8th hussars- Capt. Edward Seager rode in the Charge of the light brigade in October 1854. He survived the bloody charge. Seager was one of the very few cavalry colonels to have risen from the ranks. He enlisted in 1830 and became adjutant in 1841 at the age of 28. He reached the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in April 1859 and commanded the 8th Hussars, most notably in India, until 1865. He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-General and died in March 1883.