and Men, 1862
1st Bengal Lancers - The
headgear of these men is characteristic of irregular cavalry
at this time. It consists of twisted cords, some of gold
wound round a red domed cap. The alkhalak is a knee length
yellow jacket of plain material for the officers and NCOs,
but quilted for the men. The officers have chains and pickers
on their pouchbelts whereas the NCOs and sowars are plain.