Nehru visiting the Khyber Rifles at Jamrud, 1946
Photograph, India, North West Frontier, 1946.
Lieutenant-Colonel John R Booth, 14th Punjab Regiment, attached to the Khyber Rifles, welcomes Nehru and the Political Agent for Khurishi to Jamrud.
The Rifles were a paramilitary police unit recruited from the Afridi tribesmen of the North West Frontier. They served as auxiliaries to the regular Indian Army. The Rifles were commanded by British officers on secondment from regular Indian regiments.
From an album of 317 photographs relating to the Indian Army service of Brigadier John R Booth, 4th Battalion 14th Punjab Regiment, 1936 to 1947.
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