Archive / Audio / Lt Col R. BANKS

Interview number: 082

Interviewer: Thatcher, mary

Interview date: 1980

Length 31 minutes

Condition notes: Clean

Lt. Col. R. Banks, 15th Sikhs, and Judge Advocate General, tells Mary Thatcher of his private life, his and his wife’s families’ connections with India, and of his Indian Army life and career [1914-1937+] until being invalided, and then being posted to Palestine.

Coverage notes: Quetta, Karachi, Kashmir, Ferozepore, Poona, Simla, Pindi, Murree; Peshawar, Amritsar riots; General Dyer; rabies; family connections with India; Indian Army career; 1914-1937