28th Regiment of Foot

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  • 1702 raised as Sir John Gibson's Regiment of Foot
  • 1751 became the 28th Regiment of Foot
  • 1782 became the 28th (North Gloucestershire) Regiment of Foot
  • 1881 amalgamated with the 61st Regiment of Foot to form The Gloucestershire Regiment. Also sometimes called the Gloster Regiment, or the Glosters.

Service in British India

Second World War

10th Battalion, The Gloucestershire Regiment, arrived Bombay December 17th, 1942, and moved from India to the Arakan on January 13th, 1944. It served in Shillong, and again in Burma until May 16th, 1945 and then returned to India.[1]

External links

Historical books online


  1. dryan67 10th Btn, Glosters In India/Burma 'WW2Talk Forum 26 October 2012. Retrieved 25 April 2019. David A Ryan is co author of books on the Indian Army in WW2, see the WW2Talk Forum post Indian Army: An Organisational History. Retrieved 25 April 2019.