Defence Not Defiance : A History of the Bermuda Volunteer Rifle Corps. First Edition, Paperback.

By: INGHAM, Jennifer M.

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INGHAM, Jennifer M. Defence Not Defiance : A History of the Bermuda Volunteer Rifle Corps. (Bermuda : The author), [n.d. - 1992?]. Printed in Bermuda by The Island Press Limited. First Printing. Pp. (6),1-105,(1). Illustratedwith black and white photos. 8vo, decorated green card covers with black l ettering to front cover and spine. Contents: 1. Bermudian Militia Forces, 1609-1892; 2. The Formative Years, 1894-1900; 3. From Strength to Strength, 1900-1909; 4. The Great War, 1914-1918; 5. Reorganization in the '20s; 6. Preparation for War, 1930-1939; 7. World War Two, 1939-1945; 8. Keeping the Memory Bright. With bibliography and index. Photo captions are as follows: I. Camp Life: "The Model Tent -- Annual Camp, Darrell's Island -- 1898", "Annual Camp, Fort Hamilton -- 1902", "A. Company Target Practice, St David's-- 1914", "Annual Camp, Whale Bay -- 1921". II. Fighting for King and Coun try, 1914-1919: "1st Bermuda Active Service Contingent", "2nd Active Service Contingent -- Machine Gun Section", "1st Overseas Contingent off to war -- May 1915", "Members of the 1st Contingent off duty", "BVRC Guard Outpost,Bermuda -- June 1915", "Cpl. Grantham BVRC Guard, Wireless Station, Daniel 's Head -- October 1915", "BVRC Guard, Wireless Station Daniel's Head -- October 1915". III. Uniforms and Equipment through the Years: "Sgt. Tom Murdoch, B. Company -- c.1910", "L. Cpl. Arthur Bridges, 1st Bermuda Active Service Contingent -- 1914", "Cpl. Lesley Taylor & L. Cpl. Brownlow Tucker, Warwick Camp -- 1933", "Stick Guard, Bermuda Volunteer Rifle Corps, Warwiock Camp -- 1939", "L. Cpl. Herbert Tatem, Boaz Island -- February 1941", "Signalman, c.1914", "Target Practice, South Shore -- Pre WWI", "Loading Machine Gun Belts -- Pre WWI", ".303 Vickers Light Machine Gun -- February 1941". IV. Servicemen 1939-45: "RSM Fretwell and RSM Grange", "Inspection of 1st Overseas Contingent by G.O.C. Bermuda -- 22 June 1940", "RSM Grange Leading Parade -- WWII", "Sergeants' Mess 1941", BVRC Football Team, Governor's Cup 1945". V. Lest We Forget: "Unveiling of the Cenotaph -- 1925", "BVRC Memorial, Parish Church Grimsby, Lincolnsire", "BVRC Memorial, Victoria Park", "Roll of Honour, BVRC Overseas Contingent WWI, Warwick Camp", "Roll of Honour, BVRC Overseas Contingent WWII, Warwick Camp", "Memorial in the RegimentalMuseum, Lincoln". Name to title page, else very good. 45.00

Title: Defence Not Defiance : A History of the Bermuda Volunteer Rifle Corps. First Edition, Paperback.

Author Name: INGHAM, Jennifer M.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Island Press Limited, Bermuda, 1992, ISBN:096951716:

Seller ID: 114098

Keywords: MILITARY WW1 WW2 CARIBBEAN RIFLEMEN BERMUDA COMMONWEALTH ARMED FORCES HISTORY,