rabat The Way to Glory: Major General Sir Henry Havelock (Historymakers) (Paperback) by Pollock John 2J5nPiop

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Most English towns have a 'Havelock Street' 'Square' or 'Road' - why? The answer as to why townsfolk should enthusiatically rename their streets after a Victorian General is to be found in this gripping biography of Henry Havelock the hero of the Siege of Lucknow.Henry Havelock was a respected soldier in the British army in India where he served for most of his career. He was a pioneer in the giving away of bibles to soldiers and organising bible studies.A grateful nation recognised him with a knighthood and a statue at Trafalgar Square in the centre of London. When he died from the wounds he received at Lucknow a public holiday was declared and the nation mourned.