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Floorplan - The Grant Room

Afghanistan & The North-West Frontier

The volatile politics of the mountainous North-West Frontier was a constant source of trouble for the British and became the scene for some of the Gordons’ most famous and heroic actions.

The 92nd fought in the Second Afghan War (1878 - 80), taking part in the epic 23-day march from Kabul to Kandahar in August 1880.

On 20 October 1897,1st Battalion The Gordon Highlanders achieved enormous fame when it stormed the Heights of Dargai.

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