By James Lawford
This e-book examines the uniforms, apparatus, heritage and association of the thirtieth Punjabis, from 1857 to their carrier in international warfare II. Uniforms are proven in complete illustrated detail.
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None could be spared for small arms, and Brens and 2-inch mortars had to be carried by the men. Four 3-inch mortar detachments with seventy-two bombs per mortar accompanied the Battalion and required most of the mules for their transport. Although there were six trained mortar detachments available, it seemed of little value to have more mortars but fewer bombs. The few mules left over carried reserve small arms ammunition, entrenching tools and water. One mule was allotted to the doctor for his stores.
While Ben Nevis was in British hands, a major offensive by the Japanese on the Shenam Heights was virtually impossible. Clearly the Japs would regard its recapture as a high priority. The Battalion prepared to hold what it had won. Trees were cut down and the timber used to build head cover over weapon pits. The localities were surrounded with bamboo fences, and punjis, sharpened bamboo stakes about eighteen inches long, were driven in along their base. The fences were also boobytrapped; for this purpose Mills hand-grenades, with the firing-pin withdrawn, were placed in milk tins, and trip wires made from the strands of telephone cable were attached to the firing-levers.
This conclusion was reinforced when a The their last parade with their instruments; they were not Japanese light machine-gun opened up on ' D ' re-formed. (Photographed by R. B. H o l m e s of Peshawar) Company. 'A' Company was called back and returned in excellent order, bringing with them a reserve at Wang Jing; it had not suffered many British 3-inch mortar and some Japanese dis- casualties and morale was extremely high. But a charger cups which they had captured in month of uncooked meals was beginning to tell, Shongphel; the sepoys had seen the back of the and lice had begun to appear on men's clothing; Japanese and were exultant.
30th Punjabis (Men-at-Arms, Volume 31) by James Lawford