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A True Soldier Gentleman


A TRUE SOLDIER GENTLEMAN (The memoirs of Lt . John Cooke 1791 - 1813)

Each regiment has its own character; Lt John Cooke described his follow officers in the 43rd Light Infantry as \"a gay set, the dandies of the army, and great encouragers of dramatic performances, dinner parties and balls\"  They were also amongst the most  courageous men in Wellingtons Army. This is the first of three volumes of military memoirs charting this officer’s life and times. It gives a good insight to the army of that time.