16th Rajput Infantry (The Lucknow Regiment)

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Known as 16th Rajputs

Chronology

  • 1857 formed as the Regiment of Lucknow from loyal elements of the 13th, 48th and 71st Bengal Native Infantry
  • 1861 became 16th Bengal Native Infantry
  • 1864 became 16th (The Lucknow) Bengal Native Infantry
  • 1885 became 16th (The Lucknow) Bengal Infantry
  • 1897 became 16th (The Lucknow) Rajput Bengal Infantry
  • 1903 became 16th Rajput Infantry (The Lucknow Regiment)
  • 1922 became 10th (Training) Battalion 7th Rajput Regiment
  • 1947 allocated to India on Partition and renamed the Rajput Regiment

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