He was with General Hari Singh Nalva in 1834 when the Sikhs took Peshawar from the Barakzais. In 1845, he was stationed in Hazara with the Katar Mukhi Regiment. In 1846, he accompanied Major Henry Lawrence to Kashmir where Shaikh Imam ud-Din was in revolt, and the next year went with Lieut. Herbert Edwardes to Bannu. He took part in the siege of Multan in 1848. During the uprising of 1857, the Fort of Multan, the magazine and the treasury were entrusted to Badri Nath's corps and he was granted Order of British India for his services in suppressing the rebellion. He retired from service in 1861. Badri Nath died in 1871.
1. Griffin, Lepel, and C.F. Massy, Chiefs and Families of Note in the Punjab. Lahore, 1909