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Sudan Churchill was posted to server under General Kitchener

Desperate to join the army reconquering the Sudan, lost following the death of General Gordon in 1885, Churchill managed to obtain a temporary commission as a Lieutenant with the 21st Lancers while again also serving as a war correspondent, this time for the Morning Post.

In August 1898 he travelled up the Nile with the expeditionary force under General Kitchener.

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