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The Most Exalted Order of the Star of India is an order of chivalry founded by Queen Victoria in 1861.


The British Army in Malaya, 1941. Men of the 2/9th Gurkha Rifles being instructed in the use of camouflage in the Malayan jungle, October 1941.


Order of the Indian Empire, G.C.I.E. insignia, sash badge and breast star, by Garrard & Co. Ltd., in case of issue.


Battle Cassino January-May 1944 (NA 12032) Second Phase 15 February - 10 May 1944: Attempts by New Zealand and Indian troops in the aftermath of the first air raids failed and the battle was broken off on 18 February 1944. Indian stretcher bearers bringing a casualty down a mountain track on the following day.


Howard Terpning : Sioux Flag Carrier. Absolutely beautiful. The patched pattern of the horse and the tension in the body of the warrior.


Leopard-skin flounce, 15th (King's) Hussars, 1904 (c) | Online Collection | National Army Museum, London