A stamp with the 20th Hussars shown on it.
Interesting links: Soldiers of the 20th Hussars who served in WW1
Born on 30 June 1888 at Kentish Town, Albert Hurst enlisted in the Hussars of the Line in 1908. Drafted to the 14th (King’s) Hussars in India, he served for five years with the Colours before returning home on being transferred to the Reserve.
It would appear that the 20th Hussars had a poem? I have copied the words from the regiments Journal of 1921 and placed on a page, have to say I love it.
The Somme 1918 Battle Honour was awarded to the 20th (XHX) Hussars for their part in one of the most fierce Battles of all time during the Second Battle of the Somme in 1918
The 26th Hussars was a cavalry regiment of the British Army from 1941 to 1943.
The Fall of Baghdad (11 March 1917) occurred during the Mesopotamia Campaign, fought between the forces of the British Indian Army and the Ottoman Turkish Empire in the First World War.
A new page has been added to the website . . . . . . The Battle of Amiens, also known as the Third Battle of Picardy was the opening phase of the Allied offensive which began on 8 August 1918, later known as the Hundred Day Offensive, that ultimately led to the end of the First World War. … Continue reading The Battle of Amiens
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