Diary of the South African War, 1900-1902
Book ID: 48731
Diary of the South African War, 1900-1902.8th( Kings Royal Irish) Hussars. Aldershot: Gale & Polden, 1905. Pp xv, 159. Two frontispiece portriat plates, with folded plate to rear. Original green buckram, insigina and title in gilt to upper cover and spine, a very good copy. Diary is written from notes which were made daily when the author was acting as signalling sergeant to the Commanding Officer, Lt. Col PL Clowes, C.B., who commanded the 8th Hussars during the war until October, 1901, and afterwars from notes when orderly-room sergeant.