This Day in History: 1938-01-11

The Regimental Newsletter reported: ‘To help us [the 1st Battalion] through the winter months we are gradually assembling a mixed pack of hounds to hunt jackal and hare in the Zhob Vale, the nucleus being 1½ couple of greyhounds, with some young entry coming on. The season opened with a series of paper chases in which the Regimental and Battery mules took part. Preston took the part of hare and hounds consisted of 3 British Officers mounted on ponies. Cobb was Field Master with the job of keeping about 25 mules under control. The country extends to the north to the Waziristan Border, to the south the sea, and to the east and west British India and Afghanistan respectively.’