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PENDERED (Capt. R.D., 1/4th Northants.)] The Tale of a Territorial: Being A Record of Experiences at Home & Abroad during the years 1914, 1915 & 1916. 1st Ed., 165pp. Printed by Perkins & Co.(Wellingborough) Ltd. nd (c.1918).  #58876
[HLMainPic] Rare privately printed memoirs including an account of the 1/4th Northamptonshire's mobilization in 1914 & services at Gallipoli with the 54th Div. (Suvla Bay landing on 15/8/15, when author was 2ic 'A' Coy., later commanding the Coy. until evacuated to Malta with scarlet fever after several eventful months in the trenches). He was eventually repatriated to England & rejoined his unit in Egypt in Jan. 1917, moved up to Palestine with it - in temporary command - & concludes with a brief account of services there up until about May 1917. Signed by author on tp "R. Dudley Pendred." Orig. dec. wheat cloth, VG & very scarce. See illustration on our website.   £145

     




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