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POOLE (Eva Travers Evered) The Life & Letters of a Soldier. 2nd Ed., enlarged, 136pp., 12mo, portrait frontis. Nisbet & Co. 1882  #59998
[HLMainPic] Memoir & letters of George Stunt who served in the ranks of 60th Rifles (KRRC) inc. 3rd Bn. in Zulu War 1879 & Transvaal 1881 when Killed in Action at Ingogo River on 8th Feb. Stunt was a Christion zealot & his letters are full of praise to the glory of God & so forth, but this edition also contains his diary of the Transvaal campaign from 1st-28th Jan. (battle of Laing's Nek), a brief but useful factual account discovered with Stunt's body by Cpl. Farmer, VC, of the Army Hospital Corps (it had not been received in time to be included in the 1st Edition). Orig. red cloth, gilt, contents rather loose in case. Scarce. See illustration on our website.   £45


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