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King's Indian Orderly Officers, 1913

Photograph by Ball, London, 1913.

The posts of King's Indian Orderly Officers were established by the Viceroy of India in 1903. Specially selected British and Indian officers and NCOs were thereafter appointed each year for the London season, from April to August, and attended the King at court, official engagements and ceremonies like Trooping the Colour.

Photograph shows (from left) Major C H Hawes, 23rd Cavalry; Subadar Major Bhagwan Singh, 14th King George's Own Ferozepore Sikhs; Rissaldar Thakur Singh, 21st Prince Albert Victor's Own Cavalry (Frontier Force) Daly's Horse; Subadar Mul Raj, 69th Punjabis; Rissaldar Abnashi Ram, Queen Victoria's Own Corps of Guides Cavalry.

From a collection of 33 photographs 1903-1938 (mostly taken by Vandyk).

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1953-06-42-11


National Army Museum, London


National Army Museum, Study Collection

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