2nd Bn, The Gordon Highlanders: Service
Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson, T.F. Mills
Page created 1 November 2002. Corrected and updated 19.11.2005
1759-1765
1st Battalion,
92nd Highlanders
1794-1881
2nd Battalion,
The Gordon Highlanders
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.
Colour Key
Lineage
War service
Overseas service
Home service
 
     
  1759.10.13 89th (Highland) Regiment of Foot
raised among Clan Gordon, Scotland
  1759. embodied at Gordon Castle aaa
  1759.12 Aberdeen aaa
  1760.12 at sea (embarked at Portsmouth) aaa
  1761.11 India: Bombay aaa
  1760 Carnatic war
  1763 India  
  1764 at sea  
  1764? Scotland  
  1765 disbanded in Scotland
   
  1794.02.10 100th (Gordon Highlanders) Regiment of Foot
raised chiefly in Aberdeenshire
  1794? Gibraltar
  1795 Corsica (det in Elba)
  1796 Gibraltar
  1798.10.16 92nd (Highland) Regiment of Foot
  1798 England
  1798 Ireland  
  1799.09 Holland: Helder campaign
  1799 England
  1800 absorbed some volunteers of 2nd Bn, Caithness Fencibles
  1800.06 at sea
  1800.06.18 French coast: Quiberon Bay
  1800.06.23 at sea
  1800 Minorca, Gibraltar, Malta
  1801 Egypt
  1802 Ireland
  Scotland
  1803.11.24 1st Battalion, 92nd (Highland) Regiment of Foot
redesignated on formation of 2nd Battalion
  England
  1807.08 Denmark: Copenhagen
  1807.09 England
  1808.05.10 at sea  
  1808.05.17 Sweden: Göteborg  
  1808.07.03 at sea  
  1808.07.15 England  
  1808.07.31 at sea  
  1808.08.27 Portugal: Mondego Bay
  1808 Peninsular war
  1809.01.17? at sea (embarked at Corunna)  
  1809.01.26 England: Portsmouth
  1809 1st Battalion, 92nd Regiment of Foot
  1809.07 Walcheren
  1809 England
  1810 at sea  
  1810.10.08 Portugal: Lisbon
  1810.10 Peninsular war Howard Bde, 1 Div
  1811.05 Peninsular war 2 Div
  1814.04 France
  1814.07.17 at sea (embarked at Pauillac)
  1814.07.26 Ireland: Cork
  1814.10.24 92nd Regiment of Foot
redesignated on disbandment of 2nd Battalion
  1815.05 at sea  
  1815.05.10 Belgium: Ostend
  1815.06 Waterloo campaign Pack Bde, 5 Div
  1815.07.03 France: Paris
  1815.10.28 at sea (embarked at Calais)
  1815.10.29 England: Margate
  1815 Scotland
  Ireland
  1819 West Indies: Jamaica
  1827 Scotland
  Ireland
  1834 Gibraltar
  Malta
  1841 West Indies: Barbados
  1844 Scotland
  1846 Ireland
  1851 Ionian Islands: Corfu
  1853 Gibraltar
  1855 Crimean war: Turkey
  1856.07 Gibraltar
  1858.03 India
  1858 Sepoy rebellion
  1861.07.04 92nd (Gordon Highlanders) Regiment of Foot
  1863 England
  Scotland
  Ireland
  1868 India
  1878 Afghanistan
  1880 India
1881.01 South Africa
  1881.03 Natal
  1881.07.01 2nd Battalion, The Gordon Highlanders
1885 England: Devonport
Scotland  
1885 Channel Islands  
1887 Ireland: Belfast
<1892> Curragh
<1894> Dublin
1896 England: Aldershot
1898 India
  1899.11 at sea  
1899 South Africa
1902.01 India: Thobba or Sialkot
1904 Peshawar
1907 Calcutta
  1908.02 NW Frontier  
  1908.05  
1910 Cawnpore
1912 Egypt
1914.10 France and Flanders 7 Div
  1917.11 Italy 20 Bde, 7 Div
  1918.11 Italy
1919 England: Maryborough
1922 Scotland: Fort George
1925 England: Borden 3 Bde
1929 Northern Ireland: Ballykinlar
1933 England: Aldershot 5 Bde
1934 Gibraltar
1936 Singapore
  1941.12 Singapore

1942.02.15

captured by the Japanese in Malaya
1943.09 re-formed in UK
1943.09 UK 15 Inf Div
1944.06 NW Europe
1945.09 Libya
1947.05 Scotland
  1948.07.12 disbanded (technically "amalgamated" with 1st Battalion)