A good narrative history, presented to a high standards. Many individual officers and men are mentioned in the text, also details of awards and casualties. After giving the expected summary of events in the 19th Century, the author devotes half of his pages to WWI (The Western Front, Egypt, and East Africa). There is also a complete chapter on the Third Afghan War (1919). An attractive book, readable, a good general account. Apps: list of former COs idem other officers (for the period (1849-1930, some with biographical details). 3 photos, one map.
REGIMENTAL HISTORY OF THE 4TH BATTALION 13TH FRONTIER FORCE RIFLES (WILDE’S)
Regimental history of the 13th (Wilde’s ) Rifles which saw Great War service in East Africa, Egypt and the Western Front.
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SB vii+235pp. Portraits, plates, maps, 2005 N&MP Reprint of Original Edition