11th Bengal Lancers


Sowar 1886


Circa 1886. Note the leather equipment with carbine slung on the cross-brace on his back and the stirrup-hilted sword in a frog at his left side. The 9ft bamboo India pattern lance has a ball finial and a hollow ground triangular section head. National Army Museum


11th Bengal Lancers' Uniforms




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by Stephen Luscombe