14th (Ferozepore) Regiment of Sikh Infantry

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Known as the 14th Sikhs


  • 1846 raised as Regiment of Ferozepore after the 1st Sikh War
  • 1861 became 14th Bengal Native Infantry
  • 1864 became 14th (The Ferozepore) Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry
  • 1885 became 14th Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry (Ferozepore Sikhs)
  • 1901 became 14th (Ferozepore) Sikh Infantry
  • 1903 became 14th Ferozepore Sikhs
  • 1906 became 14th Prince of Wales's Own Ferozepore Sikhs
  • 1910 became 14th King George's Own Ferozepore Sikhs
  • 1922 became 1st/11th Sikh Regiment
  • 1947 allocated to India on Partition

British Library holdings

  • The 14th, King George's Own Sikhs : the 1st Battalion (K.G.O.) (Ferozepore Sikhs), the 11th Sikh Regiment, 1846-1933 by Colonel F.E.G. Talbot, published 1937
  • 1st King George V's Own Battalion, the Sikh Regiment. The 14th King George's Own Ferozepore Sikhs. 1846-1946 by Lieutenant-General P. G. Bamford, published 1948

External Links

Historical books online

  • "The Ambayla Campaign" page 12 Memoirs, with a full account of the great malaria problem and its solution by Ronald Ross 1923 Archive.org. The account of the author’s father, Major Campbell Claye Grant Ross, who was in command of the Fezozepore Sikhs. For more details of this campaign, see the Ambela Campaign