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Possible Bengal Lancer uniform?

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Possible Bengal Lancer uniform?

Posted: 19 Mar 2013 3:34PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 19 Mar 2013 3:35PM GMT
Surnames: Stephens
The attached photo is of my 2x great grandfather Wilfred Stephens who was a Royal Engineer with the British Army having been commissioned to Fiji in 1875 to survey the new capital for Fiji.

The photo we were told is a Bengal Lancers uniform when he apparently served in Ceylon, India before 1875. At this stage we have no dob, dod or parents and siblings for this man but have been told he is from Yorkshire but have no record of this taking place let alone being born there.

Any idea as to dating and where this photo could have been taken, uniform identification etc...
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Paula-Ann Hal... 19 Mar 2013 9:34PM GMT 
ycaso77 21 Mar 2013 2:45PM GMT 
Paula-Ann Hal... 22 Mar 2013 10:55AM GMT 
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