In Remembrance of the Brave Men of the Midland Railway Who Gave Their Lives in the Great War, 1914 - 1919 ( Derby, England / Midland Rail )

By: No Author / Midland Railway, Derby ( England )

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Book Condition: Very Good (see description)


-----------hardcover, a solid Very Good copy, light wear, a bit of age toning and soiling to gray cloth covers, browning to the endpapers, 72 pages, includes a colour Midland logo dedicated to King and Country, full page illustration of the Midland railway Cenotaph in two-tone, cenotaph was designed by Sir Edwin L Luytens, RA who was one of the pre-eminent architects at the time, lengthy (vi pages) introduction by the then General Manager (name unknown), of the 22,941 Midland employees who served this book lists the 2,833 men who gave their lives, 65 pages of names in very small type ---10% of the men who went to war, unbelievable!, as well there are lists that show: Number of Midland railway Employees Who Joined His Majesty's Forces --- Summary of the Number of MREs Who gave Their Lives in the Great War --- Number of Officers and Men Wounded or Invalided (another 7000+ men!!) --- Number of Officers and Men Taken Prisoner ---Description and Number of Decorations Conferred on MREs Serving with His Majesty's Forces (including 2 Victoria Cross medals ) --- Principal Works carried Out in the Midland Company's Shops, etc., for the Overseas Armies, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Title: In Remembrance of the Brave Men of the Midland Railway Who Gave Their Lives in the Great War, 1914 - 1919 ( Derby, England / Midland Rail )

Author Name: No Author / Midland Railway, Derby ( England )

Illustrator: Text Cover

Categories: Military History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Derby, England, Derby, UK: Midland Railway, 1921, 1st edition, First Printing: 1921

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good (see description)

Jacket Condition: No Jacket as issued

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 151697

Keywords: In Remembrance of the Brave Men of the Midland Railway Who Gave Their Lives in the Great War, 1914 - 1919 ( Derby, England / Midland Rail )