Transjordan Gendarmerie


The style of tunic and Sam Browne belt would suggest that these men are from the police or gendarmerie of Transjordan (modern-day Jordan). F. G. Peake or ‘Peake Pasha’, who had served in the Arab Revolt, organized a police force in Transjordan in 1921. The headgear of these two men suggests Circassian origins.


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