A Soldier Gone to Sea: Memoir of a Royal Marine in Both by Charles Frederic Jerram,Donald F. Bittner PDF

By Charles Frederic Jerram,Donald F. Bittner

during this memoir spanning 9 a long time, Lieutenant Colonel C.F. Jerram (1882–1969) of the Royal Marines recounts his lifestyles and armed forces provider via either international wars. Jerram describes in candid element his overdue 19th-century youth in Devon and Cornwall, the past due Victorian and Edwardian Royal army, the Royal Navy’s a ways East Station, a standard Corps of Marines, the Gallipoli crusade, the realm conflict I Western entrance and the interwar and global battle II years. His adventure and perception express primary classes: “Know thy occupation and take care of these for whom you're responsible.” An essay through the editor, in keeping with different resources, offers a broader viewpoint on Jerram, whose method of expert army carrier continues to be pertinent today.

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