Bombay European Foot Artillery
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- 1748 raised
- 1862 taken into British Army. The Bombay Artillery was absorbed into the Royal Artillery as the 18th, 21st and 22nd Brigades.
- 10 (Assaye) Battery RA 36reg.com. 10 Battery was originally formed in 1755 as the 3rd Company Bombay Artillery. The Battery, at the time of formation, was equipped with cannons pulled by elephants.
- "The History of 10 Assaye Battery, Royal Artillery", Royal Artillery Historical Society Spring Meeting 2nd April 2003. Now an archived webpage (Word version), (a download to your computer, to a downloads folder, which must then be opened). This Battery was originally part of the Bombay Artillery. army.mod.uk/documents/general
Historical books online
- Lists of the officers of His Majesty's and the Hon. Company's troops serving under the Presidency of Bombay from Adjutant General's Office January 1st 1798 Battalion of Artillery muster roll in Surat Google Books
- The Bombay Artillery. List of Officers who have served in the Regiment of Bombay Artillery from its formation in 1749 to amalgamation with the Royal Artillery Compiled by Colonel F. W. M. Spring. Retired Pay, Royal Artillery. 1902. Hathi Trust Digital Library. Archive.org version.
- Sketches of a Soldier's Life in India by Staff Sergeant Thomas Quinney, Hon. East India Company’s Service, 1853 Google Books. He arrived in Bombay May 1827 and transferred to the Bombay Artillery c 1830. He was invalided in January 1841.
- "The New Artillery Amalgamation", pages 606-607 (December 1861) from Colburn’s United Service Magazine, Volume 97, 1861 Part 3 Google Books