In the British Indian armies, a noncommissioned officer of native soldiers, corresponding to a sergeant.
Indian Army infantry non-commissioned officer, equivalent to Sgt
non-commissioned Indian officer, equivalent to a sergeant
An Indian Army infantry non-commissioned officer equal to a Sergeant.
Havildar was the equivalent rank to Sergeant in the British Indian Army, next above Naik, and is still used in the modern Indian Army and Pakistan Army. The cavalry equivalent is Daffadar. Like a British sergeant, a Havildar wears three rank chevrons.