Archaeological Sites in India: Fort William

Fort William is a fort built in Calcutta on the Eastern banks of the River Hooghly
Created On: Feb 18, 2013 16:27 IST

Name: Fort William
Type: Fortress , garrisoned and armoured Army Headquarters.
Built: 1781
In use: 1781 - present
Controlled by: British East India Company, Siraj Ud Daulah, Indian Army
Garrison: Eastern Command
Battles/wars: Battle of Plassey
Named after: King William III of England and Ireland and II of Scotland

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