Commanding Officer, India 1894

The British army wore khaki uniforms in India from around 1885. The 1st Battalion served in India from 1893 until the end of the century and were initially commanded by Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Hallam Parr who is seen here in the last year of his command, 1894. As a mounted officer he wears breeches, black boots and spurs and has a brown leather sabretache attached to his waist-belt which is worn under the tunic. The sword hilt appears to have a green cord sword knot. He has a green field cap with regimental badge.

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