I am an Indian.
GG and F of British India.
I born in Free India.
I chanced upon this platform in my search for Solicitor and advocate John
Kerr Fox and his roots, both the living and the dead.
It proved to be a bonanza as I got more than what I could imagine.
I still receive mails as this.
I can only say I am fascinated.
From fascination has grown the desire to learn more about those years
and after British rule.
So if anyone can recommend some books that will help quench my thirst to
know, I will be most grateful.
From: INDIA [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
On Behalf Of Nicholas Wilson
Sent: Sunday, August 28, 2016 5:01 AM
Subject: [INDIA] Food parcels from the Army & Navy Stores, London 1942-45
My father was with the army in India, etc., between 1942 and the end of
1945 and I have very clear memories as a young child during those years
of visiting the Army & Navy Stores on Victoria Street, London with my
mother to collect the occasional food parcel. These invariably contained a
large, plain tin of very tart marmalade and another of rather unpleasant
butter At the time I thought they were of Indian manufacture and had in
fact come all the way from India. Is this possible? Surely with shipping
being so scarce during the war space would not have been given to such non
Does anyone else in their eighties or older have similar memories?
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