14th Sikhs

Subadar-Major, 1913

A painting by Chater Paul Chater from a photo of Subadar-Major Bhagwan Singh taken when he visited England in 1913 as one of the four Indian Officers selected annually to be King's Indian Orderly Officer. He wears the distinctive red turban of the 14th with the steel quoit round the top. The regiment had become the Prince of Wales's Own following his visit to India in 1906 and was by 1913 called King George's Own.

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