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This list has been compiled by Captain Robert Bonner who will be pleased to hear from anyone who can add any appropriate titles not shown.  Not all the publications listed are necessarily held in the Regimental Archives and readers should consult the main index.

 ** Indicates that the publication is currently in print (July 2013) & can be ordered and paid for on the museum website at:

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REGULAR ARMY BATTALIONS

Morris, Sgts T., W. & W
1858
The Three Sergeants.
Memoirs of two brothers and a son; two served with the 63rd Regiment in Burma and the Crimea.
Very scarce.                               London: Effingham Wilson

Slack, J  
1886
The History of the late 63rd (West Suffolk) Regiment

Wylly, H C
1923/5
History of The Manchester Regiment  (Late the 63rd and 96th Foot)                   (Two volumes)

Campbell,G  L
1916
The Manchesters. A History of the Regular, Militia, Special Bns

Bell, A C
1954
History of The Manchester Regiment. 
                       First and Second Battalions 1922-1948
                                                          Altrincham.  John Sherratt & Sons

Wylly, H C
1933  
A Short History of the Manchester Regiment (Regular Battalions)                     Aldershot: Gale & Polden Aldershot 1950. (4th revised edition

Whyte, W
1941
The Manchester Regiment.
                                     A very condensed history of the Regiment to 1918.
                                                                      London: Hutchinson & Co.

Marden &  Newbigging
1902
Rough diary of the doings of the 1st Battalion Manchester Regiment during the South African War.                                                                       Manchester, John Heywood

Marden, AW
1902
Diary of Siege of Ladysmith,        1st Battalion Manchester Regiment.
This is an extract taken from the Rough Diary – above.      

Broomhall, F H
1983
The Veterans     A history of the Enrolled Pensioner Force in Western Australia 1850-1880.                                                                       Contains details of several of the pensioners of the 63rd and 96th Regiments who eventually settled in Australia after taking convicts out on the special ships.
                                                            Hesperian Press, Australia

Unknown
1899
Records of the 2nd Battalion The Manchester Regiment, formerly 96th Foot. Compiled for use of Non-Commissioned Officers and Men of the Battalion.

Vieth, F H D
1921  
Recollections of the Crimean Campaign and the Expedition to Kinburn.                                        (Author was Ensign in the 63rd) Montreal: Lovell                                                                              

Cornish, C
1904
Sir William Flower - A Personal Memoir.
He served in the Crimea as surgeon to the 63rd Regiment.        Contains notes from diaries & letters Macmillan.  274 pp & 4 plates.                                                            

Griffiths, Arthur
1904
Fifty Years of Public Service.
63rd Regiment as a young officer in the Crimea.
                                                                    Cassell.  426 pp.

Ternan, T P B
1930
Some experiences of an old Bromsgrovian.  
              (Ex officer 63rd Regiment.)                                                                     Cornish Bros. Oxford  

Beesley P
1982.
General Lord Freyberg VC                         (Commanded 1st Manchesters in 1930.

King-Clark, R
1988
  **
Free for a Blast.
                A young officer’s life with 1st & 2nd Bns 1934-1939)
                                                          Knutsford. Fleur de Lys Publishers

King-Clark, R
1996
Battle for Kohima 1944
(The narrative of the 2nd Battalion written by the commanding officer.)
                                                         Knutsford. Fleur de Lys Publishers

King-Clark, R
2003              
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Forward from Kohima. November 1944 - May 1945
  (A Burma diary)
                                                         Knutsford. Fleur de Lys Publishers

King-Clark, R
1975
George Stuart Henderson VC. 1893-1920
             (The story of a Scottish Soldier of the Manchester Regiment.
Awarded the Victoria Cross for his bravery at Hillah  24 July 1920)
                                                                  Campbell Bros. Cumbernauld

King-Clark, R
1997
Jack Churchill.  Unlimited Boldness.
                           (2nd Manchesters and Commandos in WWII.)                                          
 Knutsford, Fleur de Lys Publishers

Churchill, TBL
1987
Commando Crusade.                                                                    
(Chapters 1  & 2 devoted to 2nd      Manchesters between 1927 and 1940)       TBLC – brother of Jack – became Colonel of the Manchester Regiment.
                                                                   London. Wm Kimber & Co

