Rawalpindi Parade 1905
|This resource was part of the Family History in India website, which was designed to help people trace their European and Anglo-Indian family history in colonial India by Cathy Day. The following is a programme of a parade held in Rawalpindi, India on 8th December, 1905 to honour the Prince and Princess of Wales. The programme for this parade was handed down to John Feltham from his maternal Grandfather, Sgt William Reader of the 9th Queens Royal Lancers, who was present on parade.|
The troops under the Command of
will be in one line facing South-East.
On their Royal Highnesses arriving on the ground, escorted by a Field Officer's escort of 1st Skinner's Horse, they will be received with a Royal Salute, and will then proceed to inspect the troops, accompanied by His Excellency the Commander-in-chief, The Lieutenant-Generals Commanding the Northern, Western and Eastern Commands, and certain officers of the Army Headquarters Staff.
On conclusion of this inspection, the troops will march past in the following order.
- Major Northcote. D.A.Q.M.G. Northern.
- Major Cowper. D.A.Q.M.G. in India.
- Native A.D.C. to Chief.
- Lt Shepherd. A.D.C. Eastern
- Capt Cavendish. A.D.C. Northern
- Lt Lord A. Montgomery. A.D.C Western.
- Major Marker. D.S.O. A.D.C Chief
- Capt Barnes. D.S.O. A.D.C Chief
- Lt Wylly, V.C. A.D.C Chief
- Capt Fitzgerald. A.D.C Chief
- Major Brooke. D.S.O. A.M.S. Chief
- Major Binglly. D.A.A.G. India.
- Lt.Col. Malleson. A.Q.M.G. Intell.
- Capt Fitzgerald. A.D.C Chief.
- Col. Birdwood. A.A.G. India
- Col. Beatson, C.B. A.A.G. Northern
- Col. Hamilton, D.S.O.., A.D.C., M.S. Chief.
- Col. Mullaly, C.B., D.Q.M.G. Mn
- Br.-Gen Barrett, C.B., D.A.G. Northern.
- Br.-Gen. Coxhead, C.B., R.A.
- Col. Mansfield, C.B., I.G.S & T.
- Maj.-Gen. Sclater, C.B., Q.M.G. India (Slater?)
- Maj.-Gen. Duff, C.B., C.I.E., A.G. India.
- Maj.-Gen. Parsons. C.B., R.A., I.G.A.
- Maj.-Gen. Collins. C.B., I.G. Volunteers.
- Maj.-Gen. Sir E. Elliott.
- Maj.-Gen. Henry.
- Surg.-Gen. Sir T. Gallwey. K.C.M.G., C.B., P.M.O., India.
- Lt.-Gen. Sir A. Gaselee. G.C.I.E., K.C.B., L.G.C. Eastern.
- Lt.-Gen. Sir B. Blood. K.C.B., L.G.C. Northern.
- Lt.-Gen. Sir A. Hunter. K.C.B., D.S.O., L.G.C. Western.
- HIS EXCELLENCY THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF
- Major General D.Haig. C.V.O., C.B., Inspector-General of Cavalry in India, Commanding.
