Military Books

Hildrey, Trevor W: To Answer Duty's Call - remembering the Old Crosbeians who fell in World War 1 (15514)

Osprey Publishing 1st 2015
large 8vo paperback 220 pages. A5 printed plate attached to 1/2 title page. Reads: Merchant Taylor's Schools for Boys and Girls aged 4 to 18 years.On the occasion of the Centenary of Merchant Taylor's Schools' Combined Cadet Force (1915-2015). Headmaster: Mr D Cook Headmistress: Mrs L Robinson.Small bump/crease to bottom corner of rear cover o/w F+ 550 gms
(Order reference 15514)

Almost 800 Old Crosbeians served in World War I. Of these, 155 died as a direct result of the conflict and are commemorated on the War Memorial in what is now the School Library. This volume presents short biographies of each of these former pupils who lost their lives during the Great War.