3rd Infantry, Hyderabad Contingent

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Known as 96th Berar Infantry


  • 1797 raised as 2nd Battalion of the Aurangabad Division
  • 1826 became 3rd Regiment of Infantry, Nizam's Army
  • 1854 became 3rd Infantry, Hyderabad Contingent
  • 1903 became 96th Berar Infantry
  • 1922 became 2nd (Berar) Battalion 19th Hyderabad Regiment
  • 1945 became the Kumaon Regiment
  • 1947 allocated to India on Partition

External Links

Historical books online

  • Valour Triumphs: A History of the Kumaon Regiment by K C Praval 1976. Copy and paste the following link in your browser
http://lib.perdana.org.my/PLF/PLF2/Digital_Content/PLF/000013/OCRed/Valour Triumphs.pdf or
access the archived version Archive.org.