for forthcoming uk programmes of jewish or israeli interest

John Henry Patterson

this morning (sunday 30th), 9.34-9.41am, on bbc radio 4
broadcasting house includes kevin conolly interviewing benjamin netanyahu about the non-jewish commanding officer of the zion mule corps in the first world war …

“The ashes of colonel John Henry Patterson – a soldier, big-game hunter and writer, who died in 1947 – are to be reburied in Israel.”

(if you missed it, available from 0:34:00 to 0:41:00 at
see also online-only video clip at (4 mins) …

“Patterson, who is often remembered as the man who killed two man-eating lions in Tsavo, Kenya, was godfather to Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s older brother Yonathan.
Here, Netanyahu speaks to the BBC’s Kevin Connolly about Patterson’s life.”

and online-only audio clip (40 seconds) …

“Here, he speaks in a radio interview, recorded in the 1940s.”

see also article at

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