Dorset & Border Regiments at Euston Station, London 1911


An unusual 8½ x 6½ ins photograph pasted to a page from an old album that belonged to Lieut Stanley Percy Ashby Rolls who was Adjutant of the Dorsetshire Regiment in 1912 and had served with it in India 1905/6. It shows members of the Dorsetshire Regt and the Border Regt in August 1911 at Euston Station in London during a railway strike. Although they are all wearing service dress slome of the Border Regt are wearing the home pattern spiked helmet. The reverse has some picture of crowds at the launching of the King George V  in October 1911. jun8/7

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