Frontier Garrison Artillery

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Closely associated with the Mountain Batteries, being formed of veterans from these batteries ”past their prime on the hillside” [1]


  • 1851 raised as the Garrison Company, Punjab Irregular Force at Bannu by Lt S W Stokes from remnants of a Sikh detachment of artillery which had been broken up
  • 1876 became the Frontier Garrison Artillery



  1. Pages 181-182 The Armies of India described by Major G F MacMunn (Painted by Major Lovett) 1911
  2. Third Afghan War - 1919