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  • Is that the insignia of a Havildar (first class) in the 1st Gurkha Sewage Service? on August 14, 2008 at 11: 05 am | Reply InnercityPC


  • The managing man is one Mohammed Mahmud9, generally called El Hammal or the porter: he is a Havildar or sergeant in the

    First footsteps in East Africa

  • Manu Bappoo was dead and the Havildar had returned from the palace with the welcome news of Beny Singh's murder, which meant that Gawilghur had a new commander.

    Sharpe's Fortress

  • "He preferred they should die than be dishonoured, " the Havildar translated.

    Sharpe's Fortress

  • Havildar, feinted with the bayonet, parried the tulwar's counter-lunge, then stabbed the enemy in the belly.

    Sharpe's Fortress

  • The piquets blazed back until a Havildar shouted at them to hold their fire.

    Sharpe's Fortress

  • The Havildar commanding the Cobra company had been appalled to see the redcoats charging.

    Sharpe's Fortress

  • "Bad luck, them birds, " Hakeswill told the Havildar as the bird fled in a flurry of bright severed feathers.

    Sharpe's Fortress

  • "I shall have an harem, " he said aloud, earning a worried look from his Havildar.

    Sharpe's Fortress

  • Hakeswill, alarmed, backed away, then remembered he was to be a rajah and could not show timidity in front of the Havildar and his men, so he stepped forward again and thrust the sword forward in a clumsy lunge.

    Sharpe's Fortress


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