THE BRITISH ARMY OF AUGUST 1914 : AN ILLUSTRATED DIRECTORY.

Westlake, Ray.


£25.00




Spellmount, Staplehurst, 1st ed., thus, 2005. 192 pp., numerous photo-ills., + cold., plates. D.j., 28 x 20cm. FINE. As a directory, this book records, for the first time, a comprehensive listing of every unit in existence at the outbreak of war in August 1914, Regulars, Special Reserve, Territorials, OTC, Cadets etc. as well as their locations. This, in the case of Territorial Force units, being not only that of Regimental / Brigade / Battalion / Squadron Headquarters, but those of individual Batteries / Companies and outlying drill stations. The illustrations, photographs plus coloured plates, were selected from the author's internationally known archive.


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