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Sergeant R. Robson

A photograph of the Sergeants' Mess of the 2nd Battalion The Durham Light Infantry at Poona, India, taken 23 April 1896.

Poona, 1896 (D/DLI 2/2/167)
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Sergeant Robson is sitting on the extreme right of the picture, with a moustache and cap. Sergeant Whan, whom Jimmy refers to in a letter to Robson's daughter, Stella, in 1908, is seated in the second row, above the '23' of 23/04/ 96.