Camp of the 5th Regiment of Infantry, Punjab Frontier Force, Habibkila, 1879
Photograph by Bourne and Shepherd, 2nd Afghan War (1878-1880), 1879.
The 5th Regiment of Infantry (later known as Vaughan's Rifles) were based on the North West Frontier of India in the years before the 2nd Afghan War (1878-1880). The regiment fought in many of the major battles in the first years of the war, including Peiwar Kotal, Charasiab and Kabul.
From an album of 115 photographs by Bourne and Shepherd.
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National Army Museum, Study collection