The 4th Punjabis were raised in 1849, renamed as 57th Wilde's Rifles in Igo3 and following Partition designated 9th Battalion Frontier Force Regiment, Pakistan Army. They saw much action during the Mutiny, were involved in the Second Afghan War, and campaigned extensively on the North West Frontier, recorded in the many expeditions of that region, including the Waziri (1859-6I), Bizoti (1869), Jowaki (1877-78). Second Mahsud-Waziri (1881), Takht-i-Suleiman (1883), Zhob Valley (1884), Black Mountain (1888), and First Miranzai (189I). This slim history includes a list of British officers, with references to their awards, which Perkins says "is probably the publication's best feature" (Perkins). We have traced two locations only, British Library and Minnesota, from an online search of institutional libraries; Roger Perkins, in his thorough regimental bibliography.
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