It’s time for some history with Mike Dash’s eerie Batavia’s Graveyard, a tale of mutiny, shipwreck, murder, and survival, all of it led by one charismatic psychopath. 521 more words
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28th January, 1779. A fine Clear and Pleasant morning. In the Afternoon Colonel Webbs Regiment Mutinied and turned out under arms but was with Some Difficulty dispersed but at Night they all paraded and Marched to the Barracks where my men was and about forty of my Regiment Joined them after talking some time with them they all Dispersed and Remained in peace the night.
The Port Chicago 50 were a group of African-American sailors during World War II, charged with the task of loading ammunition without proper training due to the color of their skin. 696 more words
Died between December 1857 and March 1860 and buried at St Mary’s cemetery.
“To the memory of the undermentioned Sergeants, H. M.’s 43rd Regiment, Monmouthshire Light Infantry, who died of sickness and fatigue on the ever-memorable march of the Madras column, commanded by Major-General Sir G. 77 more words