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Fighting for the Empire: An Irish Doctor's Adventures Through Imperial Campaigns and Two World Wars

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Fighting for the Empire is the story of a remarkable Irishman, a staunch Catholic from Galway who served the British Crown and its Empire for almost fifty years. His extraordinary military career took in countless conflicts including two World Wars, Imperial adventures, acts of heroism and encounters with royalty. It also included a period of Irish history that split famil ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published September 27th 2016 by Sabrestorm Publishing
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Thomas Kelly might well have remained a mere footnote to history had not David Worsfold given himself the challenge to discover as much as he could about this military and naval medic whose extraordinary career took him to India, into Tibet with the Younghusband mission, Mesopotamia and Aden in World War I then back to South Asia. Retirement to Jersey and then London was brought to a welcome end with the outbreak of World War II, giving Dr Kelly the opportunity to put in more years of service ar ...more
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David Worsfold is best known for his work as an award-winning financial journalist, in particular as a writer on financial services which he has covered for over 30 years
As well as editing a range of leading business titles, David wrote for The Guardian for several years and has contributed to most major UK national newspapers. He has appeared on radio and television as a commentator on financial
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