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Neg. No: (SF) 126555
Neg. Size: 8½"x6½"
Neg. Date: 24-02-1927

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Sitter: Captain Edward Ainger (1893-1989).

Captain Edward Ainger (1893-1989).

Biog: Entered 3rd (King's Own) Hussars, 1913; Lieutenant, 1914; Special Appointment, British Mission to Rumania 1919, and Russia 1919-20; Staff Captain, 1920; Captain, 3rd Hussars, 1921; Major, 1931; Brigade-Major, Shanghai Area (temp.), 1934.

Date: 24 February 1927.

Occasion: The King's Levée, 24 February 1927: presented by the Secretary for War.

Location: The Lafayette Studio, 160 New Bond Street, London, W.

Descr: TQL standing.

Costume: Levée Dress, Captain, 3rd (King's Own) Hussars.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: 1914 star; British War medal 1914-20; Allied Victory medal 1914-19; badge of the Order of the Star, with crossed swords (5th class) [Rumania]; Croix de Guerre [France].

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

Photographer: Lafayette Ltd., 160 New Bond Street, London.

Evidence of photographer at work: -

No of poses: 2.

Captain Edward Ainger (1893-1989).


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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.


Biog: The Army List, 1913-1937.

Occasion: The Times, 25 February 1927, p 9a.

Costume: Dress Regulations for the Army, London, 1911.

Orders, Decorations & Medals: (Campaign medals) E.C. Joslin, A.R. Litherland & B.T. Simpkin, British Battles & Medals, London, 1988; (others) R. Werlich, Orders and Decorations of All Nations, Washington, 1990.

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