The Inniskilling Regiments in Africa

(2) The Cape to Cairo, 1801-1962

by Richard Bennett                                          Price: £2.00

The Inniskilling Regiments in Africa - 2. The Cape to Cairo 1801-1962


A 16 page booklet covering action in Egypt in 1801 to duties in Kenya and Bahrain 1962.

Amongst other campaigning and duties the story is told of a siege endured by the 27th (Inniskillings) near Durban in South Africa in 1841 by disaffected Dutch settlers.

This is contrasted by the campaign a 100 years later when the Inniskillings were part of the Irish Brigade in the fighting in Tunisia in North Africa 1942-43 to defeat the German army.

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