The Loyal Suffolk Hussars: The History of the Suffolk Yeomanry 1794-1967 :: Margaret Thomas & Nick Sign soon to be presented for sale on the first-class BookLovers of Bath web site!
Solihull: Helion & Company, 2012, –.
Signed by the authors, without dedication, on the stickers to the edition page without provenance. A limited printing of 500 copies of which this is number 163. Includes: Black & white photographs; Colour plates; Black & white drawings; Maps (some colour);
From the cover: This book is the first complete account of the Suffolk Yeomanry from its formation in 1794 as volunteer cavalry, intended to meet the threat of a French invasion, to its eventual disbandment as a regiment and merger with TA units in 1967. With access to previously unpublished material and with the full co-operation of the Suffolk and Norfolk Yeomanry Museum Trustees, the authors have been able to give a detailed account of how this volunteer unit served the British Army and the civil power across nearly two centuries, responding to the challenges presented by a succession of crises at home and abroad.
Interwoven with the military history is a fascinating account of how the activities of, and attitudes towards, the Yeomanry cavalry, whose officers and men were initially drawn from the countys landowners and farmers, were very much a reflection of the society of the time. Drawing upon personal diaries and interviews with surviving Yeomanry veter…
Introduction by: Viscount Chelsea
Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xvii) 317 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.
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