The Battle of Suakin

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The headstones of four 20th Hussars cavalry men killed at Battle of Gemaizah in 1888 whose remains were re-interred in the Khartoum Cemetery of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (This image shows the headstones close together, they are actually further apart)

Private E. Jordan | Private E. A. Howes | Private C. Thomas | Trumpeter E. Newton

More on this Battle Honour HERE


A regimental website for veterans of the 14th/20th King's Hussars

2 thoughts on “The Battle of Suakin

  1. These four soldiers were killed at the battle of Gemaizah on 20th December 1888 during a charge made under the command of Major M.J. Irving. More details of this action can be found in “The Victorian Soldier in Africa” by E.M. Spiers.

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