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Books: General Regimental History

The Pictorial History of the Regiment: Lions of England by S A Eastwood. Pictorial history drawing upon the vast collection of archives and photographs in the King's Own Museum in Lancaster, covering the history of the regiment from 1680 to 1980.  Hardbound, over 300 photos. Price including UK postage 26.
The King's Own The Story of a Royal Regiment Volume 1 1680-1814 by Colonel Lionel I Cowper - the best history of the King's Own.  On a CD-rom, viewable through a computer.  Price including UK postage 12.75
The King's Own The Story of a Royal Regiment Volume 2 1814-1914 by Colonel Lionel I Cowper - the best history of the King's Own.  On a CD-rom, viewable through a computer.  Price including UK postage 12.75
The King's Own The Story of a Royal Regiment Volume 3 1914-1959 by Colonel Julia Cowper - the best history of the King's Own.  On a CD-rom, viewable through a computer with Internet Explorer or similar.  Price including UK postage 12.75
Ballads of the King's Own by Ellis Williams.  A collection of regimental poems, first published in 1919, including 'The Message' to the memory of Private James Miller VC.  Price including UK postage 2.50.
The Victoria Cross and the King's Own Royal Regiment.  This publication describes the Victoria Cross and gives brief details of all those members of the Regiment who received the award.  Price including UK postage 2.50.
The History and Traditions of the King's Own Royal Border Regiment.  A Short Guide.  All you need to know about the Regiment and its history.  Price including UK postage 1.50.
Actions, Movements and Quarters - King's Own 1680 to 1959 and King's Own Royal Border Regiment 1959 to 2005.  Comprehensive list of the locations of the Regiment, including details of actions, including both World Wars. Price including UK postage 2.50.
Hints for Young Soldiers - by Sergeant Major H C Bacon, 1909.  Price including UK postage 1.50.
Aids for Non-Commissioned Officers - The King's Own Royal Regiment, circa 1953.  Facsimile reprint of an original booklet produced in around 1953 for the regiment's NCO's with hints on man management; operational details for attack, night attack, defence and withdrawal as well as information on patrol work, street fighting and field works.  Price including UK Postage  1.50
  Books: 19th Century Regimental History
Wellington's Scapegoat - the Tragedy of Lieutenant Colonel Charles Bevan. Commanding Officer of the King's Own 1811.  By A Hunter.  Price including UK postage 25.00
   
Waterloo and Military General Service Medal Roll for the 4th King's Own - listing those who received the Waterloo Medal 1815 and the Military General Service Medal.    Price including UK postage 3.40
South Africa Medal Roll - The Fourth King's Own (1879) - covering the award of the 'Zulu War' medal.    Price including UK postage 3.40
Muster Roll of the 2nd Battalion, 4th or King's Own Regiment of Foot.  1857-1872.  Listing the soldiers of the battalion and some basic details.    Price including UK postage 3.40
Letters from the Crimea - Letters written by Captain Jasper Hall to his father and sister whilst serving in the Crimea.  They reveal many of the manners and social attitudes of the time.  Price including UK postage 2.50
My Dear Annie - The Letters of Lieutenant Herbert Borrett to his wife during the Abyssinian Campaign of 1868.  First hand account provides a fascinating commentary on the expedition.    Price including UK postage 9.00
A Soldiers Hero, General Sir Archibald Hunter, by D. H. Doolittle.  Price including UK postage 15.00.
  Books: First World War
  The First World War Battalion War Diaries of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment are now available from the museum on CD-Rom.  Find out more about the War Diaries.
The King's Own (Territorial Force) Being a Record of the 1/5th Battalion, The King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment in the European War 1914-1918.  Compiled by Captain Albert Hodgkinson, published 1921.  Reprint.  Price including UK postage 9.00.
The First World War Diaries and Letters of Private William Hodgson, 2nd/5th Battalion, The King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment).  Account of his training, leave, and overseas service on the Western Front by Private William Hodgson, of Lancaster, who was killed in action on 24th May 1917.  Price including UK postage 9.00.
The Fourth Battalion, The King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) and The Great War by Lieutenant Colonel W F A Wadham and Captain J Crossley, published Ulverston, 1935.  This book has now been reprinted by the Museum and is available for 9.00 including UK postage.
Bantams at War - The Story of the 11th (Service) Battalion, The King's Own.  By Major Carter of the Battalion.  Price including UK postage 2.50
King's Own - Macedonian Front in World War One - A brief record of the 2nd and 9th Battalions in the Salonika Campaign 1915-1919.  Price including UK postage 2.50
The King's Own In Mesopotamia 1916-1918 - a record of the actions of the 6th Battalion in Mesopotamia (today's Iraq).  Price including UK postage 2.50
9th Battalion in Macedonia (March 1918 to October 1918) from the War Diary of Captain Cumberland.  An interesting account of the last months of the war in Macedonia, including the final battle of Doiran in September 1918.  Price including UK postage 4.90.
Trench Orders - Facsimile reprint of Trench Orders for the 55th (West Lancashire) Division January 1918.  All you ever need to know about Trench Warfare.    Price including UK postage 2.50.
1917 Roll of the 2/5th Battalion King's Own - listing all those who went to France in February 1917 with the battalion.  Price including UK postage 3.40.
1916 Roll of the 11th Battalion King's Own - listing all those who went to France in June 1916 with the battalion.  Price including UK postage 3.40.
1914-15 Roll of the 1/5th Battalion King's Own - listing all those who were part of the Territorial Battalion at the start of the War up to mid 1915.  Price including UK postage 3.40
1914 Star Medal Roll for the 1st Battalion King's Own - listing all those men who served in France between August and November 1914.  Price including UK postage 3.40.
1914-15 Star Medal Roll for the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment - listing over 8000 men of the King's Own who served overseas in 1915.  Price including UK postage 9.00.

