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Glossary: V

A glossary of special terminology used in India during the British Administration.

Viceroy's Commissioned Officers (VCOs)
Name given after 1858 to native officers of the Indian Army, so-called because they received their commissions from the Viceroy, not from the Monarch. See also Indian Commissioned Officers

Voluntary Aid Detachments (VADs)
Special nursing service recruited from volunteers in the UK during World War II, for service with the British armed forces overseas.

Volunteer Force - India
See Indian Volunteer Force