Captain FC Waterfield attached to the 1st Gordon Highlanders, 7 April, 1898 ; joined the 45th Rattray's Sikhs. 7 April. 1899; promoted Lieut. 22 April. 1900, and Capt. 22 Jan. 1907; took part in the China Expedition, 1900 (medal) ; served on the N.W. Frontier of India, 1908; took part in the operations in the Zakka Khel country, and those in the Mohmand country (medal with clasp) ; was in England on leave when war broke out, and served for three months with the 6th (Service) Battn. Royal…

Captain FC Waterfield attached to the 1st Gordon Highlanders, 7 April, 1898 ; joined the 45th Rattray's Sikhs. 7 April. 1899; promoted Lieut. 22 April. 1900, and Capt. 22 Jan. 1907; took part in the China Expedition, 1900 (medal) ; served on the N.W. Frontier of India, 1908; took part in the operations in the Zakka Khel country, and those in the Mohmand country (medal with clasp) ; was in England on leave when war broke out, and served for three months with the 6th (Service) Battn. Royal…

Decorate your table with this quick and easy tablecloth, start to finish in less than 12 hours!  Tablecloth size: 37 x 43 inches (appx)

Decorate your table with this quick and easy tablecloth, start to finish in less than 12 hours! Tablecloth size: 37 x 43 inches (appx)

Basra War Memorial Rattray's Sikhs Inscription Top Left 45th Rattray's Sikhs     Lieut Colonel Rattray HB  Major Rainsford-Hannay R  Captain Atkinson GH  Captain Wilson JG  (Note Lieut Stone AC Name not included)  (Note Lieut Mitchell G Name not included)     SUBADAR     Karam Singh  Lehna Singh  Mehnar Singh  Nidhan Singh  Ram Singh     JEMADAR  Kehar Singh I  Kehar Singh II  Lal Singh  Rur Singh  Sadhu Singh  Sant Singh     And the 248 other Indian Soldiers

Basra War Memorial Rattray's Sikhs Inscription Top Left 45th Rattray's Sikhs Lieut Colonel Rattray HB Major Rainsford-Hannay R Captain Atkinson GH Captain Wilson JG (Note Lieut Stone AC Name not included) (Note Lieut Mitchell G Name not included) SUBADAR Karam Singh Lehna Singh Mehnar Singh Nidhan Singh Ram Singh JEMADAR Kehar Singh I Kehar Singh II Lal Singh Rur Singh Sadhu Singh Sant Singh And the 248 other Indian Soldiers

Herbert Clifford Bernard, Colonel, Royal Irish Rifles (Former Commander 45th Rattray Sikhs). Herbert was born on 15 July 1865, the son of Robert Bernard, M.D., R.N., Deputy Inspector General of Hospitals and Fleets, and Sarah Augusta Clifford. He was educated at Llandovery College and then passed through Sandhurst as Queen's Cadet. Herbert was gazetted to the 67th (Hampshire) Regiment in 1884, and in 1885 joined the Indian Army, with whom he served in the Burmese War (1885-1891). He…

Herbert Clifford Bernard, Colonel, Royal Irish Rifles (Former Commander 45th Rattray Sikhs). Herbert was born on 15 July 1865, the son of Robert Bernard, M.D., R.N., Deputy Inspector General of Hospitals and Fleets, and Sarah Augusta Clifford. He was educated at Llandovery College and then passed through Sandhurst as Queen's Cadet. Herbert was gazetted to the 67th (Hampshire) Regiment in 1884, and in 1885 joined the Indian Army, with whom he served in the Burmese War (1885-1891). He…

Photograph with Colonel Sir Robert Warburton (1842-1899) sitting amid a group of Afghan warriors, taken by John Burke in 1878. Burke travelled widely as a photographer in the sub-continent, but is best known for his photography during the Second Anglo-Afghan War (1878-80). He accompanied the Peshawar Valley Field Force during the two-year campaign and worked steadily in the hostile environment of Afghanistan and the North West Frontier Province (Pakistan).

Photograph with Colonel Sir Robert Warburton (1842-1899) sitting amid a group of Afghan warriors, taken by John Burke in 1878. Burke travelled widely as a photographer in the sub-continent, but is best known for his photography during the Second Anglo-Afghan War (1878-80). He accompanied the Peshawar Valley Field Force during the two-year campaign and worked steadily in the hostile environment of Afghanistan and the North West Frontier Province (Pakistan).

Footnote  Robert Adam Wauchope was born on 9 June 1836, son of Edinburgh wine merchant George Wauchope. He was educated at the Edinburgh Academy and subsequently at the Naval and Military Academy in the same city. He was nominated a cadet in the season of 1854-55 and arrived in India as an Ensign on 19 December 1855. He was initially posted to the 57th Native Infantry, becoming Lieutenant in February 1857, but, after that regiment mutinied at Ferozepore on the 14th May, he served with the…

Footnote Robert Adam Wauchope was born on 9 June 1836, son of Edinburgh wine merchant George Wauchope. He was educated at the Edinburgh Academy and subsequently at the Naval and Military Academy in the same city. He was nominated a cadet in the season of 1854-55 and arrived in India as an Ensign on 19 December 1855. He was initially posted to the 57th Native Infantry, becoming Lieutenant in February 1857, but, after that regiment mutinied at Ferozepore on the 14th May, he served with the…

2ND BATTALION ROYAL MUNSTER FUSILIERS WESTERN FRONT DURING 1915 (Q 113848)   Lieutenant C Sealy-King and 2nd Lieutenant Rabone outside their dugout in the frontline at Festubert, 1915.

2ND BATTALION ROYAL MUNSTER FUSILIERS WESTERN FRONT DURING 1915 (Q 113848) Lieutenant C Sealy-King and 2nd Lieutenant Rabone outside their dugout in the frontline at Festubert, 1915.

Major Herbert Sawyer was an Indian Army officer (Military Intelligence and later Commander Rattray Sikhs) who, in 1890, carried out a geographical-military reconnaissance in West Persia, including a mapping of the Bakhtiari territories.  Even though a detailed version of his map was publicly available in 1894 (click here and scroll down); copies in the India Office collection (now in the British Library) were splendidly marked, in large red letters, as SECRET.    Hand-drawn elevations of…

Major Herbert Sawyer was an Indian Army officer (Military Intelligence and later Commander Rattray Sikhs) who, in 1890, carried out a geographical-military reconnaissance in West Persia, including a mapping of the Bakhtiari territories. Even though a detailed version of his map was publicly available in 1894 (click here and scroll down); copies in the India Office collection (now in the British Library) were splendidly marked, in large red letters, as SECRET.  Hand-drawn elevations of…

WHEATLEY, LEONARD LANE, Second Lieutenant, was born at Newbridge, County Kildare, 18 June 1876, eldest son of Lieutenant Colonel Charles R E Wheatley, Royal Artillery, and of Mrs R E Wheatley.  He was educated at Wellington College, and at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, and entered the Army 22 January 1890, as Second-Lieutenant (unattached), joining the Indian Staff Corps 1 April 1897.  He served on the North-West, Frontier of India, 1897—98, taking part in the defence of Chakdara…

WHEATLEY, LEONARD LANE, Second Lieutenant, was born at Newbridge, County Kildare, 18 June 1876, eldest son of Lieutenant Colonel Charles R E Wheatley, Royal Artillery, and of Mrs R E Wheatley. He was educated at Wellington College, and at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, and entered the Army 22 January 1890, as Second-Lieutenant (unattached), joining the Indian Staff Corps 1 April 1897. He served on the North-West, Frontier of India, 1897—98, taking part in the defence of Chakdara…

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