Forth, N
1991
A Fighting Colonel of Camel Corps.
(N de Lancey Forth DSO MC, 2nd Manchesters & Egyptian Camel Corp)                                                                                  

Kirby, H L
1986
The Four Blackburn VCs.
 (Includes James Pitts, Manchester Regiment)                

Unknown
1930
Regimental Standing Orders The Manchester Regiment

Chopra, P S
1990        
The Jullundur Brigade in France and Flanders 1914-1915.
         1st Manchesters with their comrades of the Indian Army.        
                                                        New Delhi: Kraftwork Print.

Hibberd, D
1992  
Wilfred Owen – The Last Year,                                                                        (2nd & 5th Manchesters                                                                                                                      London. Constable)                                                                      

Hibberd, D
2002
Wilfred Owen. A New Biography.
              (2nd & 5th Manchesters)    London.  Weidenfeld & Nicholson

Stallworthy, J
1974
Wilfred Owen: A Biography
               (2nd & 5th Manchesters)

McPhail, H  & Guest, P
1998
Wilfred Owen. On a Poets Trail.
                                           (2nd & 5th Manchesters)

Broomhall, FH
1997
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Regimental Life in the British Army in India 1921 – 1922.                                     2nd Manchesters in Kamptee, India           Knutsford: Fleur de Lys Publishers

Shepperd, A
1973
The King’s Regiment.             (Combined short history of the King’s Liverpool, The Manchester Regiment and the King’s Regiment)                                                                                                                                                           Men at Arms series

Macdonald, RP
1962
A Short History of The King’s Regiment (Regular Battalions)  
                                                         2nd edition 1971, 3rd edition 1985

Hart, H G
1994
  **
Officers of the 96th Regiment 1839-1881.
                     Reprint from Hart’s New Army List. Fleur de Lys Publishers  

Lane, A
1989
One God, Too Many Devils.
        (Memoirs of a bugler in 1st Manchesters 1936-1945)

Frisby, C   
1997
Such Men As These
 (Memoirs of a soldier of the 1st Battalion, pre-WWII and as PoW of  the Japanese.                                                 london: Janus Publishing

Barclay, C N
1956
History of The 53rd (Welsh) Division in the Second World War.        (1st Manchesters were the Divisional Machine Gun Battalion                          between September 1942 and 1945          London.  Wm Clowes & Sons                                                              

Delaforce, P
1996  
Red Crown & Dragon,
53rd Welsh Division in North West Europe 1944-1945.

1st Manchesters were the Divisional Machine Gun Battalion.
                                                         Brighton.  Tom Donovan Publishing                      

Bonner, R A    
1997
   **
For Valour – The King’s Regiment (8th, 63rd, 96th)
Photographs & citations of the 23 VCs)            
                                                             Knutsford: Fleur de Lys Publishers

Duckers, P  
2000
On Service in India. The Mein Family Photographs 1865-1901         ( 63rd and 96th Regiments in India)

Dennison, W
1980
A short history of 63rd of Foot in Western Australia 1829 – 1833 
                                                                                                                                         Published in Australia                                                            

Bonner, R A
2002
Jungle Bashers.  
      1st Bn Manchester Regiment in the Malayan Emergency 1951-54
                                                              Knutsford, Fleur de Lys Publishers

Mileham, P
2000
  **
Difficulties Be Damned
               The King’s Regiment 8th, 63rd 96th.
                                                              Knutsford, Fleur de Lys Publishers

Bonner, R A
2010
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Ladysmith Barracks 1845 – 1958
                                                                                                                            Knutsford, Fleur de Lys Publishers                    

Bonner, R A
2011
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The Manchester Regiment – the 63rd & 96th Regiments of Foot.
The  History Press, Stroud. 2011   ISBN 978 0 7254  6015 4

(A history in old photographs) 128 pp.  

Bonner, RA
2013
  **        
The Manchester Regiment - 1st Battalion 1945 - 1958.
   (An illustrated history)                                                      
                                                                                                             Knutsford, Fleur de Lys Publishers                    


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