A dashing and handsome Maharaja Bhupinder Singh inspects a Gaurd of Honor during World War I. Patiala State was the largest princely kindom in the British India empire and had a semi-independent status by treaty. Patiala stretched a huge expanse of land from Tibet to a point near the Pak border.
The picture below shows Maharaja Bhupinder Singh inspecting the trench lines in Belgium during World War I.
Patiala State sent a large contingent of troops to Europe during the first great war.
The photograph above shows Maharajah Bhupinder Singh with Belgian Generals during Word War I. The photograph was taken during at a Belgian war front.
The above picture is from the collection of Field Marshall Haig.