This Day in History: 1898-04-08

Lieutenant Colonel Edward Sweet recalled that on this day Captain Norie shot 4 partridges from an elephant despite having lost his left arm six months previously in the Tirah Expedition.

Norie as a Brigadier General.   He commanded the 2nd Battalion in France in 1914 and later in the First World War commanded brigades in France, Mesopotamia and India before retiring as a Major General.