Hazara Mountain Battery

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Chronology

  • 1851 raised as the Hazara Mountain Train at Haripur from Hazara gunners that were trained by Major Abbot to defend the Hazara District
  • 1858 became part of the Punjab Irregular Force
  • 1865 became the Hazara Mountain Battery
  • 1876 became No 4 (Hazara) Punjab Mountain Battery
  • 1903 became the 24th Hazara Mountain Battery (Frontier Force)
  • 1920 became the 24th Hazara Pack Battery (Frontier Force)
  • 1921 became the 104th (Hazara) Pack Battery
  • 1922 became the 104th (Hazara) Pack Battery (Frontier Force)
  • 1924 became part of the Royal Regiment of Artillery as the 104th (Hazara) Pack Battery R.A. (F.F.)
  • 1927 became the 4th (Hazara) Indian Mountain Battery, R.A. (F.F.)
  • 1928 became the 4th (Hazara) Mountain Battery, R.A. (F.F.)
  • 1939 became the 4th Hazara Mountain Battery F.F.
  • 1947 allocated to India
  • Till Date Part of The Indian Army, 56 Field Regiment (JITRA) as P Battery. Still retains the Piffer Colors and lots of history carefully secured

External Links

4th Hazara Mountain Battery blogspot.com
24th Hazara Mountain Battery (Frontier Force) Wikipedia
Indian Army Mountain Artillery www.king-emperor.com