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2018 NEWSLETTER Read the latest newsletter

PRESS RELEASE Gordon Graham Prize for naga Literature Read the press release

Prudential Ride 100 on a tandem full report with photo

2017 Bike Ride to raise money for KET full report with photo

2017 Scholarship awards to Naga students full report with photos

2016 Scholarship awards to 153 Naga students full report with photos

KES runs first health training programme in Tuensang, Nagaland full report with photos

Address by Major General Murray Naylor York Minster read full address

UK-Japan veterans’ reconciliation reception full story

KEY WORDS – Naga Glossary of 16 Naga tribal languages full report with photo

Kohima Commemoration Service at York Minster
Address by Major General Murray Naylor 9 July 2015 read address

Search for Veterans of the WW2 Burma Campaign read full report

KET Scholarship Awards 2015 read full report with photographs

Gordon Graham has died aged 94 April 2015
Gordon was one of the most influential publishers of his time, and was awarded two Military Crosses in WWII full details

The Trees are all Young on Garrison Hill
Kindle ebook and Audiobook editions just published full details

Kohima 70th Anniversary Memorial Service July 2014 full story

Inverness Screening of Kohima Documentary Film May 2014 full story

Kohima Exhibition Opens in April 2014
At the Highlanders Museum, Fort George, Scotland full Story

Opening of the KET hostel at Pangsha March 2014 full Story

KET Scholarship Awards 2014 full Story

Marathon Training Update
Stuart May completes the Isle of Wight Marathon in October as planned full Story

Packed Venue for Edinburgh Film Premiere
Edinburgh première at the Cameo Cinema of the documentary Kohima – An Exploration of War, Memory and Gratitude – full Story

KOHIMA Educational Society update 2013
KES has embarked on a new stage of its development by appointing an Advisory Council and a full-time Manager – full Story with photographs

AN ACTION FILM – What happens when memories fade? The new film on Kohima – full story with photos


London Marathon2014 – KET enters runner
KET has been allocated a place in the 2014 London Marathon and Stuart May has agreed to run on behalf of the charity – full story

SIR JOHN MORETON KCMG, KCVO, MC – An appreciationread full tribute

Nearly 180 people attend the premiere of Kohima: An Exploration of War, Memory, and Gratitude on 4 Apri 2013l, filling the theatre almost to capacity – full story with photos

KET is honoured to announce that HRH The Duke of York has accepted the invitation to become its Patron Full details

YORK Kohima Film Premiere 21 April 2013
Set in Nagaland, this poignant film features archive battlefield footage as it was in 1944 and colourful present day scenes of life in Kohima. .... Full details of York event

KOHIMA Film Premiere 4 April 2013
Set in Nagaland, this poignant film features archive battlefield footage as it was in 1944 and colourful present day scenes of life in Kohima. .... Full details

Lt John Young Honoured with New Bagpipe Tune
Pipe music composers all over the world invited to submit compositions – Full Story with photographs

Hazelwood School Pilgrimage to the John Harman memorial, Lundy Island
A group of schoolchildren visit the memorial on Lundy Island – Full Story with photographs

Obituary – Sir John Moreton, KCMG, KCVO, MC
Sir John Moreton died in October 2012, aged 94 – Read obituary

Remarks made by Gordon Graham at the Buckingham Palace Reception
Given by HRH The Duke of York, November 2012 – Full Story with photographs

KOHIMA Veterans are Invited to Buckingham Palace
1 November 2012 – Full Story with photographs

Letter to all our Supporters 2012
KET Annual Newsletter 2012 – Read the Newsletter

KOHIMA Educational Society update 2012
A glimpse of what is involved in KES administration in Nagaland Full Story with photographs

Lochaber No More
The Cameron Highlanders honour their Kohima dead with scholarships. Full Story with photographs

Carrying out the Core Business of KET
Graham Spearing travels to Kohima for the scholarship awards and visits the orphanage. Full Story with photographs

67th Anniversary of the Battle of Kohima
28th April 2011 saw the gathering of Veterans prepared to make the trip again to York to celebrate the 67th Anniversary of the Battle of Kohima. Full Story with photographs

Plaque Unveliled for Lt John Young
On the morning of the 30th of March 2011 The Lord Provost of Glasgow unveiled a granite pavement plaque outside a tenement property in the west end of the city. Full Story with photographs

Visit to Lieutenant General Kotoku Sato’s Tomb and Memorial Shonai-machi, Yamagata Prefecture
Akiko Macdonald is Chair of the Burma Campaign Society and has long felt a need to visit the final resting place of Lt. General Kotoku Sato to thank him for leaving the battlefield thereby allowing her father to survive. Full Story with photographs

Naga teacher reports on studies at the University of York
Studying for an MA in Teaching English helps a teacher trainer in Nagaland
Full Story

Visit to Kohima 2010
A small team of British and Gurkhas officers & soldiers visit the Kohima War Cemetery to pay their respects to the fallen.
Full Story

The Pangsha Project
An educational and astonishing trip with the Minister for the Pangsha.
Full Story with photographs

A Modest Ambition
July 2009
Helping a teach
er attend a postgraduate course at the University of York so that s/he can return to Nagaland and become more effective at teaching. Full Story

An Absence of Strings
April 2009
A story by the Secretary of KET

Dictionaries for Naga Schools
One of the major projects for the Kohima Educational Trust in 2008 was the provision of a good English language learning dictionary to every secondary school in Nagaland. Full story with photographs

Keith Halnan Medical Library inauguration and Scholarship Awards 2008
The Keith Halnan Medical Library is inaugurated. Presentation by Margaret Halnan of the Scholarship Awards to Nursing Trainees and awards to Scholarship pupils. Full story with photographs

Nagas at the Crossroads
Today, the Nagas are at the crossroads. Editorial from The Morung Express Full story

Crashed Pilot's Gift
Foundations are now being laid for gift of a basketball court. When Ray Jackson baled out of his fighter plane over Japanese occupied territory in 1944, he was rescued, nursed back to health and helped to escape by a Naga... Picture

KES Secretary visits the UK
Kohima Educational Society (KES) Secretary Charles Chasie visited the UK in 2007 and laid a wreath on behalf of the people of Kohima at a Memorial Service in York Minster.

Charles Chasie said: "KES takes this opportunity to express gratitude to KET and all its sponsors and well wishers for their generosity in raising funds and sponsoring the various projects in Nagaland. We offer our prayers and humble thanks to everyone".

Mr Chasie attended the summer meeting of the KET trustees, and reported on all KES activities, including the Pangsha Village proposal with which he has been closely involved.

Kohima Society Formed
Our comrades in Kohima have formed the Kohima Educational Society (KES), a body recognized by the Governments of Nagaland and India. Full story

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