Morris Bickersteth 1891-1916
Author: Samuel Bickersteth
Book ID: 66334
Morris Bickersteth 1891-1916. By His Father. The Rev Samuel Bickersteth. University Press Cambridge: Private Circulation Only, 1931. Pp 155. Publisher’s smooth green buckram boards, title lettered in gilt to spine. Covers lightly faded, contents in nice bright condition. Illustrated with plates & a map.
Presentation copy, Inscribed by the Author on front free endpaper.
A memorial of Lieutenant Stanley Morris Bickersteth who was killed with his Captain as they led their men in the attack on Serre during the Battle of the Somme. He was buried on the battlefield, and now lies in the Sheffield Memorial Park in what was No Mans Land in 1916. It includes extensive extracts from his war letters 1914-16.