7th Regiment of Punjab Infantry

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19th Punjabis from a painting by Major A.C. Lovett

Known as 19th Punjabis

Chronology

  • 1857 raised as 7th Regiment of Punjab Infantry from loyal elements of the 2nd and 7th Punjab Police Battalions
  • 1861 became 19th Bengal Native Infantry
  • 1864 became 19th (Punjab) Bengal Native Infantry
  • 1885 became 19th (Punjab) Bengal Infantry
  • 1901 became 19th Punjab Infantry
  • 1922 became 1st/14th Punjab Regiment
  • 1947 allocated to Pakistan on Partition

External Links

Historical books online

References

  1. History of the 1st Battalion 14th Punjab Regiment Sherdil-Ki-Paltan Late XIX Punjabis by Lt.Col G.H.Thompson and others 1946 Naval & Military Press reprint edition.