Singapore Volunteer Rifle Corps, circa 1869-1870


Singapore Volunteer Rifle Corps, circa 1869-1870
A group photograph of members of the Singapore Volunteer Rifle Corps (SVRC) with the Corps' Colour (presented by Mrs. Butterworth in 1857) in the background. Back row: Mr. Tessensohn (extreme left) and Sergeant A. Clarke (extreme right). Front row: Captain E. Reutens (extreme left, standing), Sergeant Charles Burton Buckley (extreme right, standing), H. Johnstone (seated), Cooper (seated), Paglar (seated), T. Scott (seated) and H. Woodside (seated, extreme right). SVRC was formed as a private Corps in 1854 and disbanded on 16 December 1887. Title devised by Library staff.
Taken from book A history of the Singapore Volunteer Corps 1854-1937, being also an historical outline of volunteering in Malaya, page [12b]