Stamps from Dhufar

Here is a sheet of 8 stamps from Dhufar one of which shows the regiment, bottom right). The stamps relate to the Royal Wedding of 1973 between HRH The Princess Royal and Captain Mark Phillips. Stamps from Dhufar and the State of Oman were issued by exiled Imam Ghalib bin Ali al-Hinai’s Oman Imamate State, …
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The Regiment

Taken from the ice bucket that used to be on sale in the regimental PRI shop. It shows the regimental crest and the regiments Battle Honours (pre Gulf war)

Lt. Col. T. E. L. Hill-Whitson

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