- 1st (Peshawar) Infantry Brigade. Maj.Gen. C. H. Des Voeux, C.B., Commanding
|Royal Horse Artillery|
|"F", "I", "J" and "T" Batteries||644||Blue||Scarlet|
|1st Cavalry Brigade. Brig.-Gen. R.B. Adams, V.C., C.B., A.D.C.., Commanding|
|22nd Sam Browne's Cavalry||311||Scarlet||Blue|
|Queens Own Corp of Guides Cavalry||316||Drab||Scarlet|
|2nd Cavalry Brigade. Col. F.S. Garratt. C.B., D.S.O., Commanding|
|12th (Prince of Wales Royal) Lancers||412||Blue||Scarlet|
|9th Hodson's Horse||507||Blue||White|
|3rd Cavalry Brigade. Col. A. Phayre, Commanding|
|9th (Queens Royal) Lancers||480||Blue||Scarlet|
|7th Hariana Lancers||500||Scarlet||Blue|
|11th Prince of Wales Own Lancers||480||Blue||Scarlet|
|Known as (Probyn's Horse)|
|4th Cavalry Brigade. Brig.-Gen. B.T. Mahon. C.B., D.S.O., Commanding|
|3rd (Kings Own) Hussars||471||Blue||Scarlett|
|13th Duke of Connaught's Lancers||553||Blue||Scarlet|
|Known as (Watson's Horse)|
|15th Lancers (Cureton's Multanis)||420||Blue||Scarlet|
|Divisional Cavalry Regiments|
|19th Lancers (Fane's Horse)||498||Blue||Grey|
|1st Duke of York'sOwn Lancers||418||Yellow||Black|
|Known as (Skinner's Horse)|
|25th Cavalry||250||Dark Green||Scarlet|
|No. 1 Company (combined)|
|No. 2 Company||190||Khaki|
- Brigadier-General J.A. Coxhead, C.B. Commanding
- Royal Field Artillery
|13th., 67th., and 69th Batteries. R.F.A.||451||Blue||Scarlet|
|46th., 51st., and 54th Batteries. R.F.A.||451||Blue||Scarlet|
|11th, 52nd & 80th Batteries. R.F.A.||501||Blue||Scarlet|
|Royal Garrison Batteries. R.G.A.|
|5th Mountain Battery, R.G.A.||262||Blue||Scarlet|
|6th Mountain Battery, R.G.A.||251||Blue||Scarlet|
|8th Mountain Battery, R.G.A.||252||Blue||Scarlet|
|21st Mountain Battery, R.G.A.||230||Blue||Scarlet|
|22nd Mountain Battery, R.G.A.||233||Blue||Scarlet|
|24th Mountain Battery, R.G.A.||156||Blue||Scarlet|
|26th Mountain Battery, R.G.A.||257||Blue||Scarlet|
|27th Mountain Battery, R.G.A.||260||Blue||Scarlet|
|28th Mountain Battery, R.G.A.||187||Blue||Scarlet|
|Royal Garrison Artillery|
|71st Company (Heavies)||225||Scarlet||Blue|
|104th Company (Heavies)||181||Blue|
SAPPERS AND MINERS
- Colonel A.E. Sandbach, D.S.O., Royal Engineers, Commanding.
|1 Company, 1st Sappers and Miners||196||Scarlet||Blue|
|2 Company, 1st Sappers and Miners||168||Scarlet||Blue|
|4 Company, 1st Sappers and Miners||197||Scarlet||Blue|
|5 Company, 1st Sappers and Miners||192||Scarlet||Blue|
|9 Company, 1st Sappers and Miners||128||Scarlet||Blue|
|Telegraph Section, 1st S & M||89||Scarlet||Blue|
|2nd S & P||45||Scarlet||Blue|
|3rd S & M||24||Scarlet||Blue|
|Telephone Section 1st S & P||45||Scarlet||Blue|
|1st INFANTRY DIVISION|
|Lieut. General Sir, E. Barrow, K.C.B., Commanding|
|1st Batt. Seaforth Highlanders||709||Scarlet||Buff|
|2nd Batt Gordon Highlanders||763||Scarlet||Yellow|
|2nd (Nowshera) Infantry Brigade. Brig-Gen Sir J. Willcocks, K.C.M.G, C.B., Commanding.|
|1st Batt, The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)||722||Green||Dark Green|
|45th Rattray Sikhs||635||Scarlet||White|
|3rd (Frontier) Infantry Brigade. Col F.J. Aylmer, V.C., Commanding|
|59th Scinde Rifles||667||Drab||Scarlet|
|Queens Own Corps of Guides||608||Drab||Scarlet|
|4th Prince Albert Victor's Rajputs||822||Scarlet||Black|
|2nd INFANTRY DIVISION|
