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Photographs Album details for shelfmark MSS Eur E250/

History of the Chin Hills Battalion Military Police.

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Contents: 99 prints 78x50mm to 200x150mm Gelatin silver prints (mainly)
Provenance: Presented by Mr C. Maxwell Lefroy.
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Description: Volume containing a running history of the Chin Hills Battalion from its formation in 1894 up to its transfer to Burmese control in 1948, illustrated with photographs of the activities and posts of the battalion. This includes portraits of personnel, views of military buildings and records of various military activities, particularly those relating to the suppression of head-hunting amongst the Naga hill tribes.



Album contents:-
Mss Eur E250/(41a) Gun Detachment, Chin Hills Battalion. 
Mss Eur E250/(41b) Mounted Infantry, Chin Hills Battalion. 
Mss Eur E250/(109) Armistice Parade group, Chin Hills Battalion. 
Mss Eur E250/(117) Chin Hills Battalion Football Team. 
Mss Eur E250/(131) Pipe Band of the Chin Hills Battalion. 
Mss Eur E250/(132) Parkin Cup Team [rifle shooting], Chin Hills Battalion. 
Mss Eur E250/(133) Column under Major R.M. Jacob M.C., Chin Hills Battalion. 
Mss Eur E250/(141a) King's Birthday Parade, Chin Hills Battalion. 
Mss Eur E250/(141b) King's Birthday Parade, Chin Hills Battalion. 
Mss Eur E250/(142a) Hwe Kum Column, 1926. Stockade post at Heinsum. 
Mss Eur E250/(142b) Hwe Kum Column, 1926. Pahyu Perimeter Camp. 
Mss Eur E250/(142c) Hwe Kum Column, 1926. Village meeting hut for young men and girls. 
Mss Eur E250/(142d) Hwe Kum Column, 1926. Human skulls at Hwe Kum village. The skulls on the wardrum in the foreground is a wooden one supposed to represent [?]Mitchell's. 
Mss Eur E250/(143a) Naga Hills Expedition, 1927-28. Lewis Gun Section, Lahe. 
Mss Eur E250/(143b) Naga Hills Expedition, 1927-28. Beating the war drum. 
Mss Eur E250/(143c) Naga Hills Expedition, 1927-28. [Skulls from human sacrifces.] 
Mss Eur E250/(144a) [Soldier of the Chin Hills Battalion.] 
Mss Eur E250/(144b) [Group of officers, Chin Hills Battalion.] 1st September 1927. 
Mss Eur E250/(144c) [Soldier of the Chin Hills Battalion.] 
Mss Eur E250/(150a) Lt. Col. Burne D.C. presenting Naik Thong Chin with the reward awarded by the local Govt. 
Mss Eur E250/(150b) Sub. Maj. Rai Bahadur Sadama Rawat O.B.I. 
Mss Eur E250/(150c) [Chin Hills Battalion on parade, (?)Falam.] 
Mss Eur E250/(157) Drum and pipe band [Chin Hills Battalion,] Novermber 1929. 
Mss Eur E250/(158) Siyin Chins, December 1929. 
Mss Eur E250/(164a) Naga Hills Expedition, 1929-30. Hakas, cooking, Tsawlan Nanyin. 
Mss Eur E250/(164b) Naga Hills Expedition, 1929-30. Camp near Ponnyo. 
Mss Eur E250/(164c) Naga Hills Expedition, 1929-30. Skulls of two girls sacrificed at Runnu. 
Mss Eur E250/(164e) Look-out post, Lasan. 
Mss Eur E250/(164f) Naga Hills Expedition, 1929-30. Torch party, Ponnyo. Capt Mavgregor in centre. 
Mss Eur E250/(164g) Naga Hills Expedition, 1929-30. Naga chiefs in war dress. 
Mss Eur E250/(165a) Naga Hills Expedition, 1929-30. Chinese muleteers. 
Mss Eur E250/(165b) Naga Hills Expedition, 1929-30. Runnu - paying up fine. 
Mss Eur E250/(165c) Naga Hills Expedition, 1929-30. Centre baggage and guard. 
Mss Eur E250/(165d) Naga Hills Expedition, 1929-30. Advance Guard (Gurkhas) approaching Chawang Nankon. 
Mss Eur E250/(185) Military Police Hospital at Layshi, with the new Indian officers' quarters in the background. 
Mss Eur E250/(187) New drill shed at Layshi. It is being erected by men of the post. 
Mss Eur E250/(188a) Layshi Post, Somra Tract, 1932. 
Mss Eur E250/(188b) Position of Layshi Post as seen from the Tamanthi-Layshi road. 
Mss Eur E250/(188c) View from Layshi Post looking towards Fort Keary. 
Mss Eur E250/(195) Battalion Fund geese on the lake at Haka post. 
Mss Eur E250/(197) [Group photograph of various types in Chin Hills Battalion.] 
Mss Eur E250/(200a) Layshi Post. New ration godown. 
Mss Eur E250/(200b) New signal station, Tamanthi. 
Mss Eur E250/(200c) New lockup and Quarterguard, Homalin Post. 
Mss Eur E250/(202a) Drillshed, Homalin. 
Mss Eur E250/(202b) Bathrooms, Homalin. 
Mss Eur E250/(202c) Sweepers' Quarters, Falam. 
Mss Eur E250/(204a) Tiddim Post, 1933. 
