THE HISTORY OF THE PRINCE OF WALES' OWN CIVIL SERVICE RIFLES.

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1st ed., 1921. Xvi + 489 pp., cold., frontis., + 26 b&w photo-plates + 14 maps. Original cloth ; 22 x 14cm. Tiny pink mark to front cover ; small repair to top of spine & frontis., signature from 1932, o/w V.G. This book begins with a chronological history of the Civil Service Rifle Volunteers and then studies in detail the services of the 1st Battalion Civil Service Rifles during World War I. Individual campaigns are concentrated on in separate chapters to give a thorough and detailed account. A 2nd Battalion was formed in 1916 and in a subsequent section their services in the First World War are recorded in great detail. The main body of the text concludes with the story of the 3rd Battalion and subsequent reconstitution whilst interesting appendices bring this superbly researched regimental history to a close. Twenty-six photographs and fourteen maps illustrate this book.


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