40th Regiment of Pathan Infantry

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Known as 40th Pathans

Chronology

  • 1858 raised as the Shahjehanpur Levy
  • 1861 became the 40th Bengal Native Infantry
  • 1864 became the 40th (Shahjehanpur) Bengal Native Infantry
  • 1885 became the 40th (Shahjehanpur) Bengal Infantry
  • 1890 became the 40th (Baluch) Bengal Infantry
  • 1892 became the 40th (Pathan) Bengal Infantry
  • 1901 became the 40th Pathan Infantry
  • 1903 became the 40th Pathans
  • 1922 amalgamated with the 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd and 24th Punjabis to become 5th Battalion 14th Punjab Regiment
  • 1947 allocated to Pakistan on Partition and renamed the Punjab Regiment

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