Five Troopers of the Life Guards who served in Egypt, 1882. From left to right: J Usher, W S Perry, E Bailey, W Richardson and H Lafferty. All wear stable dress consisting of jackets, foraging caps, and trousers.
Four of the troopers wear good conduct stripes on their left forearm- Three with one chevron, indicating two years good conduct, the rightmost soldier wears three, indicating an impressive record of twelve years service. The two lefthand troopers wear Swordsmanship badges, consisting of two crossed sabres, above their service stripes. All wear the 1882 Egyptian Campaign ribbon on their left breast.