Sergeant of the Military Mounted Police, Aldershot, 1895 (c)
Photographic print, taken by W Gregory and Company, 51 The Strand, London, 1895 (c).
Mounted military police were first established in Aldershot in 1855 and were formally established in 1877. This sergeant wears a home service helmet and is mounted on a grey horse. The Royal Military Police, successors to the Military Mounted Police, maintained a riding troop at Aldershot until 1995 when it was finally disbanded.
One of 52 photographs taken by W Gregory and Company, British Army, 1895 (c).
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection