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The Indian Army on campaign 1900-1939

103 M.L.I. on the N.W.Frontier 1919

The following important collection of photographs were taken by Captain Maurice Mendes, who served as an other rank with the 1/9th Middlesex Regiment in India before receiving a temporary commission in the 1st Battalion, 103rd Mahratta Light Infantry. He served along the North West Frontier of India with his Regiment during 1918-1919, and recorded his wartime experiences with these photographs. The photos below are not the complete collection, and belong to his son Mr.Brian Mendes. They may not be re-produced without his permission.

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My Tonga on the way up to Miranshah N.W.F.



Datta Khel - Waziristan



N.W.Frontier Militia at Miranshah Fort (North Waziristan Militia)



Datta Khel Fort - Waziristan



Camp Miranshah - Waziristan



Birdseye view from Datta Khel Fort, NWF



Miranshah NWF - Lieutenants P.G. Phelan and E.S.E. Rerrie



Lieut. Henderson fishing in the Tochi River - Note the Militia Guard above



Fishing in the Tochi River



 Waziristan



Lieutenants Pulling and W.S.R. Henderson



Kurram Ghari Fort, N.W.Frontier



Carrying Wounded - Miranshah N.W.Frontier



Carrying Wounded (detail) - Miranshah N.W.Frontier



Carrying Wounded - Miranshah N.W.Frontier



Carrying Wounded (detail) - Miranshah N.W.Frontier