2nd Regiment of Sikh Infantry, Punjab Frontier Force
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Known as 52nd Sikhs
- 1846 raised by Captain J.W.V. Stephen at Kangra as 2nd Sikh Infantry
- 1846-7 1st-4th Sikh Regiments formed as the Infantry of the Frontier Brigade
- 1847 became 2nd Regiment of Sikh Local Infantry
- 1851 Frontier Brigade became the Punjab Irregular Force (Piffers) including the Corps of Guides, Punjab Irregular Force
- 1865 became 2nd Regiment of Sikh Infantry, Punjab Frontier Force
- 1903 became 52nd Sikhs (Frontier Force)
- 1922 became 2nd Battalion 12th Frontier Force Regiment
- 1945 became 2nd Battalion (Sikhs) Frontier Force Regiment
- 1947 allocated to Pakistan on Partition
- 1957 became 4th Battalion Frontier Force Regiment
- The Historical Record of the 2nd (or Hill) Sikh Infantry, Punjab Frontier Force. Lahore: Punjab Govt Press. 1888 edition is available at the British Library, reference IOR/L/MIL/17/5/4303.
- 1887 edition is available online, refer below.
- Historical Record of 52nd Sikhs Frontier Force late 2nd (or Hill) Sikh Infantry : Punjab Frontier Force. Published Lahore : The Mufid-I-Am Press, 1905 (63 p.)
- History of the 2nd Sikhs, 12th Frontier Force Regiment, 1846-1933. Compiled by Captain C. W. May. Published Jubbulpore 1933. Available at the British Library UIN: BLL01001795399
- 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
- 2nd/52nd Sikhs Photograph Collection flickr.com. Contains 59 photographs taken 1890-1919
- "Kurdistan 1919: Military Operations in Mesopotamian Kurdistan: South Kurdistan, May–June 1919" by Harry Fecitt. From Harry's Sideshows kaiserscross.com
Historical books online
- The Historical Records of The 2nd Sikh Infantry, Punjab Frontier Force 1887 Panjab Digital Library. Also available Archive.org, mirror from Digital Library of India.
- The Frontier Force Regiment compiled by Brigadier W. E. H. Condon 1962. Link to a pdf download, PAHAR - Mountains of Central Asia Digital Dataset (MCADD). Archive.org mirror version.