A Soldier of England: Memorials of Leslie Yorath Sanders | University of Oxford

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Memorial book published in remembrance of 2nd Lt. Leslie Yorath Sanders, Royal Garrison Artillery, attached Field Survey Coy., Royal Engineers. Killed in action 10th March 1917.

Memorial Notice: p. 1
Articles and Editorials contributed to ‘The Olavian’: p. 9
Poems: p. 53
Extracts from Private Letters to his Mother: p. 63
Extracts from Letters from the Front, 1915: p. 73
Extracts from Letters from the Front, 1916-17: p. 95
Appreciations: p. 115
Sealed Letters written to be delivered in the event of his death: p. 133
Prayers found in his Diary: p. 141

Dumfries: J. Maxwell & Son, 1920.

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About Richard Marshall

Richard Marshall is studying for a doctorate in the literature of ancient Rome at Wadham College, Oxford, and is a tutor for Ancient History at St Benet’s Hall. In addition to Classics, he has a long-standing interest in the tactics and material culture of the British Army, especially of the period spanned by the Cardwell Reforms and First World War. He has a large collection of original uniform and equipment items used for teaching and research purposes, and is currently exploring the evolution of British military clothing and accoutrements in response to changes in fashion and warfare for eventual publication. He previously worked as a cataloguer for the Oxford University Great War Archive.
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