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Ep. 138 – The Indian Labour Corps in the First World War – Pratap Chhetri


Pratrap Chhetri’s research and interest goes beyond the statistics to take in tribal culture, memories of war, widening horizons and the independence movement in India.  Your browser does not support the audio element. With a postgrad degr...

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...

ONLINE: The Indian Labour Corps by Pratap Chhetri


The presentation will be live and online. In this presentation Pratap Chhetri will look at aspects of the Indian Labour Corps including the process of their recruitment, the journey to France, their pay and service. He will talk about how these non-combatants contributed immensely to the War effort even though they did not bear arms. He will al...