This history covers the period 1857 to 1946. For much of the 19th century the Regiment was the 19th Bengal Infantry. In 1903 it became the 19th Punjabis and in 1922, it became 1/14 Punjab Regiment. This is a sound and readable narrative history, with plenty of helpful detail of the Regiment’s campaigns including ther second Afghan War of 1878-80; Col. Younghusband’s 1904 expedition to Tibet; the Great War in Persia and the North West Frontier; and the Second World War in Malaya. The Appendices include a list of former COs, extracts from Bn Standing Orders, list of Stations and movements complete this history. Note: the Regiment’s Indian name “Sherdil-ki-Paltan” translates as “Regiment of the Lionhearted” This is a sound and readable narrative history, with plenty of helpful detail.
HISTORY OF THE 1st BATTALION 14th PUNJAB REGIMENT SHERDIL-KI-PALTAN Late XIX Punjabis
An extensive and readable narrative history of a Regiment – whose indian name means ‘regiment of the Lion-hearted’ which from 1857-1945 fought in its native India, Afghanistan, Tibet, Persia and Malaya.