120th Rajputana Infantry

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Known as the 20th Regiment of Bombay Native Infantry in the Bombay Army
Known as 120th Rajputana Infantry in the Indian Army

Chronology

  • 1817 formed as 2nd Battalion 10th Regiment of Bombay Native Infantry
  • 1824 became 20th Regiment of Bombay Native Infantry
  • 1885 became 20th Regiment of Bombay Infantry
  • 1901 became 20th Bombay Infantry
  • 1903 became 120th Rajputana Infantry
  • 1922 became 2nd (Prince of Wales's Own) Battalion 6th Rajputana Rifles
  • 1945 became 2nd (Prince of Wales's Own) Battalion Rajputana Rifles
  • 1947 allocated to India on Partition

Regimental history

The History of the 2/6th Rajputana Rifles - Prince of Wales's Own by H. G. Rawlinson. [With plates]. Published 1936. Available at the British Library UIN: BLL01001795392

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