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Small Collections Box 18

Brigadier J.J. Packard served with 1st Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment in North, West and East India 1933-37 and 1943-46. His wife, Mrs Faith Packard, joined him in India for part of 1946.

  1. Typescript memoir by Brigadier Packard: ‘Service with the British Army in India’. This covers such matters as the nature of Packard’s relations with his Indian Sepoys; European Army Officers’ domestic arrangements; contacts with ordinary Indians; the daily routine. 3pp.
  2. Typescript memoir by Mrs Faith Packard: My recollections of India in 1946′. Memories of Delhi, Simla and Calcutta. 3pp.