Click this link for the fascinating history of Captain Cyril G Hooke's Indian Mess uniform, 1929.

Captain C G Hooke's Indian Mess Uniform 1929

Click this link to read a fascinating letter from Cyril's big sister Mildred, written at the outbreak of war in 1939. Cyril's wife, Elaine, and his two yougn sons, George & John, are living in England while Cyril is alone in India. Mildred writes, affectionately and revealingly about the family before telling Cyril all about the challenges she was facing evacuating children from Bradford Girls Grammar where she was the Headteacher, and then taking in other children from other schools.

Letter from Mildred to Cyril 1939