with a group of officers from the 13th
Hussars. B-P is seated second from the left.
the left is his commanding officer, Major Baker
From: Tim Jeal, The Boy-Man, 1990
The 13th Hussars, was a cavalry regiment
with a long tradition. They were perhaps best
known for their part in the Charge of the Light
Brigade before the guns at Balaclava in the
Crimean War. The ribbon to the left
displays the colors of the regiment.
first Commanding Officer, Sir Baker Creed Russell, 13th
from the Varsity of Life, Chapter III:
Sport, "Pig-Sticking" relates
Baden-Powell’s experience in this favored pastime
of cavalrymen in India.
from the Varsity of Life, Chapter V:
Days in India" tells
of B-P’s first years with the 13th Hussars in
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