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By Charles Frederic Jerram,Donald F. Bittner

during this memoir spanning 9 many years, Lieutenant Colonel C.F. Jerram (1882–1969) of the Royal Marines recounts his lifestyles and army provider via either international wars. Jerram describes in candid element his overdue 19th-century early life in Devon and Cornwall, the past due Victorian and Edwardian Royal military, the Royal Navy’s some distance East Station, a conventional Corps of Marines, the Gallipoli crusade, the realm battle I Western entrance and the interwar and international struggle II years. His adventure and perception exhibit primary classes: “Know thy career and take care of these for whom you're responsible.” An essay by means of the editor, in response to different resources, presents a broader point of view on Jerram, whose method of expert army provider continues to be pertinent today.

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