Previous Monthly Highlights
August 2023 – we look at a letter written by a young officer of the 11th Hussars, whose first experience of war was the opening months of the Battle of Normandy.
We look at a letter written by a young officer of the 11th Hussars, whose first experience of war was the opening months of the Battle of Normandy.
The Sphinx – Abercromby and the 11th Light Dragoons By Steven Broomfield (Museum Volunteer) General Sir Ralph Abercromby was born in Clackmannanshire in 1734. Having
The 10th Royal Hussars in the Battle for France, 1940 By Steven Broomfield (Museum Volunteer) While much has been written – rightly – to commemorate
The 11th Hussars in the Charge of the Light Brigade 25th October 1854 saw one of the most famous military blunders in history – the
An Inspection at Blackheath in May 1789: “Masters of Their Business” In May 1789, following protests at the appalling financial situation in France, Louis
Lieutenant Robert Flint ‘Bob’ Drake, 10th Royal Hussars (PWO) In early 1915, Lieutenant Colonel T T Pitman, Commanding Officer of the 11th Hussars, took a
The Regimental Band of the 10th Royal Hussars (PWO) Historical records show that the Tenth or Prince of Wales’s Own Regiment of Light Dragoons had
WW1 Cap of Colonel V J Greenwoood MC 10th Royal Hussars (PWO) This officer’s service dress cap, damaged in battle, belonged to Colonel Victor John
Proclamation of The Empress of India and the Proclamation Trumpet With the death of William IV in 1837, the reigns of the British monarchy
Long overdue celebrations – The Dunkirk champagne To most, this month’s highlight may seem slightly unusual at first glance. An old and slightly battered
Friends and Pets – Animals of the 11th Hussars up to 1914 For our September monthly highlight, we take a look at some of
Horse’s Hoof Souvenir – The Charge of The Light Brigade The Charge of the Light Brigade is one of the most infamous events in