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A senior NCO of 2nd Battalion, The King's African Rifles, 1916 (c).

Photograph, World War One, East Africa, 1916 (c).

Although the King's African Rifles were led by British officers, most of the regiment's non-commissioned officers (NCOs) were African. The second battalion had been disbanded in 1911 at Zomba, but was reformed in April 1916 at Nairobi from four companies of the 1st Battalion.

One of 27 photographs collected by Major William Dickinson, 2nd Bn King's African Rifles.

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NAM. 1990-08-141-15


National Army Museum, London


National Army Museum, Study collection

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