An inspection of the Faridkot Sappers and Miners by HH The Maharajah of Faridkot State, Punjab, 1942
Photograph, World War Two, India, 1942.
On the outbreak of war in 1939 the Faridkot State Forces included the Maharajah's Body Guard, the Faridkot Sappers and Miners and the Farikot band. Like many Indian rulers, the Maharajah offered his troops to the British.
One of six photographs relating to the Maharajah of Faridkot State and the Faridkot Sappers and Miners, December 1942.
NAM Accession Number
National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection
Browse related themes