sepoys


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sepoys

Native Indian soldiers recruited into British service.
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A little further up the road Dawson himself was lying on his face, quite dead, with an empty revolver in his hand and four Sepoys lying across each other in front of him.
If our door were in the hands of the Sepoys the place must fall,and the women and children be treated as they were in Cawnpore.
Having thus divided his hoard, he threw himself into the cause of the Sepoys, since they were strong upon his borders.
Among the passengers was a number of officials and military officers of various grades, the latter being either attached to the regular British forces or commanding the Sepoy troops, and receiving high salaries ever since the central government has assumed the powers of the East India Company: for the sub-lieutenants get 280 pounds, brigadiers, 2,400 pounds, and generals of divisions, 4,000 pounds.
Yea, and with most outrageously shameless ones,' said the wife, scowling at the Amritzar girl making eyes at the young sepoy.
There was need,' said the young sepoy drily, and the travellers' laugh turned against the banker.
I see the sickening wall of weapons now; I see that advancing host as I saw it then, I see the hate in those cruel eyes; I remember how I drooped my head upon my breast, I feel again the sudden earthquake shock in my rear, administered by the very ram I was sacrificing myself to save; I hear once more the typhoon of laughter that burst from the assaulting column as I clove it from van to rear like a Sepoy shot from a Rodman gun.
In his condemnation message here Tuesday Governor said sacrifices of brave officers and sepoys would not go waste.
According to a statement issued here by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the soldiers were part of the search party to rescue foreigners the other day, Those, who embraced Shahadat, include Captain Husnain, Sepoys Saeed Baz, Qadir And Jumma Gul while the injured are Naik Anwar, Sepoy Zahir and Lance Naik Sher Afzal.
Remembering Siachen heroes Glimpses from the life of martyrs Subedar Nagesha TT, Havildar Elumalai M, Lance Havildar S Kumar, L/ Nk Sudheesh B, Sepoys S Mustaq Ahmed, Mahesha PN, Rama Moorthy N, Ganesan G and A Suryavanshi SV.
TIMERGARA -- The junior officers of the Dir Levies, including senior sepoys, have demanded doing away with the amendments made to the Frontiers Irregular Corps (FIC) rules, which blocked their promotions.
By paying particular attention to primary source documents in which the sepoys themselves are heard (petitions, investigations into the mutiny, etc.