Title: Forgotten Regiments – Regular and Volunteer Units of the British Far East
Author: Renfrew, Barry
Edition: 1st Edition
Publication Date: 2009
Cover: Hard Cover with Dust Jacket – 246 pages
Comments: The authoritative and comprehensive guide to the fascinating military formations of Britain’s Far Eastern Empire.
Units covered range from the European Volunteer units to the only regular Chinese Regiment in the British Army. Drawing on rare archival sources and firsthand memoirs, each unit is brought alive with detailed accounts of their history, war service and the men who served in them. Essential reading for anyone interested in the history of the British Empire, colonial military history, badge and medal collectors, re-enactors and others.
“Well written … a valuable addition to the library of anyone with an interest in British colonial history.”The Armourer “This is a considerable resource not just for military historians of the Far East … I commend this volume.” National Army Museum Society Book Review
“An important addition to the library of anyone interested in the history of the British Empire.” The Journal of the Orders and Medals Research Society