In the Service of the Crown (Paperback)

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The remarkable story of the career of Budge Bell-Irving, who rose to prominence and public recognition during World War II as the commander of the Seaforth Highlanders and the Loyal Edmonton regiments and went on to become the lieutenant-governor of British Columbia.

About the Author

Raymond Eagle, FSA Scot., is a historian with a particular interest in Scottish and military history. His early years were spent in Eastleigh, Hampshire where many Commonwealth troops were camped in preparation for D-Day. This led to a lifeling interest in military history. In 1949 he joined the British army and was commissioned in the Royal Artillery. spending two years in Hong Kong before continuing in the Territorial Army (Militia). His previous books are "Seton Gordon: The Life and Times of a Highland Gentleman," and "Don't Tell My Mother," co-written with Peter Duggan-Smith.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780919614833
ISBN-10: 0919614833
Publisher: Golden Dog Press
Publication Date: August 11th, 2000
Pages: 358
Language: English