A detachment of the 4th Gurkha (Rifle) Regiment, 1891 (c)

A detachment of the 4th Gurkha (Rifle) Regiment, 1891 (c)
3 1 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 23cm

A detachment of the 4th Gurkha (Rifle) Regiment, 1891 (c).

Photograph, 1891 (c).

In 1857 it was decided to augment the existing Gurkha regiments by raising another for service during the Indian Mutiny (1857-59). Initially, this was known as the Extra Goorkha Regiment, before being numbered as the 19th Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry. In 1861 it was ranked as the 4th Goorkha Regiment and finally the 4th Gurkha (Rifle) Regiment in 1891.

Image Details

Negative No.
 
109372
Accession No.
 
NAM. 1993-06-66

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