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Brigadier Arthur Edward Cumming VC OBE MC (18 June 1896 – 10 April 1971) was a Scottish 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.
The Battle of Hilli or the Battle of Bogra was a major battle fought in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 and Bangladesh Liberation War.
The Battle of Kandahar, 1 September 1880, was the last major conflict of the Second Anglo-Afghan War.
The Battle of Sharqat (October 23—30, 1918) was between the British and the Ottoman Empire in the Mesopotamian Campaign in World War I, which became the final conflict that ended as a result of the signing of an armistice.
The Battle of Singapore, also known as the Fall of Singapore, was fought in the South-East Asian theatre of the Second World War when the Empire of Japan invaded the British stronghold of Singapore.
The Indian Army was the principal army of India before independence from the United Kingdom in 1947.
The British Raj (rāj, meaning "rule" in Hindi) was the rule of Great Britain in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947.
British Somaliland (Dhulka Soomaalida ee Biritishka, الصومال البريطاني Al-Sumal Al-Britaniy) was a British protectorate in present-day Somaliland.
The Corps of Guides was a regiment of the British Indian Army which served in the North West Frontier and had a unique composition of being part infantry and part cavalry.
The Dervish state (Dawlada Daraawiish, دولة الدراويش Dawlāt ad-Darāwīsh) was an early 20th-century Somali Sunni Islamic state that was established by Muhammad Abdullah Hassan, a religious leader who gathered Somali soldiers from across the Horn of Africa and united them into a loyal army known as the Dervishes.
The Dogras (Dogri: डोगरा / ڈوگرا) are an Indo-Aryan ethno-linguistic group in India and Pakistan.
East Pakistan (পূর্ব পাকিস্তান; مشرقی پاکستان), present-day Bangladesh, was a provincial state of Pakistan that existed in the Bengal region of the northeast of South Asia from 1955 until 1971, following the One Unit programme that laid the existence of East Pakistan.
The Frontier Force Regiment is one of six infantry regiments of the Pakistan Army.
The Guides Infantry, or 2nd Battalion (Guides) The Frontier Force Regiment, is an infantry battalion of the Pakistan Army.
The Gurkhas (Nepali: गोर्खा), also spelled as Gorkhas, are soldiers from Nepal.
Field Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener (24 June 1850 – 5 June 1916) was a senior British Army officer and colonial administrator who won fame for his imperial campaigns and later played a central role in the early part of World War I, although he died halfway through it.
India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.
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.
The Iraqi revolt against the British, also known as the 1920 Iraqi Revolt or Great Iraqi Revolution, started in Baghdad in the summer of 1920 with mass demonstrations by Iraqis, including protests by embittered officers from the old Ottoman army, against the British occupation of Iraq.
Kangra is a city and a municipal council in Kangra district in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
Kurdistan (Kurdish:; "Land of the Kurds"; also formerly spelled Curdistan; ancient name: CordueneA.D. Lee, The Role of Hostages in Roman Diplomacy with Sasanian Persia, Historia: Zeitschrift für Alte Geschichte, Vol. 40, No. 3 (1991), pp. 366–374 (see p.371)) (Arabic:أرض الأكراد Ard al-Akrad), or Greater Kurdistan, is a roughly defined geo-cultural region wherein the Kurdish people form a prominent majority population, and Kurdish culture, language, and national identity have historically been based.
The Malayan Campaign was fought by Allied and Axis forces in Malaya, from 8 December 1941 – 31 January 1942 during the Second World War.
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.
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.
Sayyīd Muhammad `Abd Allāh al-Hasan (Sayid Maxamed Cabdille Xasan, محمّد عبد اللّه حسن) (April 7, 1856 – December 21, 1920) was a Somali religious and patriotic leader.
Major Muhammad Akram (Urdu: محمد اکرم; c. 1938–1971), was a Pakistan Army officer who was posthumously awarded Pakistan military's highest decoration, the Nishan-e-Haider, for his actions during the 1971 Indo-Pak War.
Nishan-e-Haider (نشان حیدر) (abbreviated as "NH") is Pakistan's highest military gallantry award.
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.
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.
The Pathan Regiment was an infantry regiment of Pakistan Army now merged into Frontier Force Regiment.
The Punjab Irregular Force (PIF) was created in 1851, to protect the NW frontier of British India.
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.
The Second Anglo-Sikh War took place in 1848 and 1849, between the Sikh Empire and the British East India Company.
Sialkot (Punjabi, سيالكوٹ) is the capital city of Sialkot District, located in the northeast of the Punjab, Pakistan.
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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Somaliland (Somaliland, صوماليلاند or أرض الصومال) is a self-declared state internationally recognized as an autonomous region of Somalia.
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.
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.
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.
The 12th Frontier Force Regiment was part of the British Indian Army.
The 18th Indian Division was an infantry division of the British Indian Army that saw active service in the First World War.
The 51st Sikhs (Frontier Force) was an infantry regiment of the British Indian Army.
The 53rd Sikhs (Frontier Force) were an infantry regiment of the British Indian Army.
The 54th Sikhs (Frontier Force) were an infantry regiment of the British Indian Army.
2nd (or Hill) Sikh Infantry, 2nd (or Hill) Sikh Infantry, Punjab Frontier Force, 2nd (or Hill) Sikh Infantry, Punjab Irregular Force, 2nd (or Hill) Sikh Local Infantry, 2nd Regiment of the Frontier Force, 2nd Sikh Infantry, 2nd Sikh Local Infantry, 4 FF, 52nd Sikhs.