57th Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry

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Chronology

  • 1804 raised as 1st Btn 29th Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry following 1796 reorganisation when previous 29th became 2nd Btn 9th Regiment
  • 1824 1st Battalion became 57th Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry under Major J Swinton
  • 1857 mutinied at Ferozepore 14 May