Gale & Polden, Aldershot, 1922. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. A little wear to corners of boards. First Edition. 1922. Signed Presentation copy from Jervis. xii+71pp., 2 photographs, 13 maps on 9 folding sheets.
The Royal Munster Fusiliers were formed from the amalgamation of the 101st and the 104th Foot Regiments, Bengal Fusiliers. These two regiments became the 1st and 2nd Battalions of the Royal Munster Fusiliers, under an order passed in July, 1881. After spending their first 33 years on tours of duty through much of the British Empire, the Munsters were stationed at Aldershot when the German invasion of neutral Belgium brought England into the war on 4 August,1914. The rather uncommon first edition. Further information: By Lieutenant-Colonel H.S. Jervis, with a foreword by Lieutenant-General Sir Herbert S.G. Miles. xiii, 71 p. illus., fold. maps. 25 cm. Original gilt and navy boards, with Royal Munster Motif to upper cover, excellent colour, binding tight and all pages clean