This Day In History: 1857-08-02

The Sirmoor Battalion, alongside the 60th Rifles, The Guides and a detachment of Coke’s Rifles, fought off ‘The Great Attack’ on The Ridge at Delhi by 10,000 mutineers. This was the last major attack by the enemy.  Click here to read a full account of the campaign.

A group from the Sirmoor Battalion at Hindoo Rao’s House after the battle.