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4th Punjab Infantry Regiment

The 4th Punjab Infantry Regiment was an infantry regiment of the British Indian Army formed on 18 April 1849 by Captain GG Denniss at Lahore as part of the Transfrontier Brigade, which became the Punjab Irregular Force (PIF) in 1851. [1]

73 relations: Afridi, Anglo-Iraqi War, Bannu, Battle of Chawinda, Battle of Deir ez-Zor, Battle of Gazala, Battle of La Bassée, Battle of Messines (1914), Battle of Neuve Chapelle, Belgium, Boxer Rebellion, British Indian Army, Capture of Lucknow, Charles James Napier, Delhi, Dewan Mulraj, Dogra, East African Campaign (World War I), France, Frontier Force Regiment, Guru Granth Sahib, Henry Montgomery Lawrence, Henry William Pitcher, India, Indian Rebellion of 1857, Indus River, James Abbott (Indian Army officer), James Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie, John Lawrence, 1st Baron Lawrence, John Nicholson (East India Company officer), Kalabagh, Khaki, Khalsa, Kohat, Lahore, Mangal Pandey, Military history of the North-West Frontier, Multan, North African Campaign, Pakistan, Pakistan Army, Pakistan Movement, Pashtuns, Pathan Regiment, Presidencies and provinces of British India, Punjab Irregular Force, Second Anglo-Afghan War, Second Anglo-Sikh War, Second Battle of Ypres, Shakar Dara, ..., Sher Singh Attariwalla, Siege of Delhi, Siege of Lucknow, Sikandar Bagh, Sikh, Sikh Empire, Syria–Lebanon Campaign, Third Anglo-Afghan War, Vichy France, Victoria Cross, Waziristan, Western Front (World War I), Winter operations 1914–15, World War I, World War II, 101st Regiment of Foot (Royal Bengal Fusiliers), 12th Frontier Force Regiment, 13th Frontier Force Rifles, 55th Coke's Rifles (Frontier Force), 56th Punjabi Rifles (Frontier Force), 58th Vaughan's Rifles (Frontier Force), 59th Scinde Rifles (Frontier Force), 93rd (Sutherland Highlanders) Regiment of Foot. Expand index (23 more) »

Afridi

The Afridi (اپريدی Apriday, plur. اپريدي Afridi; آفریدی) is a Karlani Pashtun tribe present in Pakistan, with substantial numbers in Afghanistan.

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Anglo-Iraqi War

The Anglo–Iraqi War was the British campaign against the rebel government of Rashid Ali in the Kingdom of Iraq during the Second World War.

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Bannu

Bannu (بنوں; بنو; local Pashto dialect: Bana or Banigul, Avestan Varəna), is the principal city of the Bannu District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.

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Battle of Chawinda

The Battle of Chawinda was a part of the Sialkot Campaign in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965.

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Battle of Deir ez-Zor

The Battle of Deir ez-Zor was part of the Allied invasion of Syria during the Syria-Lebanon campaign in World War II.

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Battle of Gazala

The Battle of Gazala (near modern town of Ayn al Ghazālah) was fought during the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War, around the port of Tobruk in Libya from 26 May to 21 June 1942.

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Battle of La Bassée

The Battle of La Bassée was fought by German and Franco-British forces in northern France in October 1914, during reciprocal attempts by the contending armies to envelop the northern flank of their opponent, which has been called the Race to the Sea.

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Battle of Messines (1914)

The Battle of Messines was fought in October 1914 between the German Empire and the British Empire, as part of the Race to the Sea, between the river Douve and the Comines–Ypres canal.

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Battle of Neuve Chapelle

The Battle of Neuve Chapelle (10–13 March 1915) took place in the First World War.

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Belgium

Belgium (België; Belgique; Belgien), officially the Kingdom of Belgium, is a sovereign state in Western Europe.

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Boxer Rebellion

The Boxer Rebellion, Boxer Uprising or Yihetuan Movement was an anti-imperialist uprising which took place in China towards the end of the Qing dynasty between 1899 and 1901.

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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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Capture of Lucknow

The Capture of Lucknow (Hindi: लखनऊ का क़ब्ज़ा, لکھنؤ کا قبضہ) was a battle of Indian rebellion of 1857.

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Charles James Napier

General Sir Charles James Napier, GCB (10 August 178229 August 1853), was a general of the British Empire and the British Army's Commander-in-Chief in India, notable for conquering Sindh in what is now Pakistan.

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Delhi

Delhi (Dilli), officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi, is the Capital territory of India.

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Dewan Mulraj

Diwan Mulraj was the leader of the Sikh rebellion against the British from Multan.

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Dogra

The Dogras (Dogri: डोगरा / ڈوگرا) are an Indo-Aryan ethno-linguistic group in India and Pakistan.

