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49th Garhwal Rifles
Country Indian Empire
Branch Army
Service history
Active 1901
Part of Bengal Army

This was formed in 1901 as a regiment of the Bengal light Infantry and re designated as 2nd battalion of 39th Garhwal Rifles.[1]


  1. Sharma, Gautam (1990). Valour and sacrifice: famous regiments of the Indian Army. Allied Publishers. p. 242. ISBN 81-7023-140-X. 

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