A Lovely Indian Raj Period Bright Silver Washed Indian Cast All Ranks (AR’s) Pugri / Puggari / Puggaree / Pagri Headdress Badge to: The Indian Medical Service (IMS). An Eight pointed Star Surmounted by a Kings / Tudor / Imperial Crown. In the Centre of the Star the Monogram GRI, standing for: George Rex Imperator (George King Emperor). Encircled within the Garter HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE. French “Evil to him who evil thinks”. Title Scroll Reads: INDIAN MEDICAL SERVICE. Indian Cast, Silver Wash, Voided. Vertical Hinged Needle Pin & Catch. c.1902 – 47.
Notes: The British Indian Army, Designated: The Indian Army was the Principal Army of the British Raj in India until Partitioning in 1947. It worked adjacent to British Forces, World Wide, particularly during WW1 & WW2. East India Company: 1612 – 1757. Company Rule in India: 1757 – 1858. British Raj: 1858 – 1947. British in Burma: 1824 – 1948. Princely States: 1721 – 1949. Partition of India, British Indian Empire: 1947.
Dimensions: 68 mm x 48 mm.
Code: 50385Price: 55.00 GBP