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Small Collections Box 22

Given by Mr Sweeney.

‘Army days, 1924-31’. Typescript memoir, dated 1983. An account by a wireless operator of life and conditions for an ordinary soldier on the Frontier. He describes riots perpetrated by Redshirts against British Administration. Mr G. Sweeney was in the Royal Signals Corps of the British Army serving on the North-West Frontier between 1926 and 1931. 26 ff.