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RITCHIE (Mary Christine) Major General Sir Geoffrey Twining KCMG, CB, MVO, A Biographical Sketch & The Story of His East African Diaries. 1st Ed., orig. printed wraps., 102pp., 2 porraits. Montreal: Chapman/Toronto: Macmillan. 1922  #58200
[HLMainPic] Biographical sketch (50pp.) followed by extracts from diaries in East & Central Africa 1891-92 on the staff of Capt. Macdonald, surveying, railway building &c. Twining was brought up in Canada & graduated from the RMC at Kingston in 1882. To France as CRE Meerut Division in 1914, then to Congreve's XIII Corps & later to Horne's First Army HQ. Contains extracts from his letters &c. Orig. wraps., sp. tape repaired, sound thus. See illustration on our website.   £30

     


 

 



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