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PACKE (Lt.-Col. E.C., DSO, OBE) An Empire Building Battalion: Being a History, with Reminiscences, of the 3rd Battalion Royal Fusiliers. Formed 1898. Disbanded 1922. 1st Ed., dup. typescript, 258pp., 4to, 6 maps. Privately printed for the author by Edgar Backus, Leicester. 1957  #60496
[HLMainPic] An account of the formation of this additional regular battalion of the Royal Fusiliers, much detail on peacetime service in Egypt & the Sudan, Bermuda, South Africa & Mauritius before 1914; then a short account of WW1 services in Flanders 1915, Salonika then Western Front again 1918. Orig. green cloth with leather sp. label, VG & rare. Loosely inserted letter from the author regrets increase in cost of production, &c.See illustration on our website.   £225


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