Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson
Page created 1 March 2001. Corrected and updated 29.11.2002
2nd Battalion,
19th Regiment of Foot
1858-1881
2nd Battalion,
The Green Howards
1881-1956
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
 
   
  1858.03.09 2nd Battalion, 19th Regiment of Foot
raised at Exeter
       
     
       
  1881.07.01 2nd Battalion, The Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
  1881 Ireland: Belfast  
  1882 Curragh  
  1885 Buttevant  
  1886 England: Aldershot  
  1890 India: Bangalore  
  1892 Burma  
  1897 India: Rhaniket/Jullunder  
  1899 Dagshai  
  1902 2nd Battalion, Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
  1902 Cawnpore
  1904 Bombay
  1906 South Africa
  1909 England: York
  1911 Blackdown
  1913 Guernsey
  1914.09 France and Flanders 7 Div
  1915.12 France and Flanders 30 Div
  1918.05 France and Flanders 11 Div
  1919 Ireland: Tipperary
  1921.01.01 2nd Battalion, The Green Howards (Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment)
  1923 England: Dover
  1925 West Indies
  1927 Egypt
  1929 Shanghai
  1931.04 India: Poona
  1934 Meerut
  1937 Waziristan
  1939 Lahore
  1944.05 India/Burma 82 West African Div
  1946 Egypt & Sudan
  1948? England  
  1949.03.31 disbanded at Richmond
  1952.04.03 re-formed at Barnard Castle
  1952.04 UK  
  1953.04 Egypt  
  1954.08.30 Cyprus  
  1955.12 UK  
  1956.05.01 disbanded (PSA)