Brigadier General Thomas Pakenham, Fifth Earl of Longford KIA Gallipoli 1915

#OnThisDay 1915 Brigadier General Thomas Pakenham, 5th Earl of Longford was killed in action attacking attack on Scimitar Hill at Gallipoli. Allegedly his last words were “Don’t bother ducking, the men don’t like it and it doesn’t do any good…”


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