United Kingdom
Royal Horse Artillery

Cabinet Card Atelier Orr & Barton in Bangalore
Assistant Surgeon in the RHA

This Officer is sporting the typical pouch belt of Surgeons. Medical and Veterinary officers generally wore the pouch belts of the regiment they were attached to, but all Surgeons had a specific pouch belt, containing medical instruments.

He is also wearing black cap lines, and his busby is adorned with a black plume - regular RHA officers wore gold cap lines and a white plume.

This officer displays the badges of rank (crown and star on the collar) and cuff braiding characteristic of a Captain. Assistant Surgeons first ranked as Lieutenant, but would rank as Captain after 6 years service.