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IMAGE number
NAM5927816
Title
Button, Calcutta Volunteer Rifles, pre-1901 (metal)
Artist
British School, (19th century) / British
Location
National Army Museum, London
Medium
metal
Date
1863 (C19th)
Description
Button, Calcutta Volunteer Rifles, pre-1901. Black metal button with Queen Victoria’s cypher, ‘VR’, surmounted by crown, within a circlet bearing the unit title, ‘Calcutta Volunteer Rifles’. The Calcutta Volunteer Rifles Corps was auxiliary infantry unit formed in 1863. It was reconstituted in March 1898 as the the 1st Battalion Calcutta Volunteer Rifles and became the 5th Calcutta Battalion in 1917. From the Field Marshal Sir John Chapple Indian Army Collection.
Photo credit
Bridgeman Images
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