It was stationed on the North West Frontier during much of the 1890s and 1900s, taking part in the Relief of Chitral (1895) and the Malakand and Tirah Operations (1897-1898). The regiment was active on the Western Front and in the Middle East during World War One (1914-1918). It fought the Senussi tribe in Egypt and Turkish forces in Mesopotamia. After the First World War the regiment was amalgamated with other units, and formed the 2nd Battalion of the 11th Sikh Regiment in 1922, eventually becoming part of the Indian Army after independence from Britain was gained in 1947.
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