This Day in History: 1911-10-06

The 1st Battalion reached Kobo in Assam, north-east India, as part of the Abor Expeditionary Force sent to reduce the Abor clans to submission after the murder of a British Political Officer and doctor in the Sadiya District.  Click here to read an account of the campaign and here to read extracts from the Regimental history about it.

Major General Hamilton Bower (left), commanding the Abor Field Force, with the Commanding Officer of  the 114th Mahratta Infantry