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Regimental Colour Centre of the 41st Bengal Native Infantry, 1857 (c)

The 41st Infantry were stationed at Sitapur cantonment, 65 kilometres north of Lucknow, when the Indian Mutiny (1857-1859) began. On 3 June 1857, in tandem with the 9th and 10th Oudh Irregular Infantry, they turned on their officers, looted the treasury and killed any Europeans who had not yet escaped to Lucknow. The 41st then drifted off to Bithur, although elements seem to have reached Delhi. The 61st (South Gloucestershire) Regiment of Foot captured this Colour there in September.

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NAM. 1963-09-601-1


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