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39th Garhwal Rifles

The 39th Garhwal Rifles was an infantry regiment of the British Indian Army. [1]

25 relations: Bengal Army, British Indian Army, British Raj, Darwan Singh Negi, Festubert, France, Gabar Singh Negi, George V, Lieutenant, Mahsud, Mesopotamian campaign, Naik (military rank), Neuve-Chapelle, Rifleman, The London Gazette, Traverse (trench warfare), Victoria Cross, Waziristan campaign (1919–20), Western Front (World War I), William David Kenny, World War I, 18th Royal Garhwal Rifles, 3 Gorkha Rifles, 49th Garhwal Rifles, 7th (Meerut) Division.

Bengal Army

The Bengal Army was the army of the Bengal Presidency, one of the three presidencies of British India within the British Empire.

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British Indian Army

The Indian Army was the principal army of India before independence from the United Kingdom in 1947.

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British Raj

The British Raj (rāj, meaning "rule" in Hindi) was the rule of Great Britain in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947.

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Darwan Singh Negi

Darwan Singh Negi VC (November 188124 June 1950) was among the earliest Indian recipients of the Victoria Cross (VC), the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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Festubert

Festubert is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories.

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Gabar Singh Negi

Gabbar Singh Negi VC (21 April 189510 March 1915) was a soldier in the British Indian Army during World War I and a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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George V

George V (George Frederick Ernest Albert; 3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936.

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Lieutenant

A lieutenant (abbreviated Lt., LT, LTA, Lieut. and LEUT.) is a junior commissioned officer in many nations' armed forces, fire service, or law enforcement.

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Mahsud

The Maseed, Masūd or Mehsūd or Mahsoud (مسید، مهسود، مسود، محسود، مسعود), also spelled Masīd (مسید), is a Karlani Pashtun tribe inhabiting parts of the South Waziristan Agency in Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan.

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Mesopotamian campaign

The Mesopotamian campaign was a campaign in the Middle Eastern theatre of World War I fought between the Allies represented by the British Empire, mostly troops from the Indian Empire and Australia, and the Central Powers, mostly of the Ottoman Empire.

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Naik (military rank)

Naik (Nk; sometimes historically spelled nayak) is the Indian Army and Pakistan Army rank equivalent to corporal.

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Neuve-Chapelle

Neuve-Chapelle is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region of France.

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Rifleman

A rifleman (abbr. Rfn) is a soldier in a light infantry unit.

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The London Gazette

The London Gazette is one of the official journals of record of the British government, and the most important among such official journals in the United Kingdom, in which certain statutory notices are required to be published.

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Traverse (trench warfare)

A traverse in trench warfare is an adaptation to reduce casualties to defenders occupying a trench.

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Victoria Cross

The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest military decoration awarded for valour "in the face of the enemy" to members of the armed forces of various Commonwealth countries, and previous British Empire territories.

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Waziristan campaign (1919–20)

The Waziristan campaign 1919–20 was a military campaign conducted in Waziristan by British and Indian forces against the fiercely independent tribesmen that inhabited this region.

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Western Front (World War I)

Following the outbreak of World War I in 1914, the German Army opened the Western Front by first invading Luxembourg and Belgium, then gaining military control of important industrial regions in France.

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William David Kenny

William David Kenny VC born Saintfield, County Down on 1 February 1899 was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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18th Royal Garhwal Rifles

The 18th Royal Garhwal Rifles was an infantry regiment of the British Indian Army.

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3 Gorkha Rifles

The 3 Gorkha Rifles is an Indian Army infantry regiment comprising Gurkha soldiers of Nepalese origin.

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49th Garhwal Rifles

This was formed in 1901 as a regiment of the Bengal light Infantry and re designated as 2nd battalion of 39th Garhwal Rifles.

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7th (Meerut) Division

The 7th (Meerut) Division was an infantry division of the British Indian Army that saw active service during World War I.

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Redirects here:

39th (Garhwal Rifles) Bengal Infantry, 39th (Garhwali) Bengal Infantry, 3rd (Kamaon) Gurkha Regiment.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/39th_Garhwal_Rifles

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