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The Bombay Volunteer Artillery was an artillery regiment of the Volunteer Corps units of the Royal Artillery in India. The auxiliary army unit was formed on 6th June 1887 by the British Empire in India
. The former regiment of the British Indian Army
was administered by the Bombay Army
of Bombay Presidency
. The Bombay Volunteer Artillery was also incorporated as a part of the Bombay Command.
The headquarters of the regiment was established in Bombay (now Mumbai
) in the Indian state of Maharashtra
. A part of the artillery unit was re-designated and re-structured to form the No. 3 (Bombay) Fortress Company on 1st April 1902. The uniform of the troops of Bombay Volunteer Artillery unit included Khaki drill formals. It was renamed as the 4th (Bombay) Group Garrison Artillery on 1st April 1917.
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