From the Charge of the Light Brigade to Perth Museum, Western Australia

A chance inquiry about an old cavalry sabre leads Museum historians on a detective trail to piece together the story of its owner and uncover a Western Australian’s chilling first hand account of the Crimean War’s Charge of the Light Brigade.  

Sabre & Sheath

Sabre and Sheath

Sabre Hilt

Sabre Hilt


Click here to read the story of ‘charger’ Henry Dyson Naylor, by kind permission of Stephen Anstey, Curator Perth Museum

Naylor’s sabre is now in the possession of the Perth Museum