By James Lawford, Michael Youens
This booklet examines the uniforms, gear, heritage and business enterprise of the thirtieth Punjabis, from 1857 to their carrier in international battle 2. Uniforms are proven in complete illustrated element.
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B. H o l m e s of Peshawar) Company. 'A' Company was called back and returned in excellent order, bringing with them a reserve at Wang Jing; it had not suffered many British 3-inch mortar and some Japanese dis- casualties and morale was extremely high. But a charger cups which they had captured in month of uncooked meals was beginning to tell, Shongphel; the sepoys had seen the back of the and lice had begun to appear on men's clothing; Japanese and were exultant. a change of raiment was somewhat overdue.
Then the mules came, were loaded up and were gone. The grey clouds hung around the mountain face and masked the Battalion as it quietly filtered away. m. Ben Nevis was clear. Not a shot had been fired. Except for 'A' Company remaining on Knoll to cover the withdrawal, the remainder of the Battalion marched back to the gun lines in the Sengmai Turel. T h a t night the gunners, whose unstinting assistance had contributed so much to the successful defence, insisted on taking over the night guards to give the Battalion an uninterrupted sleep.
But a charger cups which they had captured in month of uncooked meals was beginning to tell, Shongphel; the sepoys had seen the back of the and lice had begun to appear on men's clothing; Japanese and were exultant. a change of raiment was somewhat overdue. As soon as 'A' Company was established across Early in May the Battalion embarked on its the col, ' D ' Company retired through it and went toughest action of the battle. For some time now, on down the ridge to join 'B'. Now came the the troops surrounded on the Imphal plateau had delicate task of extricating 'C' Company.