A Short History of The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment (Pub 1930)

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A Short History of The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment (Pub 1930)

A Short History of the Queen's own Royal West Kent Regiment.

Published by the Maidstone Kent Messenger in 1930, 64 pages. Booklet - 21cm by 14cm (S6724WSO)

This book charts the history of the Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, and was published in the period following the First World War. Chapters include:

  • The Regiment - its colours and devices
  • From the formation of the 50th to the end of the Peninsular War
  • The formation of the 97th and the Gawlior and Sutlej campaigns
  • The Crimean war to 1881
  • 1881 to 1914
  • The Great War
  • Several appendices, including Battle Honours, Colours, 3rd Battalion, Territorial Battalions, Service Battalions, Additional Nicknames, Victoria Cross, and more


Condition of the booklet is a little poor, but is perfect as a reading copy or reference for study. The cover has several minor scuffs and creases, and light nibbling and wear along the edges and corners. Their is colour fading to the covers, and the spine has been repaired with tape along the inside front and rear covers. Inside, all pages are intact and tightly bound. There is light cresing to the extreme right hand edge of the first couple of pages, and yellowing and some faint creasing and bubbling to the inside pages throughout. The book also has slight spine roll and foxing to the outside page leaves

Condition New