Category: British Colonial Forces, India

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British Colonial Forces, India
This category collects units of the various Forces employed by Britain during its Indian Colonial Period and consists of those Forces outside of the normal purview of the British Army.

This included military units comprised mostly of the native inhabitants of the various British Colonies but are paid for and under the control of British Mercantile Interests or the British Governor and under command of British Officers. Also those units consisting of those recruited from Britain and the Commonwealth to serve in a specific colony.

Units can be from the Presidency Armies, British European India units, and the British India Army and others.


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