11th Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry

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Also known as the Ironside Battalion.

Chronology

  • 1763 raised in Calcutta by Captain Gilbert Ironside ranked 14th Battalion
  • 1764 ranked as 10th Battalion under Captain William Smith
  • 1765 posted to the 1st Brigade
  • 1775 renumbered the 5th Battalion of Bengal Native Infantry
  • 1781 became the 5th Battalion of Bombay Native Infantry
  • 1784 became the 5th Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry
  • 1786 became the 5th Battalion of Bengal Native Infantry
  • 1796 became the 1st Battalion 5th Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry
  • 1824 became the 11th Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry
  • 1857 Mutiny at Meerut 10 May

In 1861 after the mutiny the title was given to the 70th Bengal Native Infantry which later became 11th Regiment of Rajput Infantry.

Battle Honours

Bhurtpoor

External links

List of officers 1829 Google Books