Colonel Wood

The photo shows him soon after the Zulu War in the regimental uniform of the 90th Light Infantry with a crown and star on his collar denoting the rank of colonel at that time. His medals include the VC, medals for the Crimea, Egypt and Indian Mutiny. The star badge below his medals is the KCB, Knight Commander of the Bath which he was awarded in 1879. It was upgraded to GCB, Knight Grand Cross in 1891.

Military | Evelyn Wood


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