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Uniforms
Post Mutiny
Pouchbelts
Post Mutiny
Principal Campaigns and Battles
Mysore
Seringapatam
Bourbon
Beni Boo Ali
Mooltan
Persia
Reshire
Bushire
Kooshab
Central India
1878 - 80 Afghanistan
1880 Kandahar
1898 East Africa
Predecessor Units
5th Battalion, Bombay Sepoys
(1775 - 1778)
9th Battalion, Bombay Sepoys
(1778 - 1796)
2nd Battalion, 2nd Regiment of Bombay Native Infantry
(1796 - 1824)
4th Regiment of Bombay Native Infantry
(1824 - 1885)
4th Regiment of Bombay Infantry (or Rifle Corps)
(1885 - 1889)
4th Regiment (1st Battalion Rifle Corps) Bombay Infantry
(1889 - 1901)
4th Bombay Rifles
(1901 - 1903)
Successor Units
1st/6th Rajputana Rifles
(1922 - 1947)
3rd Bn, Brigade of Guards
(1949)
3rd Bn, Brigade of the Guards (1 RAJ RIF)
Post-Independence Fate
To India
Suggested Reading
History of 1st Battalion 6th Rajputana Rifles (Wellesley's)
by Lt-Col F H James

A Matter of Honour
by Philip Mason

India's Army
by Donovan Jackson

Regiments and Corps of the British Army: A Critical Bibliography
by Roger Perkins

Sons of John Company
by John Gaylor

Armies of India
Painted by Lovett, Text by Macmunn

The Indian Army
by Boris Mollo

Forces of the British Empire
by E. Nevins and B. Chandler

Indian Army Uniforms - Infantry
by W. Y. Carman

Sergeant Pearman's Memoirs
by Anglesey, the Marquess of

Soldier Sahibs
by Charles Allen

The Bengal Native Infantry
by Dr Amiya Barat,

An Account of the War in India Between the English and French on the Coast of Coromandel, From the Year 1750 to the Year 1761
by Richard Owen Cambridge

Sketch of the Services of the Bengal Native Army
by Lt Cardew

The Indian Army: The Garrison of British Imperial India
by Heathcote

Britain's Army in India from its Origins to the Conquest of Bengal
by James Lawford

The Battle Honours of the British and Indian Armies
by Leslie

Sikh Soldier; Battle Honours and Sikh Soldier; Gallantry Awards by Narindar Singh Dhesi

A Matter of Honour: An Account of the Indian Army, its Officers and Men
by P Mason

A History of Military Transactions of the British Nation in Indostan from the Year 1745
by R Orme

From Sepoy to Subedar
by Sita Ram

Forty-one Years in India
by Earl Roberts

Wellington in India
by Weller

The Bengal Native Infantry
by Captain Williams


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