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A Soldier of the Company - Hervey, Albert Henry Andrew, and Allen, Charles (Editor)
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In "A Soldier of the Company", Charles Allen, a well-known authority on the British in India, has abridged the memoirs of Captain Albert Hervey who arrived in India as a 16-year-old cadet in 1833 and subsequently served with the 40th Madras Native Infantry. Illustrated with contemporary prints and line drawings, these memoirs follow Hervey's growth to manhood during a period in which Britain tightened her hold on India, the jewel in the crown. Hervey recalls the excitement and confusion of his early experiences, from the ...

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A Soldier of the Company 1989, Viking Penguin, Michael Joseph/National Army Museum

ISBN-13: 9780718131210

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