2nd Bn, The Highland Light Infantry: Service
Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson
Page created 1 November 2002. Corrected and updated 02.12.2003
1787-1881
1881-1948
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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  1787 74th (Highland) Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1816 74th Regiment of Foot
       
     
       
  1881.07.01 2nd Battalion, The Highland Light Infantry
  1881 England: Aldershot
  1882 Egypt
  1884 India: Dagshai
  <1889> Peshawar
  <1892> Fyzabad
  <1897> Cawnpore
  1899 Ceylon
  1902 Jersey
  1904 Scotland: Edinburgh
  1906 Fort George
  1910 Ireland: Cork
  1912 Mullingar
  1914 England: Aldershot 5 Bde
  1914.08 France and Flanders 2 Div
  1919 North Russia
  1921 Palestine
  1921 Turkey Army of Occupation
  1922 Egypt
  1923 India: Madras
  1927 Cawnpore
  1930 Lucknow
  1933 Razmak
  1934 Peshawar
  1938 Palestine
1939 Egypt
  1940.07 Egypt & Libya 5 Ind Inf Div
  1941 Eritrea
  1941 Egypt, Iraq & Cyprus
  1942.07 North Africa 8 Army Troops
  1943 Palestine
  1943 Sicily
  1943. Italy
1943 Syria
  1944 Yugoslavia & Albania
  1944 Greece
  1945 Greece
  1948 Scotland: Glasgow
  1948.09.23 amalgamated with 1st Battalion