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Drummer Bahadur Chand
King George's Own Sappers and Miners
(circa 1931)

by
Lieutenant Colonel Edward De Santis 2008

Drummer Chand, a Hindu soldier, is a wearing khaki service dress tunic, with Prince of Wales plume buttons, and knickerbockers (1). He is wearing dark blue puttees, a dark blue paggari (turban) with a yellow fringe and King George's Own Sappers and Miners cap badge of the Prince of Wales plume design. His waist belt is of brown leather with a plain buckle. He is also wearing unit shoulder titles on the shoulder straps of his tunic. The tenor drum is supported from his right shoulder by a white leather strap.

NOTE:
(1) Breeches gathered at the knee.