2nd Bn, The Durham Light Infantry: Service
Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson
Page created 1 March 2001. Corrected and updated 05.12.2002
1788-1796,
1824-1862
1862-1881
1881-1955
United Kingdom  
Note:This is a battalion history of the Regular Army. See the main regimental page for full lineage and other information.
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War service
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Home service
 
     
  1788 2nd Bombay Light Infantry
raised in HEIC service
       
     
       
  1796 disbanded
  1824 2nd Bombay Light Infantry
re-formed in HEIC service
       
     
       
  1829 disbanded
  1839 2nd Bombay (European) Regiment
re-formed in HEIC service
1839 India
  1846 Aden
  1848.01 India
  1857 Persia
  1858 India
  1859.11.03 2nd Bombay Light Infantry
transferred to British service
  1859 India  
  1862.09.30 106th Regiment of Foot (Bombay Light Infantry)
  1873 England  
  1880 Ireland  
  1881.07.01 2nd Battalion, The Durham Light Infantry
  1881 Dublin
  1882 Gibraltar
  1885 Sudan  
  1887 India: Poona
  <1892> Mhow
  <1897> Poona
  1899 Mandalay
  1902 England: Aldershot
  1905 Cork
  1911 England: Colchester
  1913 Lichfield
  1914.09 France and Flanders 6 Div
  1919 England: Tidworth
  1920 Turkey Army of Occupation
  1920 India: Poona
  1922 Ahmednagar
  1924 Cawnpore
  1927 Shanghai
  1928 India: Sialkot
  1931 Lebong
  1933 Barrackpore
  1934 Bombay
  1936 Sudan
  1937 Woking 6 Bde
  1939.09 France & Belgium 2 Inf Div, BEF
  1940.06 UK
  1942.06 India/Burma
  1945 Malaya /Burma
  1948.09.25 amalgamated with 1st Battalion
  1952.01.31 re-formed
  1952.01 Germany BAOR
  1955 UK?  
  1955.12.31 disbanded (PSA)