Lieutenant-Colonel Bryan Ray, soldier who kept the peace in Somaliland and took on guerrillas in Oman – obituary

Lieutenant-Colonel Bryan Ray, who has died aged 94, had a life of tough soldiering in British Somaliland, Northern Ireland and Oman. He was commissioned into the Royal Fusiliers in 1948 as a National Service officer, but volunteered for the Somaliland Scouts. Based in Awareh – one of the few watering places and a confluence of camel […]

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