1st Bn, The Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment: Service
Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson
Page created 1 July 2002. Corrected and updated 17.11.2002
1st Battalion,
16th Regiment of Foot
1688-1881
1881-1958
United Kingdom  
Note:This is a battalion history of the Regular Army. See the main regimental page for full lineage and other information.
Colour Key
Lineage
War service
Overseas service
Home service
 
     
  1688 Archibald Douglas's Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1751.07.01 16th Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1881.07.01 1st Battalion, The Bedfordshire Regiment
  1881 Ireland: Newry
  1882 England: Colchester
  1886 Aldershot
  1888 Malta
  1889 India: Kuldana
  1897 Umballa
  1899 Mooltan
  1902 Jhansi
  1907 Aden
  1908 England: Aldershot
  1913 India: Mullingar 15 Bde
  1914.08 France and Flanders 5 Div
  1917.11 Italy
  1918.04 France and Flanders
  1919 England  
  1919.07.29 1st Battalion, The Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment
  1920.07 Ireland: Sligo
  1922.02 England: Aldershot 2 Bde
  1925 Malta
  1928 China
  1929 India: Mhow Mhow Div
  1932 Jhansi Meerut Div
  1934 Dacca
  1936 Chakratta
  1938 Egypt
  1939.10 Middle East 6 Div
  1942.03 India
  1942.03 India 14 Bde
  1944.01 India/Burma 16 Inf Bde
  1945 India
  1947 Libya
  1948 Greece  
  1948.10.18 amalgamated" with 2nd Battalion without change of title
  1950 England: London 32 Gds Bde
  1951 Cyprus  
  1952.02 Egypt  
  1954 England: Tidworth  
  1956 Germany: Goslar  
  1957 Germany: Goslar 12 Bde
  1958.06.02 amalgamated with 1st Bn, The Essex Regiment, to form
3rd East Anglian Regiment (16th/44th Foot)