Rose, Castle, and Crown
Hampshire and the Isle of Wight's Citizen Soldiers
Imprint: Medina Publishing
576 Pages, 6 x 9.2 in, photos, illustrations, and maps
- October 2023
For centuries, the country has defended its shores with a mixture of regular and auxiliary soldiers, but little has been written about the latter, particularly in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. All military volunteers, throughout history, have had to balance the requirement of their service with family demands and their main civilian employment. This book tells their story.