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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