The Royal Leicestershire Regiment has been the subject of two major books in recent years. Both draw heavily on first hand accounts and personal testimony, supplied either by the men of the Tigers themselves or their families. A select bibliography of the best published personal accounts by those who served in the regiment appears at the foot of this page.
(Leo Cooper/Pen & Sword 2000)
A history of the four service battalions raised in
Leicestershire in 1914 in response to Kitchener’s
appeal for volunteers.
(Leo Cooper/Pen & Sword 2002)
Charts the main actions fought by the Royal Leicestershire Regiment, between 1899 and 1963.