A sense of adventure

Usaia Masuwale (left) with his fellow ‘212’ comrade Josese Ravu. The two men were among the fi rst Fijians to be recruited into the British Army in 1961. Picture: MATILDA SIMMONS

USAIA Masuwale was just out of high school when the British Army recruitment drive came knocking. It was 1961, and the young Usaia was just considering entering medical school. “My friend said let’s go apply for this and I thought I was too skinny and too young at the time,” he said. “We passed the […]

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