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THE SOLDIER BOOKS
WITH THE SPRINGBOKS IN EGYPT
BY CAPTAIN ( MILLER )
PUBLISHED BY HODDER AND STOUGHTON, 1916, 148 pp, CARD COVER BOARDS WITH PICTURE COVER GLUED TO CARD, A LOT OF SPOTTING (age browned) TO FIRST 8-9 PAGES, TITLE PAGE, PREFACE AND CONTENTS PAGE CUT SHORTER THAN THE REST OF THE PAGES (by the publishers) SMALL INSECT HOLE THROUGH 6 PAGES, BINDING GOOD/STRONG, NO LOOSE PAGES, SOME BROWNING/STAINING TO COVERS & SPINE.
" A Brief description of the work of the 1st South African Infantry Brigade on the Western Frontier of Egypt"
Captain Miller, the author of this book, was killed in France on July 16th 1916. He served through the Boer War until it's close in 1902. After being in the South African Railway Offices for some time he joined the staff of THE FRIEND newspaper in Bloemfontein. He also acted for many years as Hon. Secretary for the Rugby Union of the Orange Free-state. He served in the campaign in South-West Africa, and then joined the 1st S.A. Infantry, with whom he fought in Egypt, and afterwards in France.
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