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Lieutenant Frank Baden-Powell, Scots Guards, Nile Expedition, 1885

Oil on canvas by Frank Smyth Baden-Powell 1885.

Lieutenant Frank Baden-Powell (1860-1937) was attached to The Camel Corps during the 1st Sudan War (1884-1885). The corps had been formed for the Gordon Relief Expedition. The Guards detachments of the corps consisted of 23 officers and 400 men from the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Battalions of the Grenadier Guards, 1st and 2nd Battalions of the Coldstream Guards and the 1st and 2nd Battalions of the Scots Guards.

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NAM. 1977-04-54-1


National Army Museum, London


National Army Museum, Study collection

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