Discover your British military ancestor with these regimental histories. You will view an illustrated record of the of the 1st Battalion Royal Scots in the South African War, read despatches of the Lincolnshire Regiment from the First World War and explore the history of the Green Howards in the First World War.
Regimental histories are an excellent resource for discovering more about your ancestor’s military career. You can discover where the regiment was stationed, read despatches from the First World War and records of the deeds and achievements of the British Army.
The collection comprises the following three publications:
The 1st Battalion Royal Scots in South Africa, 1899-1902 – edited by Captain J H Cuthbert. It is an illustrated record of the 1st Battalion Scots Guards during the South African War. So many of the officers carried cameras that it was decided that on the return of the battalion a collection of the photographs take should be made, and a selection from them should be brought out in book form.
The Green Howards in The Great War - written by Colonel H C Wylly, CB and published in 1926. The publication includes the history of the Green Howards in the First World War, where they fought on almost every front, and the Third Afghan War of 1919.
The History of the Lincolnshire Regiment 1914-1918 – edited by Major-General C R Simpson, CB. Colonel of the Regiment with a forward by The Earl of Yarborough, O.C. The works is compiled from war diaries, despatches, officers’ notes and other sources