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IMAM SHAH (d. 1846), who rose to be a colonel in Ranjit Singh's army entered the service ofJodh Singh ofWazirabad in 1809 as an artillery Jamadar. He was of Persian descent and a grandson of Qamar udDin, an officer in the army of Nadir Shah. In 1810, on the death ofJodh Singh, Imam Shah joined service under Ranjit Singh. Imam Shah took part in various expeditions undertaken by the Maharaja. He was killed in action on 10 February 1846 at Sabhraon during the first AngloSikh war. His son, Muhammad Shah, a commandant in Sikh artillery, also took part in the battle along with his father.

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