Letters and memorials of Captain William A. Douglas, pref. by Rev. James Black | University of Oxford

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Memorial book published in remembrance of Capt. William A. Douglas, 6th Bn. Royal Scots. Killed in action 24th August 1916 while leading a working party, attached 17th Bn. Royal Scots.

Contents:

Letters from Inchkeith, Selkirk, and Peebles: p. 3

On Active Service – H.M. Troopship “Ceramic”: p. 23

Letters from Egypt: p. 30

Letters from Western Front (Egypt): p. 86

Letters from H.M. Transport “Saxonia”: p. 181

Letters from Western Front (France): p. 186

In Memoriam: p. 230

Tributes: p. 231

Edinburgh: Andrew Brown, 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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