23rd Punjab Pioneers
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- 1857 raised as 15th (Pioneer) Regiment of Punjab Infantry Lt R H Shebbeare VC
- 1861 became 23rd Bengal Native Infantry
- 1864 became 23rd (Punjab) Bengal Native Infantry (Pioneers)
- 1885 became 23rd (Punjab) Bengal Infantry (Pioneers)
- 1901 became 23rd Punjab Pioneers
- 1903 became 23rd Sikh Pioneers
- 1922 became 1st Battalion 3rd Sikh Pioneers
- 1929 became Corps of Sikh Pioneers
- 1933 disbanded
- 1941 re-raised as The Sikh Light Infantry
- 1947 allocated to India on Partition
The History of the Sikh Pioneers, 23rd, 32nd, 34th by Sir George MacMunn ; assisted by Captain Spurgin. 1936. Available at the British Library.
- 23rd Sikh Pioneers British Empire Website
- 23rd Sikh Pioneers Wikipedia (retrieved 29 April 2014)
- 3rd Sikh Pioneers Wikipedia (retrieved 29 April 2014)
- Sikh Light Infantry Wikipedia (retrieved 29 April 2014)
- History of the Sikh Light Infantry sikhli.info, now an archived website (retrieved 29 April 2014)
- Regimental Histories sikhli.info, now an archived website (retrieved 29 April 2014)
- Letters of forgotten VC winner found. 27 February 2008 The Telegraph. Retrieved 23 August 2014. Brevet Captain Robert Shebbeare won his medal during the infamous siege of Delhi in September 1857. Afterwards he put together a Sikh regiment, the 15th Punjab, which later saw action in China. Includes photograph with officers of his 15th Punjab regiment, "taken by Mr Beato in the British camp at Talien Hwan, Manchuria, on either 10 or 11 July 1860".
- Robert Shebbeare Wikipedia
- "The British Campaign in Aden, 1914-1918" by Mark Connelly Journal of the Centre for First World War Studies Vol. 1, No. 3, 2005. pages 65-96. now an archived web page. Includes brief mention of 23/Sikh Pioneers.
Historical books online
- With Mounted Infantry In Tibet by Brevet Major W J Ottley, 34th Sikh Pioneers 1906 Archive.org. The dedication mentions members of the 23rd Pioneers.
- Snook, Mike "mewafarosh" Victorian Wars Forum 20 August 2014. Retrieved 23 August 2014