WHEELER, Lieutenenat Colonel C. Memorial Record of the Seventh (Service) Batallion The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry … With a Foreword by Major General J. Duncan.

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WHEELER, Lieutenenat Colonel C. Memorial Record of the Seventh (Service) Batallion The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry … With a Foreword by Major General J. Duncan. Oxford, Basil Blackwell, 1921.

8vo. Original blue buckram, lettered in gilt; pp. xxxii, 224, colour-printed frontispiece, folding panorama, two folding maps (one in colour) plates after photographs, calligraphic presentation inscription to Willim Henry Barnes on two additional leaves bound in at the beginning; a very good copy of one of the most lavishly produced ergimental histories of the First World War.
Uncommon first edition of this regimental history telling the story of the Macedonian front (Salonika Campaign) between Lake Dojran and Lake Ardzan (now dry and replaced by a reservoir). In October 1915 the British and French had landed in Salonika at the request of the Greek Prime Minister. The regiment saw heavy fighting against the Bulgarians around Doiran in September 1917.

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