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Cooking Langri of 10th Battalion, 1st Punjab Regiment, 1936 (c)

Photograph, India, North West Frontier, 1936 (c).

Two cooks, or langris, were normally maintained in each company of a battalion. The composition of the company would determine if a cook was a Moslem, Sikh or Hindu and of what caste if the latter.

From an album of 91 photographs, 1936-1939 relating to 10th Bn, 1st Punjab Regiment.

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NAM. 1965-04-69-45


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