Sunday, November 13, 2016

The Explorers' Club, № DXXIII

Operation AXIOM: The World War—The Battle of the Somme, Part VII
Hector Hugh Munro (1870-1916), better known by his pen name Saki, the short-story writer & novelist who volunteered for Kitchener's Army in 1914; he refused an officer's commission & served as an ordinary trooper, even though over the official age of enlistment; best known for "The Interlopers" (a personal favorite) & When William Came, he was killed by a German sniper on 14 November 1916.

Lest we forget.

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