2nd Battalion at Peshawar 1897

The battalion parade before Fort Jamrud, Peshawar prior to marching to the Tirah. The officers form a line in front of their men. They carry swords and have pistols in holsters on their belts. The men have Slade-Wallace equipment which is all of white leather stained with tea to make it less visible. The commanding officer was Colonel Edward Cecil Dowse who stands in front of the regiment.

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