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39th Garhwal Rifles

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

30 relations: Battle of Neuve Chapelle, Bengal Army, British Indian Army, British Raj, Commonwealth of Nations, Darwan Singh Negi, Festubert, France, Gabar Singh Negi, Khudadad Khan, Lieutenant, Mahsud, Mesopotamian campaign, Naik (military rank), Office of Public Sector Information, Rifleman, Sepoy, The London Gazette, Traverse (trench warfare), United Kingdom, Victoria Cross, Waziristan campaign (1919–1920), Western Front (World War I), William David Kenny, World War I, 18th Royal Garhwal Rifles, 20th Indian Brigade, 3 Gorkha Rifles, 49th Garhwal Rifles, 7th (Meerut) Division.

Battle of Neuve Chapelle

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

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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 (IA), often known since 1947 (but rarely during its existence) as the British Indian Army to distinguish it from the current Indian Army, was the principal military of the British Indian Empire before its decommissioning in 1947.

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British Raj

The British Raj (from rāj, literally, "rule" in Hindustani) was the rule by the British Crown in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947.

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Commonwealth of Nations

The Commonwealth of Nations, often known as simply the Commonwealth, is an intergovernmental organisation of 53 member states that are mostly former territories of the British Empire.

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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 Hauts-de-France region of France.

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France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as 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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Khudadad Khan

Khudadad Khan, VC (20 October 1888 – 8 March 1971) was the first South Asian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest military award for gallantry in the face of the enemy given to British and Commonwealth forces. On 31 October 1914, at Hollebeke, Belgium, 26-year-old Khan, then serving in the British Indian Army, performed an act of bravery for which he was awarded the Victoria Cross during the First World War. A statue of Khudadad Khan is at the entrance of the Pakistan Army Museum in Rawalpindi.

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Lieutenant

A lieutenant (abbreviated Lt, LT, Lieut and similar) is a junior commissioned officer in the armed forces, fire services, police and other organizations of many nations.

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Mahsud

The Mahsud or Mehsud (محسود), also spelled Maseed (ماسيد), is a Karlani Pashtun tribe inhabiting mostly 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 Britain, Australia and the British Indian, 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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Office of Public Sector Information

The Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) is the body responsible for the operation of Her Majesty's Stationery Office (HMSO) and of other public information services of the United Kingdom.

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Rifleman

A rifleman is an infantry soldier armed with a rifled long gun.

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Sepoy

A sepoy was formerly the designation given to an Indian soldier.

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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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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Victoria Cross

The Victoria Cross (VC) is the highest award of the British honours system.

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Waziristan campaign (1919–1920)

The Waziristan campaign 1919–1920 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)

The Western Front was the main theatre of war during the First World War.

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William David Kenny

William David Kenny VC (1 February 1899 – 2 January 1920) was a British Indian Army officer and an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest 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 (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 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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20th Indian Brigade

The Garhwal Brigade was an infantry brigade of the British Indian Army formed in 1902 as a result of the Kitchener Reforms.

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3 Gorkha Rifles

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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