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Small Collections Box 20

Given by Lt. Col. R.N.P. Reynolds, I.A.

Punjab: 1947

Extracts of letters to his mother from the donor who was serving as a Company Officer, aged 19, with the 2/9th Gurkha Rifles in East Punjab.

Dates 29 August – 3 November 1947. Detailed reports of his and his men’s activities policing around Ambala; escorting 3,000 – 4,000 animals and 400 Pathans to Ludhiana; visiting attacked Mushir villages; accompanying a refugee train to the border.