|Maj-Gen. J.H. Wodehouse, C.B., C.M.G., Commanding.|
|5th (Jhelum) Infantry Brigade, Col. H.B. Watkis, Commanding|
|58th Vaughan's Rifles||674||Drab||Green|
|6th (Abbottabad) Infantry Brigade. Maj-Gen J.B. Woon, C.B., Commanding|
|1st Batt 5th Gurka Rifles||700||Dark Green||Black|
|2nd Batt 5th Gurka Rifles||724||Dark Green||Black|
|1st Batt 6th Gurka Rifles||660||Dark Green||Black|
|2nd Batt 6th Gurka Rifles||624||Dark Green||Black|
|4th (Rawal Pindi) Infantry Brigade. Col. C.W. Park, A.D.C, Commanding|
|1st Batt The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regt)||844||Scarlet||Blue|
|1st Batt Royal Irish Regt||603||Scarlet||Blue|
|1st Batt Royal Munster Fusiliers||696||Scarlet||Blue|
|2nd Batt Royal Irish Fusiliers||685||Scarlet||Blue|
|3rd INFANTRY DIVISION|
|Maj-Gen. F.W. Kitchener, C.B. Commanding|
|7th (Mian Mir) Infantry Brigade. Col. W. Du Gray, C.B. Commanding|
|1st Batt Northampton Regt||697||Scarlet||White|
|20th Duke of Cambridge's Own Infantry (Brownlow's Punjabis)||713||Drab||Green|
|8th (Ferozepore) Infantry Brigade. Brig-Gen. H.A. Abbott., C.B., Commanding|
|1st Batt Dorsetshire Regt||802||Scarlet||Green|
|14th Ferozepore Sikhs||655||Scarlet||Yellow|
|15th Ludhiana Sikhs||714||Scarlet||Green|
|19th Punjabis||696||Scarlet||Dark Blue|
|9th (Baklok) Infantry Brigade. Brig-Gen. J.A Pollock., C.B., Commanding|
|1st Batt 1st Gurka Rifles (The Maluan Regt)||634||Dark Green||Scarlet|
|2nd Batt 1st Gurka Rifles (The Maluan Regt)||600||Dark Green||Scarlet|
|1st Batt 4th Gurka Rifles||656||Dark Green||Scarlet|
|2nd Batt 4th Gurka Rifles||762||Dark Green||Scarlet|
|34th Divisional Battalion|
|34th Sikh Pioneers|
|4th INFANTRY DIVISION|
|Maj-Gen. Sir O'Moore Creagh. V.C., K.C.B. Commanding|
|11th (Derajat) Infantry Brigade. Col C.A. Anderson, C.B., Commanding|
|55th Coke's Rifles||724||Dark Green||Scarlet|
|78th Moplah Rifles||611||Dark Green||Scarlet|
|12 (Garwhal) Infantry Brigade. Maj-Gen A.C.F. Browne, C.B., D.S.O., Commanding|
|2nd Batt King's Royal Rifles||860||Green||Scarlet|
|1st Batt Royal Irish Rifles||675||Green||Dark Green|
|1st Batt 2nd Prince of Wales Own Gurka Rifles||729||Green||Dark Green|
|2nd Batt 2nd Prince of Wales Own Gurka Rifles||714||Green||Dark Green|
|10th (Sirkind) Infantry Brigade Maj-Gen R.A.P. Clements, C.B., D.S.O. Commanding|
|1st Batt Royal Sussex Regt||527||Scarlet||Blue|
|1st Batt Gloucester Regt||805||Scarlet||Blue|
|2nd Batt North Staffordshire Regt||822||Scarlet||Blue|
|1st Batt Wiltshire Regiment||769||Scarlet||Blue|
|32nd Sikh Pioneers||645||Scarlet||Dark Blue|
2nd MARCH PAST
Royal Horse Artillery and Cavalry in line at the gallop in the following order:-
Royal Horse Artillery T, J, I and F Batteries
- Divisional Cavalry Regiments. 12th Cavalry, 25th Cavalry, 1st Skinner's Horse, 19th Lancers.
- 4th Cavalry Brigade
- 3rd Cavalry Brigade
- 2nd Cavalry Brigade
- 1st Cavalry Brigade
Infantry Divisions in Mass in the following order:-
- 2nd Division
- 1st Division
- 4th Division
- 3rd Division
The Royal Horse Artillery and Cavalry will then advance in line at the gallop.
His Excellency the Commander-in-Chief will order a Royal Salute.
GOD SAVE THE KING
SUMMARY SHOWING TOTAL STRENGTH OF TROOPS ON PARADE
|Officers & Men||Horses||Guns||Machine||Guns||Camels||Mules||Ponies|
|SAPPERS AND MINERS||1,151||174|