2nd Border Regiment, Sudan 1927 (forum archive)

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From Cabinet Office papers, Documents Online at The National Archives.

The Garrison of the Sudan, July 12th 1927 Half-Yearly State of Combatant Units, 1st July, 1926 Khartoum Area

2nd Bn. The Border Regiment. Establishment 18 Officers, 557 Other ranks. Strength 15 Officers, 509 Other ranks. (includes 1 company at Atbara). No Artillery guns, no.303 Vickers, 24 Lewis guns. Central Area (El Obeid)

2nd Bn. The Border Regiment. Establishment 5 Officers, 148 Other ranks. Strength 3 Officers, 118 Other ranks. No Artillery guns, no.303 Vickers, 8 Lewis guns. Eastern Area (Gebeit)

2nd Bn. The Border Regiment. Establishment 5 Officers, 148 Other ranks. Strength 3 Officers, 180 Other ranks. No Artillery guns, 8 .303 Vickers, 24 Lewis guns.

2 British infantry battalions. Peace and mobilization small-arm ammunition is held by infantry battalions on the scales laid down in Equipment Regulations, Part 2, 1924, Section 1, and in Appendix V, G. 1098/701. Of this ammunition the following amounts are kept in barrack rooms for use in emergency.

2nd Bn, Border Regt. 5 rounds per revolver, 20 rounds per rifle, 500 rounds per Lewis gun, 1,500 rounds per .303-inch Vickers gun.