Select Bibliography and Links

Select Bibliography

Ambler, John, The Royal Marines Band Service (Southsea: Royal Marines Historical Society, 2003)

Congdon, C. H., History of the Depot, Royal Marines, Deal’ (comprising an article in a 1931 issue of Globe & Laurel)

Jones, A. D. H., A Short History of the Royal Marines in Deal (Deal and Sandwich: Mercury Printing Service, 1963)

Lane, Andrew, Royal Marines Deal: A Pictorial History (Tiverton: Halsgrove in association with the Royal Marines Museum, 2000)

Pain, E. C., History of Deal, 1914-1953 (Deal and Sandwich: T. F. Pain and Sons Ltd, 1953)

Trendell, John, A Life on the Ocean Wave: The Royal Marines Band Story (Deal: Blue Band Magazine, 1990)

Williams, Terry, ‘The Barracks at Walmer: A Brief History of the Depot RM and the RM School of Music’ (comprising a special supplement to the March/April 1996 issue of Globe & Laurel)


Deal Town Council website -

Walmer Parish Council website -

The website of Deal Memorial Bandstand -

A website dedicated to Deal and the Royal Marines -

The website of Deal Maritime and Local History Museum -

Dover Museum – ‘Eleven Empty Spaces’ (and much more accessible under ‘Remembrance of Events’, ‘Royal Marine Personnel’, ‘Emergency Services’ and ‘Civilians’) -

The website of the Royal Marines Museum (now part of the National Museum of the Royal Navy; details of the Royal Marines Historical Society can be accessed under ‘Support Us’) -

A website providing reference information and research material concerning the Royal Marines -

A website that includes Royal Marines historical time lines and much else -

Royal Marines history and traditional facts précis pack (published by the Marine Society and the Sea Cadet Marine Cadet Section) -

The website of the Royal Marines Association -

The website of the Royal Marines Charity -

The official online shop of the Royal Marines Band Service -