Geoffrey Best: Army-Society Relations, 11 May 2006
Show More Military Identities: The Regimental System, The British Army and The British People c.1870-2000 by David French.
Oxford, 404 pp., £45, July 2005, 0 19 925803 1Show More
“... rather more fun were the infantry Volunteers and their cavalry counterparts, the Yeomanry. A.J. Youngson described the passion for volunteering that hit classical Edinburgh: ‘Every able-bodied man was in some regiment or corps, and the sparkle and spectacle of uniform became a part of the life of the city. Brougham served with the same gun in a company of ...”