAT WAR : A LASTING TRIBUTE TO A GREAT AND NOBLE PART.

Phillips, G. (Comp.).


£100.00




J. Padfield, Salford, 1st ed., 1920. Xi + 244 pp., frontis., + numerous photo-ills., + plates. Blue cloth ; 25 x 19cm. Some fading & light blemishes to cloth ; owner’s details o/w V.G. With an ‘In Memoriam Rutland Heroes’ Bookplate Presented to Mr. J. H. Davenport In Memory of CPL. J. H. Davenport Who made the supreme sacrifice in the Great War…’ This book begins with a history of Rutland during the Great War. There follows pages of, often detailed, biographies of the men from Rutland who died in service during the war. Then there are parish rolls of honour as well as rolls from schools and a roll of Special Constables. Following on from some chapters about the Home Front, the book concludes with a section on Honours, Distinctions, and Recognition of Services and a final section on Local War Memorials. Only 3 copies listed on COPAC : SCARCE.~~~~~


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