Reference numberHINCH 9/291
TitleLetter; T.A. Willis, Normandy Park, Guildford, to 7th Earl of Sandwich.
DescriptionReports that the last blow has been struck at the Regimental system of the British Army. The Commanding officers of the 2 Regiments of his Brigade which are about to embark for Egypt have been ordered not to take with them their Regimental Colours. Gives an example of the unprepared state to which the Army has sunk under the present Government.
Date23rd July [1882]
CreatorNameMontagu family, Earls of Sandwich of Hinchingbrooke
RepositoryHuntingdonshire Archives

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