F B Hurndall

Frank Brereton Hurndall was born in 1883 and enlisted in the 20th Hussars on 22 April 1903. He was commissioned on 21 July 1906 and promoted to captain on 15 July 1911. He held this rank during World War One and was adjutant at the outbreak of war. He temporarily commanded the regiment when the CO was wounded, and won the Military Cross. He was a prominent polo player, on the England team in the 1924 International Westchester Polo Cup against the USA. He was CO of the 14th/20th Hussars from 1925 to 1929. Between the wars he commanded a brigade at Tidworth. He was Colonel of the regiment from 1937 to 1947. Brigadier Hurndall died on 14 Jan 1968 in Torquay. The photo shows him c1914 in the dress uniform of the 20th Hussars.

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