Jones Of The 64Th A Tale Of The Battles Of Assaye And Laswaree

By: F. S. Brereton
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Jones of the 64th: A Tale of the Battles of Assaye and Laswaree" by F. S. Brereton is an enthralling historical fiction novel that immerses readers in the military adventures of the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars in India. Brereton's novel is a captivating blend of military action and adventure, set against the backdrop of the British Empire's Indian campaigns. Through vivid descriptions and thrilling battle scenes, Brereton brings to life the heroism and sacrifices of soldiers like Jones as they face the challenges of warfare in exotic lands. As a work of historical fiction, Brereton's narrative transports readers to the heart of the Napoleonic era, where the British Army engages in fierce battles such as Assaye and Laswaree. Amidst the chaos of war, themes of courage, camaraderie, and loyalty emerge, painting a rich tapestry of military life in the British Empire. Brereton's depiction of Jones and his comrades captures the essence of the era, offering readers a gripping portrayal of the triumphs and tribulations faced by soldiers serving in distant lands.

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F. S. Brereton

F. S. Brereton also known as Captain Brereton, was a British Army medical officer and author of children's novels about heroic actions performed on behalf of the British Empire. Brereton joined the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) as a surgeon-lieutenant on January 29, 1896, and was promoted to captain on January 29, 1899. During the Second Boer War, he served as a medical officer in the Scots Guards. He retired from his commission on November 22, 1902, following the conclusion of the South African War. Brereton returned to the RAMC during World War I, earning the rank of Brevet Lieutenant Colonel. In 1919, he was named Commander of the Portuguese Order of Aviz and CBE. Brereton married Ethel Lamb in 1898, and Isobel Murdoch in 1953.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 206pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362762552
  • ISBN-13: 9789362762559
  • Item Weight: 267.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 11.6mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Historical