17th (Loyal Purbeah) Regiment of Bengal Infantry

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Known as 17th The Loyal Regiment


  • 1858 formed as Loyal Purbeah Regiment from loyal elements of the 3rd, 36th and 61st Bengal Native Infantry
  • 1861 became 21st then 17th Bengal Native Infantry
  • 1864 became 17th (Loyal Purbeah) Bengal Native Infantry
  • 1898 became 17th (The Loyal) Bengal Infantry
  • 1902 became 17th Musulman Rajput Infantry (The Loyal Regiment)
  • 1922 disbanded

External Links

17th The Loyal Regiment British Empire website
17th Infantry (The Loyal Regiment) Wikipedia