Officers Uniform / 55th Coke’s Rifles (Frontier Force), c1905.

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Officers Uniform / 55th Coke’s Rifles (Frontier Force), c1905.

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Jacket/Trousers and cross-belt with full Belt Plates/whistles/insignia etc in Silver, including pouch to the rear.

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The 55th Coke’s Rifles (Frontier Force) was a regiment of the British Indian Army. It was raised in 1849 as the 1st Regiment of Punjab Infantry. It was designated as the 55th Coke’s Rifles (Frontier Force) in 1903 and became 1st Battalion (Coke’s) 13th Frontier Force Rifles in 1922.
Active 1849–1922 / Country/British India
Branch/Army Type/Infantry Size/1 Battalion Nickname(s)/Coke Paltan

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Uniform Dark/ green; scarlet piping
Engagements
North West Frontier of India
Indian Mutiny 1857–58
Second Afghan War 1878–80
First World War 1914–18
Third Afghan War 1919