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Punjab Irregular Force

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The Punjab Irregular Force (PIF) was created in 1851 to protect the NW frontier of British India. [1]

23 relations: Bengal Presidency, Bombay Presidency, Charles James Napier, Corps of Guides (India), East India Company, First Anglo-Sikh War, Frontier Force Regiment, Harry Burnett Lumsden, Henry Montgomery Lawrence, Khaki, Madras Presidency, Military history of the North-West Frontier, Pathan Regiment, Presidency armies, Second Anglo-Sikh War, Sub-units of the Frontier Force Regiment, 12th Frontier Force Regiment, 13th Frontier Force Rifles, 4th Punjab Infantry Regiment, 55th Coke's Rifles (Frontier Force), 56th Punjabi Rifles (Frontier Force), 58th Vaughan's Rifles (Frontier Force), 59th Scinde Rifles (Frontier Force).

Bengal Presidency

The Bengal Presidency was once the largest subdivision (presidency) of British India, with its seat in Calcutta (now Kolkata).

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Bombay Presidency

The Bombay Presidency, also known as Bombay and Sind from 1843 to 1936 and the Bombay Province, was an administrative subdivision (presidency) of British India.

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Charles James Napier

General Sir Charles James Napier, (10 August 178229 August 1853), was an officer and veteran of the British Army's Peninsula, and 1812 campaigns, and later a Major General of the Bombay Army, during which period he led the military conquest of Sindh, before serving as the Governor of Sindh, and Commander-in-Chief in India.

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Corps of Guides (India)

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

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East India Company

The East India Company (EIC), also known as the Honourable East India Company (HEIC) or the British East India Company and informally as John Company, was an English and later British joint-stock company, formed to trade with the East Indies (in present-day terms, Maritime Southeast Asia), but ended up trading mainly with Qing China and seizing control of large parts of the Indian subcontinent.

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First Anglo-Sikh War

The First Anglo-Sikh War was fought between the Sikh Empire and the East India Company between 1845 and 1846.

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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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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 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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Khaki

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

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Madras Presidency

The Madras Presidency, or the Presidency of Fort St.

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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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Pathan Regiment

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

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Presidency armies

The presidency armies were the armies of the three presidencies of the East India Company's rule in India, later the forces of the British Crown in India, composed primarily of Indian sepoys.

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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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Sub-units of the Frontier Force Regiment

The Frontier Force Regiment consists of battalions with their own history.

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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 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.

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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.

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Punjab Frontier Force.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punjab_Irregular_Force

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