This Day in History: 1939-10-01

The 2nd Battalion deployed to Waziristan as part of 4th Indian Brigade. There were some minor contacts but the Regimental diarist wrote in early January 1940 ‘found the Battalion pursing the usual futile life forced upon any unit stationed in Waziristan in these days of political peace’.

Razmak Camp in the late 1930s, taken from one of the surrounding picquets