Brintish; Line Infantry, Grenadier Cos 1751. Top row Lto R Corporal 6th Foot, Grenadier 4th Foot, Officer 3rd Foot, Sergeant 4th Foot & Grenadier 9th Foot. Bottom Row; Grenadier 18th Foot & Grenadier 5th Foot. Fron The Thin Red Line by DSV & BK Fosten
In 1896, the military transferred Churchill to what was then Bombay, British India. While in India, Winston became a championship caliber polo player and captain of the regimental team. Unlike his fellow officers, however, Winston took advantage of his spare time to embark on a rigorous program of self-education.