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Sita Ram began his service for the Honorable Company in and fought in virtually all the army’s major campaigns. He frim from a village near Rae Bareilly, where his father was a respected man, owning acres of land. After I had acquired this I considered myself far superior’in knowledge to all the other boys of my age whom I knew, and held up my zepoy accordingly.

This is an alluring account for those supportive of the Raj, but has never been shown to be authentic. It is difficult to review a book on its own terms if there is doubt about its authenticity.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. My Lord knows I am not much of a Munshi, although I have been taught Sbedar therefore my language must be excused. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Norgate tr and James D.

From Sepoy to Subedar

Mohit marked it as to-read May 25, I trust what I have now written, and what I have before at different yo related to your Honour, may prove that there were some who remained faithful, and were not affected by the Wind of Madness which lately blew over Hindustan; for my belief is, it was this which blighted the army. Most helpful customer reviews on Amazon. Sita Ram Pandey was never found, and until evidence of his existence is put forward we should assume him to be a fiction.


Nirmal marked it as to-read Apr 28, Norgate tr ; James Xepoy.

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Paperbackpages. Indranil Banerjie marked it as to-read Apr 21, Be the first to review this item Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Mark Higton rated it it was amazing May 07, Cashback will be credited as Amazon Pay balance within 10 days. Sbedar Tripathi marked it as to-read Aug 15, Edward Tyler marked it as to-read Jun 09, Ram’s narrative describes his active service, and provides a private soldier’s insights, into the Gurkha Warthe Pindari Warthe incursion into Afghanistanand the subsequent retreat to include his capture and time crom a slave before escaping to return to India.

Suedar without doubt, I have forgotten the English years in some instances; but what I have related to you, and what I have here written, it is true. From Sepoy to Subedar: Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Refresh and try again. James rated it it was amazing Jun 08, See all free Kindle reading apps. Ajay Patel marked it as to-read Aug 16, He also finds love in a woman he rescues from the Arabs manning the fort at Asirgarh, loses his caste twice and has to pay heavy compensation for being taken back into the fold, and as a final tragedy, he finds his son among the captured mutineers at Lucknow, who are to be shot by his own firing squad.


Ram’s story continues with his actions in both Sikh wars, and the Mutiny in It is a book which must be read by those who want it understand the officer man relation A excellent book about the life of a Sepog Sepoy under the British rule. Jack rated it really liked it May 06, Nonetheless, it is clearly an important document and deserves to be better known.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Munawar Ahmad marked it as to-read Oct 30, In those days the sahibs could speak our language much better than they do now, and they mixed more with us. It is a fascinating account of a individual who joins the British East India Company as a Sepoy in their Native Regiment and finally retires after serving for over forty years under them.

What makes it even better is it is written by a soldier in the Indian Army along with the insights and perspectives of a Hindu soldier in the service of the Raj. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Trivia About From Sepoy to Sub Apr 19, Abhay rated it it was amazing.

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