Part of a book left incomplete on the author's death. The title, introduction, glossary and index were supplied by the author's daughter, Mrs Rosamond Griffin. The full title is 'From Aden ... to Quetta ... to Lahore ... to Delhi ... to Quetta: the peripatetic life of one army household between 1910 and 1917'. The memoir contains descriptions of train journeys in India and the accommodation, domestic arrangements and social amenities of army families in the early twentieth century.
From Aden to Quetta
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Administrative / Biographical History
Jack Moore (1905-1987) accompanied his father Herbert William Moore (b. 1876), a staff sergeant who was later commissioned in the Royal Artillery, to six different postings in Aden, Ireland and India in the seven years covered by this memoir.
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Presented by Mrs Rosamond Griffin, 17 November 1988.
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MSS Addenda, vol. I.
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Moore, Jack, 1905-1987