Murder in Mexico

Julia Swanson tells the extraordinary tale of her English grandfather and his family who were tragically caught up in the violence of the Mexican Revolution.

Surianas forces that fought the government of General Porfirio Diaz in the state of Morelos.My grandfather, Frank Henry, was an English silver mining engineer in Mexico during the Revolution of 1910-20. This is the story of a family’s harrowing escape from marauding bandits at the height of the Revolution. Sadly, it was without my grandfather, as he had been brutally murdered by the bandits while defending the family from attack.

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