105th Regiment of Foot (Madras Light Infantry) [UK]
Authors and Contributors this page: T.F. Mills
Page created 1 August 2000. Corrected and updated 25.09.2003
 
 
105th Regiment of Foot (Madras Light Infantry)
 
East India Company / United Kingdom   
  Titles & Lineage
  History
  Battle Honours
  Colours, Standards & Guidons
  Uniforms & Badges
  Colonels-in-Chief
  Colonels

  Biography & Gallantry Awards
  Traditions
  Alliances
  Associations, Forums, Re-Enactors
  Museums, Monuments, Memorials
  Bibliography

How to find information about individuals who served in this corps
 
1766 2nd Madras Europeans
1774 2nd Madras European Regiment
1799 disbanded

1824 re-formed as 2nd Bn, The Madras European Regiment
1830 absorbed by 1st Bn

1839 2nd Madras (European) Regiment
1842 2nd Madras (European) Light Infantry
1858.07.03 passed from HEIC to Crown control
1859.11.03 2nd Madras Light Infantry
1862.09.30 105th Regiment of Foot (Madras Light Infantry)
transferred to British Army
1881.07.01 united with 51st (the 2nd Yorkshire West Riding) or King's Own Light Infantry Regiment to become 2nd Bn, The King's Own Light Infantry (South Yorkshire Regiment)
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  Regulars:
    [1st Battalion] [1766-1799, 1839-1881]
Depot and Reserves:
  ? Depot Battalion [1856-1871]
  8th Brigade Depot at Pontefract [1873-1881]
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1862.09.30 Lt-Gen. Archibald Brown Dyce
1866.03.10 Gen. George Alexander Malcolm, CB

Officers of the 105th Regiment, 1873 [from Hart's Army List]
 
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Musicians:
  • Band History, by Gordon Turner and Alwyn W. Turner (Droit Music Ltd)
  • Bandmasters, by Gordon Turner and Alwyn W. Turner (Droit Music Ltd)
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KOYLI  Regimental Gallery, Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery, (Army Museums Ogilby Trust)
KOYLI  Regimental Gallery, Doncaster Museum & Art Gallery, (Simonides listing)
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