THE MEMOIRS OF SERGEANT THOMAS PLAYFORD.
72pp., incl.12 colour plates, largely paintings by the author of Lifeguard uniforms 1661-1836, P.B.
Playford joined the 2nd Lifeguards in 1810. He accompamied his regiment to Portugal in 1812 & participated in the battle of Vittoria in 1813 & the campaigns in Southern France in 1814. Rushed to Belgium in 1815 he paints a vivid picture of what it must have been like to have participated in the famous charge of the Lifeguards.