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The Nineteenth Century and After Volume 85 (Paperback) Loot Price: R1,360 Discovery Miles 13 600
The Nineteenth Century and After Volume 85 (Paperback): Books Group
The Nineteenth Century and After Volume 85 (Paperback): Books Group

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 Excerpt: ...all officers except two, and one doubtful, are resigning their commissions to-day. I much fear same conditions in 16th Lancers. Fear men will refuse to move. This was followed at 11.35 by a further telegram: Regret to report that Brigadier and fifty-seven officers 3rd Cavalry Brigade prefer to accept dismissal if ordered North. At midnight 20/21 March the Secretary of State telegraphed in reply to Sir A. Paget as follows: You hiive authority of Army Council to suspend from duty any senior officers wlio have tendered their resignations, or in any other manner (lisputed your authority.... Direct Gough (commanding Cavalry Brigade) and O.C.'s 5th Lancers and 16th Lancers to report themselves to the Adjutant-General at the War Office without delay... they should be relieved of their commands, and officers are being sent to relieve them at once. Resignations of all officers should be refused. On the 20th of March Brigadier-General Gough had written to Sir A. Paget with reference to verbal orders which he had received from the latter, asking for 'a clear definition of the terms "duty as ordered" and "active" operations in Ulster, ' and adding that ' if such duty involves the initiation of active military operations against Ulster, the following would respectfully, and under protest, prefer to be dismissed '; then followed the names of General Gough and" the 57 officers mentioned in Sir A. Paget's telegram despatched at 11.35 p.m. on the 20th of March. At the interview which followed on Brigadier-General Gough's arrival at the War Office, he asked the Adjutant-General for a reply to the following question: In the event of the present Home Rule Bill becoming law, can we be called upon to enforce it on Ulster under the expression of maintainin...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 29mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 562
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-41075-7
Barcode: 9781236410757
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-236-41075-0

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