32nd Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry

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Chronology

  • 1798 raised as 1st Btn 16th Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry following 1796 reorganisation when previous 16th became 2nd Btn 7th Regt
  • 1824 1st Battalion became 32nd Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry under Major P Starling

In the Indian Mutiny the regiment did not rebel and, in the ensuing disbandment of Bengal Army regiments, the 32nd became the third most senior.

  • 1861 became 3rd Bengal Native Infantry

For subsequent history see 3rd Regiment of Brahman Infantry

Battle Honours

External links

32nd Bengal Native Infantry www.regiments.org