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KING'S ORDERLY OFFICERS
Neg. No: L 8584
Neg. Size: 10"x12"
Neg. Date: 25-4-1925
 

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Subject: The King's Orderly Officers 1925.

Sitters:

(1) Hon. Lieutenant Lakh Ram MC.
(2) Major Trevor Newall Watson (b. 1886).

(3) Risaldar Zardad Khan.

([NB In a commemorative photograph provided by Mr Kuldeep Jasrotia, this sitter is identified as: Subedar Major Lakhpat Singh of 20th Lancers [see image below]

(4) Hon. Captain Chaga Sing.

Biog:

(1) 11 May 1898 - 1st Commission or Enrolment; 13 August 1914 - Jemadar, 1/9th Jat Regiment; 25 November 1914 - Subadar; 25 November 1919 to 1926 - Subadar Major.
(2) 29 August 1906 - 1st Commission; 29 November 1908 - Lieutenant, 12th Cavalry; 29 August 1915 - Captain; 18 October 1918 to January 1918 - Acting Major; 12 January 1919 - 11 March 1919 - Acting Lieutenant Colonel; 23 March 1920 to 9 May 1920 - Temporary Major; 9 May 1920 to 29 August 1921 - Major, 5th King Edward's Own Probyn's Horse; 1927 - Major, Commd. Madras Body Guard; 1931 Out.
(3) 20 November 1901 - 1st Commission or Enrolment; 1 February 1909, Jemadar 10th Corps of Guides; 17 November 1904 - Ressaidar; 27 October 1917 - Risaldar; 1 November 1927 to 1932 - Risaldar Major.
(4) December 1896 - 1st Commission or enrolled, 37th Dogras; 1 January 1902 to Jemadar; 16 January 1912 - Subadar; 21 January 1916 to 1926 - Subadar Major; 1922 - 1/17th Dogra Regiment.
 
Date: 25 April 1925.
Occasion: -
Location: The Lafayette studio, 160 New Bond Street, London.
Descr: FL, standing.
 
Uniform:
(1) 9th Jat Regiment.
(2) 5th King Edward's Own Probyn's Horse.
(3) 10th Queen Victoria's Own Corps of Guides.
(4) 17th Dogra Regiment.
 
Orders, Decorations & Medals:
 

(1) Military Cross: India Medal 1895-1902; unidentified; 1914-15 Star; British War Medal 1914-1920; Allied Victory Medal 1914-1920; Indian General Service Medal 1908 1935.

(2) Military Cross; 1914-1915 Star; British War Medal 1914-1920; Allied Victory Medal 1914-20?; Indian General Service Medal 1908-1935; Delhi Darbar Medal, 1911.

(3) 1914-1918 Star; British War Medal 1914-1920; Allied Victory Medal 1914-1920.

(4) Africa General Service Medal 1902-1956; 1914-1915 Star; British War Medal 1914-1920; Allied Victory Medal 1914-1920; Indian General Service Medal 1908-1935; Royal Victorian Medal.

Furniture & Props: Painted backdrop.

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

Evidence of photographer at work: -

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Provenance: Pinewood Studios; acquired 1989.

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King's Orderly Officers

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Reproduced:

Acknowledgements: Mrs. S.K. Hopkins, Head of Department of Uniform, Badges and Medals, The National Army Museum, London.

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