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013: Spring 1985


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Dunsterforce: The Fighting in North-West Persia During 1918


The start of the Russian Revolution in the Spring of 1917 heralded the decline of Russia as an effective member of the alliance that was fighting the Central Powers who were led by Germany and Turkey. By December of that year revolutionaries had seized power in Russia and had signed a separate peace with the Central Powers at Brest-Livotsk. This re…

12 March 1915 : Major (Lt. Col) David Coley Young


Only son of the later Colonel David Butler Young of the Bombay Staff Corp and Mary Young (née Cronyn) from Ireland.  Educated at Sedbergh School where he competed in and won the three mile and ten mile runs. Passing into the RMC, Sandhurst in 1888 and joining the Durham Light Infantry, 1889 being transferred to the Indian Staff Corps in 1892 …

Ep. 164 – The First Gurkha Officer – Pratap Chhetri


Pratap Chhetri talks about his research into Rana Jodha Jung Bahadur, the first Gurkha officer in the British Army during the Great War. Your browser does not support the audio element. Dr Tom Thorpe [TT] : Welcome to ‘Mentioned in Dispatc…