44th Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry

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  • 1803 raised as 2nd Btn 22nd Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry following 1796 reorganisation when previous 22nd became the 2nd Btn 3rd Regiment
  • 1824 2nd Battalion became 44th Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry under Major E C Browne
  • 1857 mutinied and disarmed at Agra 31 May

In 1861 after the mutiny the title was taken by the 11th Sylhet Local (Light) Infantry which later became 44th Gurkha Rifles.

Historical books on-line

"The Indian Empire Vol II" by R Montgomery Martin Regiment disarmed at Agra archive.org