Living memories

Jul 6th, 2015 | By | Category: International

Agatha Christie’s Miss Marple mystery “The Pale Horse” was shown on ITV 3. The tale opens with Jane Marple receiving a letter postmarked London W2, from Father Gorman, a parish priest in Paddington. When asked about her friendship with Father Gorman, Miss Marple remembers times when she had been an army nurse during the Great War and Father Gorman had been chaplain with the South Irish Horse. It was an unexpected reference. The South Irish Horse was a real army regiment. One of their members had been Second Lieutenant Martin Jestin …