Military art prints of the Border
Regiment including the 34th & 55th Regiment shown in the battle of Inkerman by
Orlando Norie and in military uniform prints by Richard Simkin. Historical
art prints of the Border Regiment available from Cranston Fine Arts, the
military print company.
The Border regiment. was raised as the
Lucas's Regiment in 1702. and the 34th regiment in 1751. changing to the
57th Foot in 1755 and the 55th Foot in 1757. The two regiments
became the 1st and 2nd Battalion of the Border regiment in 1881.
Victoria Crosses were awarded to 10 men
of the regiment. During the Crimean war 4 were won, the first being to
Private W. Coffrey DCM.. One Victoria Cross was won during the Indian
Mutiny and another 5 during World War One.
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The Border Regiment by Harry Payne.
Item Code : UN0050
The Border Regiment by Harry Payne. - Editions Available
Second Lieutenant Vernon Crawling, Under Heavy Fire, To A German Aeroplane, Brought Down just Behind The British Front Line.
When a German aeroplane was brought down close behind the British frontline trenches on October 26th 1915, the enemy began shelling the spot in order to destroy the machine. Second Lieutenant Stuart Arthur Vernon, of the 3rd Battalion The Border Regiment (attached to the Intelligence corps), crept out at great personal risk and saved the aeroplane from destruction. He brought back very valuable documentary information, and for conspicuous gallantry on several occasions, but notably this, was awarded the M.C.
Item Code : DTE0290
Second Lieutenant Vernon Crawling, Under Heavy Fire, To A German Aeroplane, Brought Down just Behind The British Front Line. - Editions Available
First World War antique black and white book plate published c.1916-18 of glorious acts of heroism during the Great War. This plate may also have text on the reverse side which does not affect the framed side. Title and text describing the event beneath image as shown. Full Item Details
Paper size 10.5 inches x 8.5 inches (27cm x 22cm)
Border Regiment by Richard Simkin. (P)
Item Code : AU0071
Border Regiment by Richard Simkin. (P) - Editions Available