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Regimental badges carved into the hillside at Cherat, 1932 (c)

Photograph, India, North West Frontier, 1932 (c).

Cherat, located in the Peshawar District, was a hill cantonment and sanatorium for British troops stationed in the hot and malaria-ridden Peshawar Valley. Many of the troops sent there carved and painted their regimental insignia on to nearby rock faces to mark their service on the frontier.

From an album of 112 photographs compiled by Bandsman Edward Walter Robert Harrild, Dorsetshire Regiment, 1931-1935.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2000-08-69-6

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=2000-08-69-6