For a number of native officers. There is an amusing anecdote concerning the 1886 "Great Review" in front of the viceroy, Lord Dufferin: the text blandly states that "owing to the heavy rain ... only one march past of the Infantry took place", to which our annotator adds, "This must have been the occasion when…. Most of the soldiers lost their shoes in the mud. In one Indian regiment (not PFF (Punjab Frontier Force]) a jamadar put down the colour in the mud while he replaced his shoes. That regiment was disbanded!" There is a good deal here on the Mutiny and campaigning on the North West Frontier, including the Mahsud Expedition of I88I. The and Punjabis was raised in I849, becoming the and Regiment of Infantry, Punjab Frontier Force in 1865; they were again renamed in Igo3 and Igo6, serving until I922 as the goth Punjab Rifles, when they were designated the 2nd Battalion, Frontier Force Rifles. After Partition the regiment was allocated to Pakistan and ultimately became the Frontier Force Regiment.
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