The Poona Horse Regiment was raised on 15 July 1817 at Sirur near Pune and will be completing its 200 years of raising in July 2017. The Poona Horse which has the distinction of being one of the most decorated regiments in the Indian Army will complete 200 glorious years in 2017. The Poona Horse as its exists today is an amalgamation of two the finest cavalry regiments of the erstwhile Bombay Presidency. The forebears of the Poona Horse were raised as part of an auxiliary force, for service in the territory of the Peshwa. The regiment was not yet fully raised when it was blooded in the battle of CORYGAUM. A small detachment of 300 horseman was pitted against 28600 horseman and foot soldiers and successfully resisted the adversary.
11-02-2017: Poona Horse A commemorative postage stamp
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SKU: INDC09000782311035 Category: Stamps
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