Third Battalion The Garhwal Rifles Full Stamp Sheet 5Rs - 2016
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Department of India Post issued Rs. 5 stamp commemorating Third Battalion the Garhwal Rifles. 3 Garhwal Rifles was raised at Lansdowne by Lieutenant Colonel JMT Hogg. During the Second World War the Battalion fought gallantly in the famous battle of Gallabat and earned one of the first victories of the war for the allied forces. the battalion also has the unique distinction of being part of the first ever overseas contingent of the Indian Army Post independence. The rich legacy of the battalion since its raising has always been fuelling pride and quest for excellence in all ranks of the battalion as they march on towards greater heights of glory and success. The stamp depicts an army force with rifles.
45 Stamps of each 500 Paise (5 Rs)