Defensive position of 'C' Company, 3rd Battalion, 9th Jat Regiment, in Waziristan, 1923
Photograph, India, North West Frontier, 1923.
This Indian soldier is armed with a Short Magazine Lee Enfield Rifle and a Lewis machine-gun. These were the main infantry weapons for the British and Indian Armies in the First World War and most of the inter-war period.
From album of 154 photographs compiled by T M Layng, 10th Jats, India, North West Frontier, 1923-1924.
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