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Eastern Bengal Railway Volunteer Rifles (1873-1879), an Officer's very rare die-stamped silver plated QVC Helmet Plate

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Eastern Bengal Railway Volunteer Rifles (1873-1879), an Officer's very rare die-stamped silver plated QVC Helmet Plate

with laurels, a strap, 'E.B. Volunteer Rifles' and central steam railway engine

2 lugs to reverse.

The Eastern Bengal State Railway Volunteer Rifles was an auxiliary regiment raised on 1 March 1873. In 1882 the regiment became the Eastern Bengal Railway Volunteer Rifle Corps when it was amalgamated with the Northern Bengal State Railway Volunteer Rifle Corps. In 1884 the regiment resumed its original designation, and on 1 April 1917 it became 12th Eastern Bengal Railway Battalion. On 1 October 1920, the regiment was re-designated Eastern Bengal Railway Battalion.