The Risings on the North-west Frontier: Being a Complete Narrative, with Specially Prepared Maps, of the Various Risings of the Frontier Tribes in the Tochi Valley, the Swat Valley, the Country of the Mohmands and Mamunds, and the Country of the Afridis and Orakzai; and of the Several Punitive Campaigns Undertaken Against These Tribes, as Well as the Two Minor Expeditions Sent Agast the Utman Khels and the Bunerwals; the Whole Covering a Period Extending from the Middle of June 1897 to the End of January, 1898. (Compiled from the Special War Correspondence of the "Pioneer.")
Pioneer Press, 1898 - Mail and Indian weekly news - 248 pages
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Page 156 - The General says the position must be taken at all costs. THE GORDON HIGHLANDERS WILL TAKE IT...
Page xvii - Battalion 3rd Gurkhas, made their first rush across the open, they were met by such a hot and well-aimed fire that all they could do was to hold on to the position they had reached, without being able to advance further. At 2 PM. the Dorsetshire Regiment was ordered to storm the enemy's entrenchments, but though a few men were able to get across the fire-swept zone, an advance...
Page xvi - General of the Army to the Secretary to the Government of India, Military Department, with the Governor- General.
Page 140 - Excellency the Viceroy about it? Some years after this, when the boundary was being laid down, Sir Mortimer Durand passed through the Khyber and came to Kabul. All the frontier tribesmen knew of this and saw the Mission with their own eyes. Why did not then your Mullahs...
Page xvi - The Governor-General in Council is pleased to direct the publication of the following General letter No.
Page 103 - Ruthless, cowardly robbery, cold-blooded, treacherous murder, are to an Afridi the salt of life. Brought up from his earliest childhood amid scenes of appalling treachery and merciless revenge, nothing can ever change him : as he has lived — a shameless, cruel savage — so he dies.
Page 234 - Lieutenant-Governor to forward for the information of the Government of India, the accompanying...
Page 241 - Ommnanney, were admirable, while Brigadier-General Jeffreys has specially commended the gallantry with which the Guides Infantry, under Major Campbell, brought off Captain Ryder's detachment of the 35th Sikhs, carrying the wounded on their backs under a heavy fire. He has further strongly endorsed Major Campbell's favourable mention of the courage and judgment shown by Captain GB Hodson, and Lieutenant HW Codrington, of the Guides, who commanded the companies of the battalion which were chiefly in...
Page 234 - Army, to the Secretary to the Government of India, Military Department, with the Governor- General. Head Quarters' Camp, Futteghur, May 29th, 18o8.
Page 248 - No. 64 Native Field Hospital. / THE PESHAWAR COLUMN 2nd Battalion, The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. 2nd Battalion, The Oxfordshire Light Infantry. 9th Gurkha (Rifle) Regiment of Bengal Infantry. 34th Pioneers. 45th (Rattray's Sikh) Regiment of Bengal Infantry 57th Field Battery, Royal Artillery. No. 3 Mountain Battery, Royal Artillery. 9th Regiment of Bengal Lancers. No. 5 Company, Bengal Sappers and Miners. No. 5 British Field Hospital. No. 45 Native Field Hospital, A and B Sections. British General...