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Singapore mutiny

Author: R W E Harper; Harry Miller
Publisher: Singapore ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1984.
Series: Oxford in Asia paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In mid-February 1915, half of the Fifth Light Infantry of the British Indian Army stationed in Singapore suddenly rose up in an unexpected ... mutiny ... The event took place at the height of the First World War and because colonial defence forces had been withdrawn for more urgent service in Europe, the Fifth had become the only regular unit left in Singapore Island for its defence from possible German attack. The  Read more...
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Harper, R.W.E.
Singapore mutiny.
Singapore ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1984
(OCoLC)557759923
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R W E Harper; Harry Miller
ISBN: 0195825497 9780195825497
OCLC Number: 11227312
Description: xv, 254 pages, 5 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map, portrait ; 22 cm.
Contents: Seeds of discontent --
Road to mutiny --
Mutiny --
Attack on the German camp --
Murder in the afternoon --
A commanding officer isolated --
Counter-attack --
Rumours, surmises, conjectures --
Gathering of forces --
Aboard ships --
Relief of a commanding officer --
Tuesday : other events --
Mopping up --
Courts martial and executions --
Court of inquiry findings --
Epilogue.
Series Title: Oxford in Asia paperbacks.
Responsibility: R.W.E. Harper, Harry Miller.

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"In mid-February 1915, half of the Fifth Light Infantry of the British Indian Army stationed in Singapore suddenly rose up in an unexpected ... mutiny ... The event took place at the height of the First World War and because colonial defence forces had been withdrawn for more urgent service in Europe, the Fifth had become the only regular unit left in Singapore Island for its defence from possible German attack. The book describes in detail the events which took place and how a desperate administration had to rely on the assistance of the marines on board Russian, Japanese, and French warships mutineers. The book also reveals the findings of a court of inquiry into the mutiny whose findings lay secret for fifty years"--Page 4 of cover.

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<http:\/\/dewey.info\/class\/355.1334095957\/e19\/<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4005782#Agent\/oxford_university_press<\/a>> # Oxford University Press<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nbgn:Agent<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Oxford University Press<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4005782#Event\/1914_1918<\/a>> # 1914-1918<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Event<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"1914-1918<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4005782#Event\/geschichte_1915<\/a>> # Geschichte 1915.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Event<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Geschichte 1915.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4005782#Organization\/india_army_light_infantry_5th<\/a>> # India. Army. Light Infantry, 5th.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"India. Army. Light Infantry, 5th.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4005782#Place\/singapore<\/a>> # Singapore<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Singapore<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4005782#Place\/singapur<\/a>> # Singapur<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Singapur<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4005782#Series\/oxford_in_asia_paperbacks<\/a>> # Oxford in Asia paperbacks.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nbgn:PublicationSeries<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/11227312<\/a>> ; # Singapore mutiny<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Oxford in Asia paperbacks.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Oxford in Asia paperbacks<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4005782#Thing\/singapore<\/a>> # Singapore<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Thing<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Singapore<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4005782#Topic\/meuterei<\/a>> # Meuterei<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Meuterei<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/4005782#Topic\/world_war_1914_1918_regimental_histories_india<\/a>> # World War, 1914-1918--Regimental histories--India<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85148236<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"World War, 1914-1918--Regimental histories--India<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/si<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\ndcterms:identifier<\/a> \"si<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1205288<\/a>> # Singapore.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Singapore.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1210276<\/a>> # India.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"India.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1354209<\/a>> # Regimental histories<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Regimental histories<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1354693<\/a>> # Sepoy Rebellion (Singapore : 1915)<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nbgn:Meeting<\/a>, schema:Event<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Sepoy Rebellion (Singapore : 1915)<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/124391276<\/a>> # India. Army. Light Infantry, 5th<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"India. Army. Light Infantry, 5th<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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