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In the trenches with the 9th Devons

Frank Wollocombe

In the trenches with the 9th Devons

Frank Wollocombe"s war diary

by Frank Wollocombe

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Published by [R. H. Wollocombe] in Bath .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wollocombe, Frank, -- 1892-1916.,
  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- Devonshire Regiment. -- 9th Battalion.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, British.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesFrank Wollocombe"s war diary
    Statementedited by R. H. Wollocombe.
    ContributionsWollocombe, Richard Henry, 1926-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD640 .W675 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 126 p. :
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16800224M

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