The Colonel and the OC of the Berlin Armoured Squadron used to have a Hawk on the bonnet of their car. Today I came across some images of the Hawk that used to be used, which I thought would be a good addition to the website.
Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Ernest Lynedoch Hill-Whitson Commanded the 14th (King’s) Hussars from 1915 – 1916. Lieutenant Colonel Hill-Whitson is mentioned in the regimental history as leading a squadron that chased off Boers who attacked the 1st Cavalry Brigade on 12 Sep 1900. More on the Commanding Officers of the 14th (King’s) Hussars HERE
Colonel Sir Horace George Proctor-Beauchamp gained notoriety as the colonel who led a disastrous attack on the Turks at Gallipoli which wiped out the 5th Battalion of the Norfolk Regiment on 12 August 1915 and brought about his own death. He was appointed CO of the 1/5th Norfolks on 14 Nov 1914 having been a …
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