3rd Sikh Infantry


Officers in Winter Dress, 1878


The cold Punjabi winters required the wearing of fur lined jackets and 'poshteens'. Some of the turbans give the Indian officers a rather forbidding appearance.


Uniforms | Regimental History




Share


Armed Forces | Art and Culture | Articles | Biographies | Colonies | Discussion | Glossary | Home | Library | Links | Map Room | Sources and Media | Science and Technology | Search | Student Zone | Timelines | TV & Film | Wargames |



by Stephen Luscombe