2nd Gurkhas

Group of Officers, c1898

This group show a mixture of full and service dress. Sitting on the groung on the left is an officer in a turban. The collar of the khaki service dress has a red edge, this is a distinction that survived until the regiment amalgamated in 1994. Second from the left, sitting on a chair, is the commandant of the 1st battalion, Lt Col F P Hutchinson. Next to him is the commandant of the 2nd battalion, Lt Col L M M Hall and next to him is Colonel E A Travers. The medical officer, Capt. Selby, sits on the right of the line.

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