Punjab Frontier Force

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Military Strength

Following the Sikh Wars the British annexed the frontier territory which was to become the North West Frontier Province in 1901. To maintain the peace of the border a special force was raised which consisted of 5 regiments of cavalry, the Corps of Guides, 5 regiments of infantry, 3 light field batteries, 2 garrison batteries, 2 companies of Sappers and Miners, and the Sind Camel Corps.



Entries in the Dictionary of Indian Biography 1906
John Coke (1806-1897)
Henry Lawrence (1806-1857)
Harry Lumsden (1821-1896)

External Links

Historical books online