Hyderabad Contingent

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Hyderabad Contingent Infantry

By the treaty of 1801 the Nizam of Hyderabad was obliged to maintain a military force at Hyderabad called the Nizam's Contingent or Nizam's Army. This was also known as the Subsidiary Force, Hyderabad.[1] The subsequent treaty of 1853 renamed the force the Hyderabad Contingent.


Hyderabad Contingent Cavalry




Subordinate Medical Department

External links

The Nizam's Contingent Google Books

Historical books online

Includes details of cantonments at Bolarum page 1, Wurrungul page 5 , Lingsoogoor page 11, Mominabad page 15, Goolburgah or Eulburgah page 20 , Aurungabad page 22, Booldanah page 31, Hingolee page 36, Ellichpoor page 45, Chikuldah page 55.


  1. ‪acanthus.‪ ‬ http://www.victorianwars.com/viewtopic.php?f=82&t=10484&sid=344fb19a927723338b37ac145ab2d1a8#p53793 Army of India question Victorian Wars Forum ‪ 20 June 2015. Originally retrieved 21 June 2015 but‬ now no longer accessible.