Sunday, April 29, 2007
Force Moves Into The Nacukul Plain
The 7,000 man combined relief force marched
out of Port Victoria divided into three columns.
Sir Arthur in command of the entire force will
be with the main and largest column in the
center and heading directly to Nacukul Station.
The left column made up of Highlander and
Indian regiments, under the command of Sir
Harold Smyth will take the high ground to the
west. The right (Flying) column of light infantry,
cavalry, the Guards Camel Corps,and several
batteries of horse artillery.The Flying column
is under the command of the famous and
redoubtable cavalryman Colonel Sir Martian