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The military unit of the Agra Volunteer Rifles was an auxiliary infantry unit. It was a part of the Volunteer Corps under the British Indian Army
. The unit functioned under the Bengal Command and was administered by the Presidency Armies in British India
. The Agra Volunteer Rifles was formed on 9th August 1878 by the British Empire in India. The armed force was renamed as the 19th Agra Company on 1st April 1917.
The headquarters of the auxiliary regiment was located in Agra
. The troops wore khaki drill uniforms in summer and khaki serge uniforms during winter. In 1901 the detached companies of Agra Volunteer Rifles were stationed to different bases at Muttra, Mainpuri
, Etah, Fatehgarh
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