Mss Eur E250/(204b) Swimming bath, Falam. 
Mss Eur E250/(204c) Battalion Institute, Falam. 
Mss Eur E250/(206) [Falam Central School]. 
Mss Eur E250/(207) [Kumaoni Recruit Company of the Chin Hills Battalion.] 
Mss Eur E250/(216a) New Chin classes: Lawtu, Konzai, Senthang, Zotung. 
Mss Eur E250/(216b) Ceremonial Parade, Falam, presentation rewards and medals, 1935. 
Mss Eur E250/(216c) Training cadre, Falam, 1935. Future NCOs of new Chin classes. 
Mss Eur E250/(218a) Soda water factory, Falam, erected 1935. 
Mss Eur E250/(218b) New mess rooms in course of construction at Mawlaik, 1935. 
Mss Eur E250/(218c) Battalion Fund Swimming Bath, Mawlaik, erected 1935. 
Mss Eur E250/(218d) Depot barracks, Mawlaik, erected 1935. 
Mss Eur E250/(243) The guns of the [Chin Hills] Battalion on the march. 1898. 
Mss Eur E250/(243b) [Portrait of the Siyin Chin Chief Mang Lon of Sagyilain.] 
Mss Eur E250/(244a) Durbar held at Falam by the Honble Counsellor, April 1939. Inspection of the Guard of Honour. 
Mss Eur E250/(244b) Durbar held at Falam by the Honble Counsellor, April 1939. H.E. the Governor's speech being read at the Durbar by the Honble Counsellor Craw. 
Mss Eur E250/(244c) Durbar held at Falam by the Honble Counsellor, April 1939. The salute at the ceremonial parade for the Honble Counsellor. 
Mss Eur E250/(246a) Scenes from the tattoo at Falam, April 1939. The return of the successful raiding party. 
Mss Eur E250/(246b) Scenes from the tattoo at Falam, April 1939. Raiding party with members of their village approaching the stockade. 
Mss Eur E250/(246c) Scenes from the tattoo at Falam, April 1939. Raiding party with members of their village approaching the stockade. 
Mss Eur E250/(246d) Scenes from the tatto at Falam, April 1939. Raiders with villagers passing through their village stockade. 
Mss Eur E250/(246e) Scenes from the tattoo at Falam, April 1939. The commencement of the head hunting dance. 
Mss Eur E250/(248a) Chin Hills Battalion Band, 1939. Buglers. 
Mss Eur E250/(248b) Chin Hills Battalion Band, 1939. Complete band. 
Mss Eur E250/(248c) Chin Hills Battalion Band, 1939. Drummers. 
Mss Eur E250/(248d) Chin Hills Battalion Band, 1939. Pipers.. 
Mss Eur E250/(248e) Guarterguard sentry post, Tiddim, 1939. 
Mss Eur E250/(252a) Chiefs of the village of Kaiyaw (this village was destroyed in 1940 during punitive operations). 
Mss Eur E250/(252b) Chiefs of the village of Kaiyaw (this village was destroyed in 1940 during punitive operations). 
Mss Eur E250/(252c) Chiefs of the village of Kaiyaw (this village was destroyed in 1940 during punitive operations). 
Mss Eur E250/(252d) Chiefs of the village of Kaiyaw (this village was destroyed in 1940 during punitive operations). 
Mss Eur E250/(254a) Band and bugles, Chin Hills Battalion, 1940. 
Mss Eur E250/(254b) Band and bugles, Chin Hills Battalion, 1940. 
Mss Eur E250/(254c) Band and bugles, Chin Hills Battalion, 1940. 
Mss Eur E250/(254d) Band and bugles, Chin Hills Battalion, 1940. 
Mss Eur E250/(256a) Band, Chin Hills Battalion, 1940. 
Mss Eur E250/(256b) Band, Chin Hills Battalion, 1940. 
Mss Eur E250/(256c) Band, Chin Hills Battalion, 1940. 
Mss Eur E250/(256d) Band, Chin Hills Battalion, 1940. 
Mss Eur E250/(258a) Naga Hills Expedition, 1941. View from camp at Langtai Nawyin village. 
Mss Eur E250/(258b) Naga Hills Expedition, 1941. Chief of Kaiyaw Namkum. 
Mss Eur E250/(258c) Naga Hills Expedition, 1941. Ford at Sawun River. 
Mss Eur E250/(260a) Naga Hills Expedition, 1941. Chief of Ponyo Nankum. 
Mss Eur E250/(260b) Naga Hills Expedition, 1941. Girl from Lahe village (Htangnan Naga). 
Mss Eur E250/(260c) Naga Hills Expedition, 1941. Naga war drum at Monthwa village. 
Mss Eur E250/(261a) Naga Hills Expedition, 1941. Htangnan Naga woman. 
Mss Eur E250/(261b) Naga Hills Expedition, 1941. Women from Lahe village. 
Mss Eur E250/(261c) Htangnan Naga man. 
Mss Eur E250/(341) [Silver salver presented to Major W.P.B. Smart from the officers and men of the Chin Hills Battalion in recognition of six years' service, 1941-47.] 
Mss Eur E250/(380a) [Group of officers and men of the Chin Hills Battalion.] 
Mss Eur E250/(380b) [Portrait of three unidentified men in uniform.] 
Mss Eur E250/(343) Popa operations '48. 


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