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Identity tag worn by Lieutenant Heerajee Jehangir Manockjee Cursetjee, 1913 (c)

During World War One (1914-1918) Cursetjee served in Egypt, Gallipoli and Mesopotamia, where he was Medical Officer of a Sikh regiment. He later rose to the rank of major-general. This tag gives his religion as 'Parsee'. The Indian Army was a multi-faith force and also included Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1965-01-25-7

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, London

Location

National Army Museum, Battle gallery

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1965-01-25-7

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