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Kelly’s 12 Christmas Days

December 10, 2016

Thomas Kelly lived a life of service and adventure through two World Wars, the Indian Raj, Imperial expeditions and World War Two convoys.

That remarkable story is told in full in Fighting for the Empire but a glimpse of where he was on 12 Christmas Days through that action-packed life offers a colourful flavour of his story.

Many readers will have relatives who selflessly served in these conflicts too so these stories and Fighting for the Empire hopefully give them some insight into how their relatives lived and how they celebrated Christmas.

No 1 – Galway 1870

No 2 – Queen’s College, Galway 1890

No 3 – Chitral, North West Frontier 1900

No 4 – Tibet 1903

No 5 – Iran, 1906

No 6 – Egypt 1914

No 7 – Mesopotamia, 1916

No 8 – Mesopotamia 1917

No 9 – Rawalpindi 1922

No 10 – Jersey 1926

No 11 – London 1939

No 12 – Atlantic Ocean 1942

David Worsfold talks about the Kelly story

Fighting for the Empire is available direct from the distributor Casemate, also from Amazon. It is available through all bookshops. In Ireland it can be ordered through Kennys Bookshop, Galway

Fighting for the Empire by David Worsfold. Sabrestorm Publishing. ISBN : 9781781220061

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