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East African Campaign (World War I)

The East African Campaign was a series of battles and guerrilla actions, which started in German East Africa and spread to portions of Mozambique, Northern Rhodesia, British East Africa, Uganda and the Belgian Congo.

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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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Frontier Force Regiment

The Frontier Force Regiment is one of six infantry regiments of the Pakistan Army.

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Guru Granth Sahib

Sri Guru Granth Sahib (Punjabi (Gurmukhi): ਗੁਰੂ ਗ੍ਰੰਥ ਸਾਹਿਬ) is the central religious text of Sikhism, considered by Sikhs to be the final, sovereign guru among the lineage of 10 Sikh Gurus of the religion.

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Henry Montgomery Lawrence

Sir Henry Montgomery Lawrence KCB (28 June 1806 – 4 July 1857) was a British soldier and statesman in India, who died defending Lucknow during the Indian Mutiny.

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Henry William Pitcher

Henry William Pitcher VC (20 December 1841 – 5 July 1875) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross.

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India

India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.

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Indian Rebellion of 1857

The Indian Rebellion of 1857 refers to a rebellion in India against the rule of the East India Company, that ran from May 1857 to June 1858.

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Indus River

The Indus River, also called the Sindhū River (سنڌو دريا), or Abāsīn (اباسين) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, is one of the longest rivers in Asia.

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James Abbott (Indian Army officer)

General Sir James Abbott, KCB (12 March 1807 – 6 October 1896), was a British army officer and administrator in colonial India.The Pakistani city of Abbottabad was founded and named by him.

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James Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie

James Andrew Broun-Ramsay, 1st Marquess of Dalhousie KT, PC (22 April 1812 – 19 December 1860), styled Lord Ramsay until 1838 and known as The Earl of Dalhousie between 1838 and 1849, was a Scottish statesman, and a colonial administrator in British India.

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John Lawrence, 1st Baron Lawrence

John Laird Mair Lawrence, 1st Baron Lawrence, GCB, GCSI, PC (4 March 1811 – 27 June 1879), known as Sir John Lawrence, Bt., between 1858 and 1869, was an Englishman who became a prominent British Imperial statesman who served as Viceroy of India from 1864 to 1869.

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John Nicholson (East India Company officer)

Brigadier-General John Nicholson (11 December 1822 – 23 September 1857) was a Victorian era military officer known for his role in British India.

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Kalabagh

Kalabagh (Punjabi,کالا باغ), a town and union council of Mianwali District in the Punjab province of Pakistan.

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Khaki

Khaki (Canada and) is a color, a light shade of yellow-brown.

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Khalsa

The Khalsa (ਖ਼ਾਲਸਾ) is the collective body of all initiated Sikhs represented by the five beloved-ones and can be called the Guru Panth, the embodiment of the Guru and the final temporal Guru/leader of the Sikhs.

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Kohat

Kohat (کوهاټ), (کوہاٹ), is a city in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan.

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Lahore

Lahore (ALA-LC:; لہور, لاہور ALA-LC) is the capital city of the Pakistani province of Punjab, the second largest metropolitan area in the country and 16th most populous city in the world.

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Mangal Pandey

Mangal Pandey was an Indian soldier who played a key part in events immediately preceding the outbreak of the Indian rebellion of 1857.

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Military history of the North-West Frontier

The North-West Frontier (present-day Khyber Pakhtunkhwa) region of the British Raj was the most difficult area to conquer in South Asia, strategically and militarily.

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Multan

Multan (مُلتان), is a city in Punjab, Pakistan.

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North African Campaign

During the Second World War, the North African Campaign took place in North Africa from 10 June 1940 to 13 May 1943.

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Pakistan

Pakistan (or; پاكستان ALA-LC), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اسلامی جمہوریۂ پاكستان ALA-LC), is a sovereign country in South Asia.

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Pakistan Army

The Pakistan Army (پاک فوج Pak Fauj (IPA: pɑk fɒ~ɔd͡ʒ); Reporting name: PA) is the land-based service branch of the Pakistan Armed Forces.

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Pakistan Movement

The Pakistan Movement or Tehrik-e-Pakistan (تحریک پاکستان —) was a historic and subsequently successful political movement that aimed for the independence of Pakistan from the British Empire, to form the new independent nation state by the union of the four provinces located in the far northwest of the Indian subcontinent, the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir, as well as the far eastern region of Bengal.

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Pashtuns

The Pashtuns (پښتانه Pax̌tānə; sing. masculine: پښتون Pax̌tūn, feminine: پښتنه Pax̌tana; also Pakhtuns), historically known by the exonyms Afghans (افغان, Afğān) and Pathans (tr. from Hindustani, Paṭhān), are an ethnic group with populations in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

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Pathan Regiment

The Pathan Regiment was an infantry regiment of Pakistan Army now merged into Frontier Force Regiment.

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Presidencies and provinces of British India

Provinces of India, earlier Presidencies of British India and still earlier, Presidency towns were the administrative divisions of British governance in the subcontinent.

