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Corps of Guides (India)

Index Corps of Guides (India)

The Corps of Guides was a regiment of the British Indian Army which served on the North West Frontier. [1]

38 relations: Arthur George Hammond, Battle of Gujrat, Bengal Army, British Indian Army, British Raj, Frontier Force Regiment, George Robert Elsmie, George Younghusband, Guides Cavalry, Guides Infantry, Harry Burnett Lumsden, Henry Daly, Henry Montgomery Lawrence, Kalu Khan, Khaki, M. M. Kaye, Mardan, Military history of the North-West Frontier, Muslim, Pakistan, Partition of India, Pathan Regiment, Peter Lumsden, Punjab Irregular Force, Ramadan, Rudyard Kipling, Second Anglo-Sikh War, Siege of Delhi, The Ballad of East and West, The Far Pavilions, Third Anglo-Afghan War, Valley of Peshawar, Wallace Breem, Walter Hamilton (VC), William Stephen Raikes Hodson, 12th Frontier Force Regiment, 13th Frontier Force Rifles, 4th Horse (Hodson's Horse).

Arthur George Hammond

Colonel Sir Arthur George Hammond, VC, KCB, DSO (28 September 1843 – 20 April 1919) was an English 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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Battle of Gujrat

The Battle of Gujrat was a decisive battle in the Second Anglo-Sikh War, fought on 21 February 1849, between the forces of the East India Company, and a Sikh army in rebellion against the Company's control of the Sikh Empire, represented by the child Maharaja Duleep Singh who was in British custody in Lahore.

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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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Frontier Force Regiment

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

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George Robert Elsmie

George Robert Elsmie CSI (31 October 1838 – 26 March 1909) was a Scottish civil servant and judge in India, known also as an author.

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George Younghusband

Sir George John Younghusband, (9 July 1859 – 30 September 1944) was a cavalry officer and major-general in the British Indian Army.

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Guides Cavalry

The Guides Cavalry (Frontier Force) is an armoured regiment of the Pakistan Army which was raised in 1846 as The Corps of Guides.

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Guides Infantry

The Guides Infantry, or 2nd Battalion (Guides) The Frontier Force Regiment, is an infantry battalion of the Pakistan Army.

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Harry Burnett Lumsden

Lieutenant-General Sir Harry Burnett "Joe" Lumsden (12 November 1821 – 12 August 1896) was a British military officer active in India.

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Henry Daly

General Sir Henry Dermot Daly (25 October 1823 – 21 July 1895) was a senior British Indian Army officer, colonial administrator, Liberal Unionist politician and founder of Daly College.

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Henry Montgomery Lawrence

Brigadier-General Sir Henry Montgomery Lawrence KCB (28 June 18064 July 1857) was a British military officer, surveyor, administrator and statesman in British India.

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Kalu Khan

Kalu Khan is a village located between Shewa-Adda and Adina village on the main Mardan-Swabi road.

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Khaki

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

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M. M. Kaye

Mary Margaret ('Mollie') Kaye (21 August 1908 – 29 January 2004) was a British writer.

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Mardan

Mardān (Pashto,; Urdu; Pashto) is located in Mardan District in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan.

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Military history of the North-West Frontier

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

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Muslim

A Muslim (مُسلِم) is someone who follows or practices Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion.

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Pakistan

Pakistan (پاکِستان), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اِسلامی جمہوریہ پاکِستان), is a country in South Asia.

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Partition of India

The Partition of India was the division of British India in 1947 which accompanied the creation of two independent dominions, India 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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Peter Lumsden

General Sir Peter Stark Lumsden (9 November 1829 – 9 November 1918) was a British military officer who served in India.

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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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Ramadan

Ramadan (رمضان,;In Arabic phonology, it can be, depending on the region. also known as Ramazan, romanized as Ramzan, Ramadhan, or Ramathan) is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, and is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting (Sawm) to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad according to Islamic belief.

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Rudyard Kipling

Joseph Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936)The Times, (London) 18 January 1936, p. 12 was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist.

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Second Anglo-Sikh War

The Second Anglo-Sikh War was a military conflict between the Sikh Empire and the British East India Company that took place in 1848 and 1849.

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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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The Ballad of East and West

"The Ballad of East and West" is a poem by Rudyard Kipling.

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The Far Pavilions

The Far Pavilions is an epic novel of British-Indian history by M. M. Kaye, published in 1978, which tells the story of an English officer during the British Raj.

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Third Anglo-Afghan War

The Third Anglo-Afghan War (د افغان-انګرېز درېمه جګړه), also referred to as the Third Afghan War, began on 6 May 1919 when the Emirate of Afghanistan invaded British India and ended with an armistice on 8 August 1919.

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Valley of Peshawar

The Valley of Peshawar is a broad valley situated in northern Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

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Wallace Breem

Wallace Breem (1926–1990) was a British librarian and author.

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Walter Hamilton (VC)

Walter Richard Pollock Hamilton VC (18 August 1856 – 3 September 1879) was born in Inistioge, County Kilkenny and 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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William Stephen Raikes Hodson

William Stephen Raikes Hodson (19 March 1821 – 11 March 1858) was a British leader of irregular light cavalry during the Indian Rebellion of 1857, commonly referred to as the Indian Mutiny or the Sepoy Mutiny.

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12th Frontier Force Regiment

The 12th Frontier Force Regiment was formed in 1922 as 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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4th Horse (Hodson's Horse)

4th Horse (Hodson's Horse) is a cavalry regiment of the Indian Army which originated as part of the British Indian Army.

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2nd Guides, Corps of Guides (British India), Khyber Guide Regiment, Queen Victoria's Own Corps of Guides, Queen's Own Corps of Guides, Queen's Own Corps of Guides (Lumsden's), Queens Own Corp of Guides Cavalry, Queens Own Corps of Guides, Queen’s Own Corps of Guides.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corps_of_Guides_(India)

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