3 Kumaon Rifles was rasied on 23 October 1917 at Sitoli near Almora Uttarakhand This was the first Kumaoni Battalion of the British Indian Army Prior to the raising of the Battalion the Kumaonis used to get themselves recruited in various State Force and irregular units The fact that this unit gave the Kumaonis their first Battalion is a matter of great pride and honour for all ranks of the Regiment and the Unit Since its raising the Battalion has been in the forefront in almost all operations and wars conducted by the Indian Army In its journey of hundred years ever since the Battalion has served n varied terrain particiapted in numerous operations pre and post independence wars deployed in United Nation Missions and has distinguished itself in all spheres The Battalion is completing 100 yeras of distinguished and dedciated service to the Nation on 23 October 2017

Technical Details
Category: Regiment
Date Of Issue: 23-Oct-2017
Denomination: 500(Ps)
No/Issue Sheet: 45