4th Bombay Grenadiers

From FIBIwiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

The 4th Bombay Grenadiers was formed in 1922 by the amalgamation of six existing regiments and consisted of five regular battalions and a training battalion. By the beginning of the Second World War, the latter four Battalions had been disbanded or amalgamated. Further Battalions were formed during the Second World War

Regimental history

  • The Grenadiers : a Tradition of Valour by Col. R.D. Palsokar. Jabalpur : Grenadiers Regimental Centre, [1980]. Available at the British Library UIN: BLL01011840970
"The 4th Bombay Grenadiers (1922 title) from raising as 1st Indian Grenadiers in 1779 onwards, inc. Mysore Wars, Egypt 1801, Mahratta Wars, Central India in the Mutiny, Abyssinia, 2nd Afghan War, Burma, Somaliland &c., WW1 Mespot. &c., post-war NWF, WW2 PAIFORCE & Burma (inc. Kohima & Meiktila &c.) & post-1947 Indo-Pakistan Wars &c. Appendices inc. rolls of commanding officers & subedar-majors, gallantry awards (inc. MiDs) to all ranks, both pre- & post-Independence. "a comprehensive account of all the Grenadier battalions & their forebears between 1779 & 1980... gives proper recognition to this fine regiment" - Perkins."[1]

External links


  1. Turner Donovan Military Books Item 62, December 2019.