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The Back Badge: Journal of the Gloucestershire Regiment (Winter 1991 Paperback)


£30.00

(Winter 1991) Volume XIX No. 91 (New Series)

Very good condition used Stapled Paperback Booklet.

Winter 1991 Edition Published by
Gloucestershire Regimental Association.
Approx dims: 240mm h x 185mm w x 6mm d.

 

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The Back Badge: The Journal of the Gloucestershire Regiment

(Winter 1991) Volume XIX No. 91 (New Series)

Condition and Description:

Very good condition used Stapled Paperback Booklet.

Winter 1991 Edition Published by Gloucestershire Regimental Association.
Approx dims: 240mm h x 185mm w x 6mm d.

Intact clean condition yellow card pictorial covers with some creasing, rubbing and signs of handling. Intact stapled spine. 74 clean inside pages of English text with some b&w photo illustrations. Previous owner’s name in blue ink to top right corner front cover, no other inscriptions. Some slight creasing to some inside pages. Image shown is actual book for sale.

Synopsis of The Back Badge: The Journal of the Gloucestershire Regiment:

”The Journal of the Gloucestershire Regiment include articles on current (1991) actions and also some historical articles about the regiments history.

The Gloucestershire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army. Nicknamed ‘The Glorious Glosters’, the regiment carried more battle honours on their regimental colours than any other British Army line regiment. The Gloucestershire Regiment existed from 1881 until 1994 when it was amalgamated and is now known as The Rifles.

The back badge is unique in the British Army and was adopted by the 28th (North Gloucestershire) Regiment of Foot to commemorate their actions at the Battle of Alexandria in 1801. For their gallantry in fighting back to back during the Battle of Alexandria 1801, the Regiment was given the unique honour of wearing a badge at the back of their caps. This honour has prevailed.”