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The Record of a Regiment of the Line - Being a Regimental History of the 1st Battalion Devonshire Regiment during the Boer War 1899-1902
The story as told is an everyday account and a record of the work of the men of the 1st Battalion Devonshire Regiment during the South African War. It exemplifies the devotion to duty, the stubbornness in adversity, and the great fighting qualities of the West-country man, which qualities existed in the time of Drake, and which still exist. A repeating of their history of the past, a record of the present, and an example for the generation to come. On returning from the North-West Frontier of India at the close of the Tirah Expedition, 1897-8, the 1st Battalion Devonshire Regiment, which had served with distinction under the command of Colonel J.H. Yule in the campaign against the Afridi clans, was ordered to proceed from Peshawar to Jullunder, at which place it was quartered in 1898 and in the summer months of 1899, during which time certain companies and detachments were furnished for duty at Dalhousie, Kasauli, and Ghora Dakka (Murree Hills), and located during the hot weather at these places. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 15972
Author: Jacson, Mainwaring George
Release Date: Jun 3, 2005
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