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Punjab Irregular Force

The Punjab Irregular Force (PIF) was created in 1851, to protect the NW frontier of British India.

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Second Anglo-Afghan War

The Second Anglo–Afghan War (Pashto: د افغان-انګرېز دويمه جګړه) was fought between the United Kingdom and the Emirate of Afghanistan from 1878 to 1880, when the latter was ruled by Sher Ali Khan of the Barakzai dynasty, the son of former Emir Dost Mohammad Khan.

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Second Anglo-Sikh War

The Second Anglo-Sikh War took place in 1848 and 1849, between the Sikh Empire and the British East India Company.

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Second Battle of Ypres

During World War I, the Second Battle of Ypres was fought from for control of the strategic Flemish town of Ypres in western Belgium after the First Battle of Ypres the previous autumn.

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Shakar Dara

Shakar Dara is a village and the center of Shakardara District, Kabul Province, Afghanistan.

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Sher Singh Attariwalla

General Sher Singh was a royal military commander and a member of the Sikh nobility during the period of the Sikh Empire in the mid-19th century in Punjab.

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Siege of Delhi

The Siege of Delhi was one of the decisive conflicts of the Indian rebellion of 1857.

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Siege of Lucknow

The Siege of Lucknow (Hindi: लखनऊ की घेराबंदी; لکھنؤ کا محاصرہ) was the prolonged defence of the Residency within the city of Lucknow during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.

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Sikandar Bagh

Sikandar Bagh (सिकन्दर बाग़, سِکندر باغ), formerly known by the British as Sikunder/Sikandra/Secundra Bagh, is a villa and garden enclosed by a fortified wall, with loopholes, gateway and corner bastions, approx.

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Sikh

A Sikh (ਸਿੱਖ) is a follower of Sikhism, a monotheistic dharma which originated during the 15th century in the Punjab region of South Asia.

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Sikh Empire

The Sikh Empire was a major power in the Indian subcontinent, that arose under the leadership of Maharaja Ranjit Singh who established a secular empire basing it around the Punjab.

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Syria–Lebanon Campaign

The Syria–Lebanon campaign, also known as Operation Exporter, was the Allied invasion of Vichy French-controlled Syria and Lebanon in June–July 1941, during World War II.

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Third Anglo-Afghan War

The Third Anglo-Afghan War (Pashto: د افغان-انګرېز درېمه جګړه), also referred to as the Third Afghan War, began on 6 May 1919 and ended with an armistice on 8 August 1919, and ended in an Afghan victory accodring to some authors.

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Vichy France

Vichy France is the Allies' description of the government of the French State (État français), following its relocation to the spa town of Vichy, headed by Marshal Philippe Pétain from 1940 to 1944 during World War II.

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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

Waziristan (وزیرستان, "land of the Wazir") is a mountainous region covering the North Waziristan and South Waziristan agencies, FR Bannu, and the western part of Tank in northwestern Pakistan, and the Janikhel, Gurbuz and Barmal districts of eastern Afghanistan.

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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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Winter operations 1914–15

Winter operations 1914–15 is a name given to military operations during the First World War from 1915, on the part of the Western Front held by the British Expeditionary Force (BEF), in French and Belgian Flanders.

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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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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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101st Regiment of Foot (Royal Bengal Fusiliers)

The 101st Regiment of Foot (Royal Bengal Fusiliers) was a regiment of the British Army from 1862 to 1881.

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12th Frontier Force Regiment

The 12th Frontier Force Regiment was part of the British Indian Army.

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13th Frontier Force Rifles

The 13th Frontier Force Rifles was part of the British Indian Army, and after 1947, Pakistan Army.

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55th Coke's Rifles (Frontier Force)

The 55th Coke's Rifles (Frontier Force) was a regiment of the British Indian Army.

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56th Punjabi Rifles (Frontier Force)

The 56th Punjabi Rifles (Frontier Force) was an infantry regiment of the British Indian Army.

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58th Vaughan's Rifles (Frontier Force)

The 58th Vaughan's Rifles (Frontier Force) was an infantry regiment of the British Indian Army.

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59th Scinde Rifles (Frontier Force)

The 59 Scinde Rifles (Frontier Force) was an infantry regiment of the British Indian Army.The regiment is one of the most reputed outfits of British Indian Army.

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93rd (Sutherland Highlanders) Regiment of Foot

The 93rd (Sutherland Highlanders) Regiment of Foot was a Line Infantry Regiment of the British Army.

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4th Punjab Infantry, 4th Punjab Infantry, Punjab Frontier Force, 4th Punjab Infantry, Punjab Irregular Force, 4th Regiment of Infantry, Punjab Frontier Force, 57th Wilde's Rifles, 57th Wilde's Rifles (Frontier Force), 9 FF.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/4th_Punjab_Infantry_Regiment

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