2nd Bn, The Border Regiment: Service
Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson, T.F. Mills
Page created 1 November 2002. Corrected and updated 17.11.2002
1st Battalion,
55th Regiment of Foot
1755-1881
2nd Battalion,
The Border Regiment
1881-1950
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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Lineage
War service
Overseas service
Home service
 
     
  1755 57th Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1757 55th Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1844 England  
  1846 Ireland  
  1851 Gibraltar  
  1854 Crimea  
  1856 Gibraltar  
1857 Ireland: Dublin  
  1859 Curragh  
  1860 England: Aldershot  
  1861 Jersey  
  1862 England: Portsmouth  
  1863 India-  
  1864 Bhutan  
  1864 India: Madras  
  1865 Lucknow  
  1869 Dum Dum  
  1869 Dewangiri  
  1869 Chakratta  
  1873 Cherat  
  1874 Roorkee  
  1875 Delhi  
  1876 Aden  
  1877 England: Gosport  
  1878 Portsmouth  
  1879 Shorncliffe/Dover  
  1881.07.01 2nd Battalion, The Border Regiment
  1882 Ireland: Dublin
  1887 Guernsey
  1888 Malta
  1890 India: Multan
  <1897> Quetta
  <1899> Bareilly
  1902 Burma
  1905 South Africa
  1907 England: Sheffield
  1901 Bordon
  1912 Wales: Pembroke Dock
  1914.09 France and Flanders 7 Inf Div
  1917.11 Italy
  1919 Ireland: Castlebar/Claremorris
  1922 England: Aldershot 1 Bde
  1924 Malta
  1925 Sudan
  1927 Tientsin
  1929.12 India: Rawalpindi
  1933 Landi Kotal
  1934 Ferozepore
  1938.10 Calcutta
  1939 Calcutta
  1941.03 Poona
  1942.07 Ceylon
  1943.11 India/Burma 36 Inf Div
  1946 UK
  1950.10.28 amalgamated with 1st Battalion