Old Soldier Sahib by Frank RichardsOld Soldier Sahib by Frank Richards

Old Soldier Sahib

byFrank Richards

Paperback | April 1, 2016

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From the author of the celebrated Great War memoir Old Soldiers Never Die, Old Soldier Sahib is Frank Richards’ account of his experiences as a Royal Welch Fusilier in India and Burma at the dawn of the 20th century. Richards recounts with brutal honesty the everyday life of a common soldier in the Indian Empire, where prostitutes beckon, alcohol flows freely, and deadly diseases threaten to strike down even the hardiest of men.
Frank Richards was born in 1883 in Monmouthshire. He was brought up in the industrial Blaina area, and went on to work as a coal miner throughout the 1890s before joining the Royal Welch Fusiliers in 1901. A veteran soldier who served in British India and many areas of the Western Front, he wrote his seminal account of the Great War fr...
Title:Old Soldier SahibFormat:PaperbackDimensions:250 pages, 8.5 × 5.25 × 0.7 inPublished:April 1, 2016Publisher:Parthian BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1910901202

ISBN - 13:9781910901205

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