British War Medal & Allied Victory Medal Roll of the King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, The First World War, published in two volumes, containing 23,000 names of soldiers (other ranks) who received the War Medal and/or the Victory Medal.
Volume One, Surnames A to J, price including UK postage 14.50
Volume Two, Surnames K to Z, price including UK postage 14.50
Both Volume One and Two purchased together, price including UK postage 28.00
Roll of Honour - King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 1914-1918.    Price including UK postage 9.00
The Last Post - The War Memorials of Lancaster and Morecambe.  Fully illustrated edited by Jim Dennis.  Published 2005.  Price including UK postage 10.00
  Books: Second World War
The History of the 107th Regiment Royal Armoured Corps (King's Own) June 1940 to February 1946, published in Germany, 1946.  Facsimile reprint of 1946 History.  Comprehensive account of this unit with it's origins in the 5th and 10th Battalions.  Including actions in France, Belgium and Germany.  Including Roll of Honour, Medals and Awards.  Price including UK postage 7.00.
Heroic Deeds - Distinguished Conduct Medal and Military Medal gallantry awards for the King's Own 1938-1945.    Price including UK postage 2.50.
A Chaplain with the Chindits by Rev. W H Miller.  An account of the 2nd Battalion King's Own during the Chindit campaign in the Burma Jungle in 1944.    Price including UK postage 6.00
The Flying Fourth - 1st Battalion King's Own Royal Regiment at Habbaniya and Fallujah, Iraq, 1941.  Price including UK postage 2.50
Travels with a Leros Veteran by Pauline Bevan.  A book in which Pauline Bevan records her father's exploits with 1st King's Own on the Island of Leros in the Second World War, and then as a Prisoner of War of the Germans.  An excellent record of the Leros campaign.  Price including UK postage 19.
Churchill's Folly - The Last Great British Defeat of World War Two.  By Anthony Rogers.  The 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment were on Leros in November 1943 when the island was over run by Germans.  Recommended reading for anyone interested in the 1st Battalion at that time.  Price including UK postage 8.50 SORRY - OUT OF STOCK AT PRESENT
The Italian Campaign.  1st (8th) Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment in Malta, Palestine, and Italy 1943 to 1945. Price including UK postage 2.50
The Last Post - The War Memorials of Lancaster and Morecambe.  Fully illustrated edited by Jim Dennis.  Published 2005.  Price including UK postage 10.00
   

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