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Paskal
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At the beginning of the first Sikh war, the battalions were of 8 companies, including one of grenadiers and a light …

30 years earlier, the battalions were at 10 companies including one of grenadiers and a light …

I’m only talking about companies of ‘ combat ‘, not the depot companies.

It should be noted that the companies are tactical units since some of them can be detached.

There must be a specific date or at least a specific year, or the battalions have gone to eight companies.