Indian Infantry Regiments 1860-1914 by Michael Barthorp

By Michael Barthorp

Less than the British East India Company's rule all of the 3 Presidencies into which India was once divided had its personal military lower than its personal commander-in-chief; but the head of the Bengal military used to be additionally C-in-C of India. while Lord Kitchener was once appointed C-in-C in 1902 he undertook an important reorganisation of the whole military in India. Michael Barthorp examines Indian infantry regiments from 1860-1914, in a textual content complemented through quite a few modern photos, and 8 complete web page color plates via Jeffrey Burn observed via 5 pages of commentaries on uniforms.

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Blue/yellow I. blue yellow Velik·lutsk C A yellow/black yellow black 8/'/'798 ,8/9/'797 Riazsk A A 1/2/1799 15/ 11 /1798 Riazan A A green strawberry Sevastopol C A sky blue/ brown Selenguinsk C A red/black Smolensk C A bronze/green Sofia C B red/green Old Inkermanland C B I. green/ pink Staroskol yellow/red pink 21/1/1799 yellow/violet yellow/violet 21/1/1799 pink white 1/11/1797 C C A Souzdal D 'ro Sievsk C B I. red/turquoise d. red turquoise Viborg C A yellow/red "d yellow I. blue violet Viatska C A I.

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Green/ pink Staroskol yellow/red pink 21/1/1799 yellow/violet yellow/violet 21/1/1799 pink white 1/11/1797 C C A Souzdal D 'ro Sievsk C B I. red/turquoise d. red turquoise Viborg C A yellow/red "d yellow I. blue violet Viatska C A I. blue/violet Dniepr C yellow black/white C C A yellow/black Ekaterinbourg lUrquoise/red turquoise "d Yeletz C E I. green/ strawberry strawberry/ I. green white Kabardinsk C C A violet/pink Kazan D violet/yellow Kexholm A A pink Koslov 28 C A pink/black '5/9/' 798 5/4/'798 27/ 10 /1798 8/3/'798 9/'/' 798 fi/9/'798 violet black 7/"/'797 turquoise sufficient variations to distinguish all regiments.

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