6th Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry

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Also known as the Gowan Battalion.

Chronology

  • 1763 raised as 13th Battalion
  • 1764 ranked as 4th Battalion under Captain Campbell
  • 1765 posted to the 1st Brigade
  • 1767 named the Gowan Battalion after Captain Clotworthy Gowan
  • 1775 renumbered the 3rd Battalion of Bengal Native Infantry
  • 1781 became the 1st Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry
  • 1784 became the 3rd Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry
  • 1786 became the 3rd Battalion of Bengal Native Infantry
  • 1796 became the 1st Battalion 3rd Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry
  • 1824 became the 6th Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry
  • 1857 mutinied at Allahabad 6 June

External links

List of officers in 1829 Google Books