1st Regiment of Sikh Infantry, Punjab Frontier Force
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Known as 51st Sikhs
- 1846 raised by Captain J. S. Hodgson at Hoshiarpur as 1st Sikh Infantry
- 1846-7 1st-4th Sikh Regiments formed as the Infantry of the Frontier Brigade
- 1847 became 1st Regiment of Sikh Local Infantry
- 1851 Frontier Brigade became the Punjab Irregular Force (Piffers) including the Corps of Guides, Punjab Irregular Force
- 1865 became 1st Regiment of Sikh Infantry, Punjab Frontier Force
- 1903 became 51st Sikhs (Frontier Force)
- 1922 became 1st Battalion (Prince of Wales' Own Sikhs) 12th Frontier Force Regiment
- 1945 became 1st Battalion (PWO Sikhs) Frontier Force Regiment
- 1947 allocated to Pakistan on Partition
- 1957 became 3rd Battalion Frontier Force Regiment
The Frontier Force Regiment, compiled by Brigadier W. E. H. Condon 1962. Available online, see below.
- Frontier Brigade Wikipedia
- Frontier Force Regiment Wikipedia
- 12th Frontier Force Regiment pakdef.org, now archived.
- Frontier Force Regiment defence.pk
- "The British Campaign in Aden, 1914-1918" by Mark Connelly Journal of the Centre for First World War Studies Vol. 1, No. 3, 2005. pages 65-96, now an archived web page. Includes brief mention of 51/Sikhs.
- "Military Operations in Aden 1914-1915" by Harry Fecitt, from Harry’s Sideshows kaiserscross.com. Includes mention of the 51st Sikhs (Frontier Force).
Historical books online
- Compilation from Extracts of Regimental Orders and Instructions Affecting the Discipline and Interior Economy of the 1st Regiment Sikh Local Infantry issued by Lieut. Col. Hodgson Commandant 1850. Google Books
- History of the 1st Sikh Infantry 1846-1886 Volume I, and 1887-1901 Volume II (one book), reprinted 1903, first published 1887. Archive.org. Another file: Volume II 1887-1901 Archive.org
- There was a subsequent edition, with history to 1920, published 1929, available at the British Library UIN: BLL01006690188