A classic book, which gives details of army battle honours from Tangiers, 1662, to the Boer War. It recalls the glories of regiments now long gone, of famous battles like Blenheim, Mysore, Corunna, Sevastopol and Khartoum. Each section contains brief accounts of every major engagement of the campaign concerned, with tables showing the casualties - officers and men - killed and wounded. The whole work is supplemented with full indexes, as well as maps and illustrations. This is a volume which will be of continuing value to military historians and enthusiasts everywhere.
Keywords: history, war, medals, honours, army, genealogy, ancestry, family tree, research, reference, pre-first world war, nineteenth century