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Short History of the Wessex Brigade


A fact filled book of aspects of the Wessex Brigade and its component regiments. A5, softback (card cover) facimile edition of the booklet. 47 pages.

Short History of the Wessex Brigade This history of the Wessex Brigade was written by Colonel N C E Kenrick, (Wiltshire Regiment) the Brigade Colonel, and published in 1953. It was issued to recruits when they started training at the Wessex Brigade Depot at Exeter. Sections included are: 1. The Wessex Brigaded Sign. 2. From the 17th Century to the 20th. 3. The wars of the last 250 years. 4. Regimental birthdays and titles. 5. Regimental badges. 6. Regimental nicknames. 7. Regimental days. 8. Battle honours. The regiments covered have their badges on the front cover (see illustration)