“The subadar Sahib has gone out,” replied the sepoy, leaving the room before any other questions could be asked.
I called him subadar Sahib; just as well to be on the safe side, y'know.
Their own subadar and chieftain on the side of the Gurkhas and of that infidel dog of a bhisti!
Mr. Kennedy was wounded, and a subadar and some men of the Guides killed.
I also cut out a coat for Charlie's Sikh subadar, and was fully occupied all day.
The subadar major stuck to Lieutenant Cassells, and it is to him the lieutenant owes his life.
The subadar in command of this advance guard fell dead, and a non-commissioned officer and a sipahee severely wounded.
I will quote, in concluding this discussion, the opinion of an old Gurkha subadar who had seen much fighting.
I carried over a cup and saucer, teaspoon and wineglass, the subadar's coat, and a book I had borrowed for Charlie.
Pir Baksh, the subadar, waved his sword wildly and led the sepoys in their volleys of deafening applause.