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Author Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965, author.

Title My early life : a roving commission.

Published London : Odhams Press ltd., [1947]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund SpC/WILLIS  941.084092 CHUR    NOT FOR LOAN
Physical description viii, 373 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Notes American edition (New York, C. Scribner's sons) has title: A roving commission; my early life.
Contents Childhood -- Harrow -- Examinations -- Sandhurst -- The Fourth Hussars -- Cuba -- Hounslow -- India -- Education at Bangalore -- The Malakand Field Force -- The Mamund Valley -- The Tirah expedition -- A difficulty with Kitchener -- The eve of Omdurman -- The sensations of a cavalry charge -- I leave the army -- Oldham -- With Buller to the Cape -- The armoured train -- In Durance vile -- I escape from the Boers: 1 -- I escape from the Boers: 2 -- Back to the army -- Spion Kop -- The relief of Ladysmith -- In the Orange Free State -- Johannesburg and Pretoria -- The Khaki election -- The House of Commons.
Local note SpC/WILLIS copy is donated by John Willis.
Subject Churchill, Winston, 1874-1965.
Great Britain. Army -- Military life.
Prime ministers -- Great Britain -- Autobiography.
South African War, 1899-1902.
Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Other title Roving commission.
Local series Willis collection
Local donor Willis, John, 1931- Donor.