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Colonial Corps

Colonial Corps of the British army were regiments stationed in a colony for its defence exclusively, but paid for out of the Army Estimates. Such were the Cape Mounted Rifles, the Malta Fencibles, and other corps. They have gradually been disbanded, local militia being substituted. There are still, however, West India regiments the rank and file of which are negroes, and which are partly stationed in West Africa, and native troops at Ceylon and Hong Kong.