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From Porridge to Paddy Fields: A Scottish Family Living in Hong Kong Howard Gee

From Porridge to Paddy Fields: A Scottish Family Living in Hong Kong

Howard Gee

Published April 29th 2014
ISBN : 9781499269574
Paperback
182 pages
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 About the Book 

After transferring from the Scots Guards to the Army Physical Training Corps, Howard was posted in 1965 to the Headquarters, 48 Gurkha Infantry Brigade, Hong Kong accompanied by his wife Carmine and their young son Andrew. When 1st 6th QueenMoreAfter transferring from the Scots Guards to the Army Physical Training Corps, Howard was posted in 1965 to the Headquarters, 48 Gurkha Infantry Brigade, Hong Kong accompanied by his wife Carmine and their young son Andrew. When 1st 6th Queen Elizabeths Own Gurkha Rifles went to Borneo on active service during the Indonesian Confrontation, Howard as a young sergeant went with them. The adventures that he experienced throughout Hong Kong, Brunei, Borneo, Singapore, Malaya, Japan and other corners of the Far East are about a way of life that very few have been fortunate to experience and are told with sincerity and humour alike.