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  Item Reference: Alderson diaries 1936-1939/23

Description

Diary of Surgeon Lt Basil Roxby Alderson. Two illustrations on a page the first of "The 15th Light Dragoons rallying on the Hill after charging through 10 Battalions of French Infantry and capturing five standards at the Battle of Emsdorf, 1760, their first time in action." The second is of 18th century soldiers guarding two stage coaches on a rainswept road.

Collection

Adventures Of A Naval Surgeon (Part 3): Alderson, B

Description

This third selection of images from a scrapbook belonging to naval surgeon Basil Alderson moves into 1939, describing the sinking of the submarine THETIS, the Sea Scouts, daily life and including numerous photographs and colour illustrations of ships and other subjects. Ā 

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