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A platoon of 'A' Company, 4th Battalion, The King's African Rifles, during a route march near Gilgil in the Rift Valley, Kenya, 1956 (c)

Photograph by Lieutenant Roger Perkins, 4th (Uganda) Battalion King's African Rifles, 1956-1957.

The platoon carry full webbing and packs, machetes and rifles. During the 1950s several battalions of the regiment, including the 4th, were actively engaged in operations against the Mau Mau insurgents in Kenya.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1991-03-14-6

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, London

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1991-03-14-6

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