[Original caption] Want to Fight for England. Members of the Indian native regiments are clamoring to fight for England. Our photo shows the Indian native cavalry. [end]
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Indian cavalry served in France during World War I, even though the use of horses during battle was soon shown to be of limited use during trench warfare. Sir Pratab Singh commanded the forces during the first year at the age of 70.