Major Hugh Edmund Elsden Everard of 1st Battalion Worcesters (c. 1880)
photo courtesy of Worcestershire Regiment Museum
Commissioned as a Lieutenant in the West Norfolk Militia on 29th June 1872. Transferred to the 12th Regiment on the 2nd December 1874. Joined the 29th (Worcestershire) Regiment on the 27th February 1875. Resigned on the 23rd August 1881. Appointed a Captain in the 3rd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment on the 17th May 1882. He was awarded a first class certificate at the School of Musketry, Hythe in 1876.