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The Indian Army on campaign 1900-1939

Pte.W.A.Collett, 21 Lancers

The following photos are of Private W.A.Collett, who served with the 21st (Empress of India's) Lancers (of the British Army) in India during the Great War. They are provided courtesy of his grandson, David Collett.

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Private W.A. Collett, 21st (Empress of India's) Lancers

at Nowshera, December 1918.


Other Ranks of the 21st Lancers circa 1919,

Private W.A.Collett at far right.


Christmas at Risalpur 1918


Native Servants near Camp


A crashed airplane on the N.W.Frontier


The British Camp at Dakka, 1919


The Amir of Afghanistan's escort at Dakka, c. August 1919.


Another photo of the Amir's escort.


An Afridi