2nd Queen Victoria's Own Rajput Light Infantry [India]
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Page created 1 August 2000. Corrected and updated 10.11.2005
 
 
2nd Queen Victoria's Own Rajput Light Infantry
 
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1798 2nd Battalion, 15th Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry
1824 31st Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry
1858 31st Regiment of Bengal Native (Light) Infantry
1861 2nd Regiment of Bengal (Light) Infantry
1876 2nd (Queen's Own) Regiment of Bengal Native Light Infantry
royal accolade granted by Queen Victoria
1885 2nd (Queen's Own) Regiment of Bengal Light Infantry
1897 2nd (Queen's Own) Regiment of Rajput Bengal Light Infantry
1901 2nd (Queen's Own) Regiment of Rajput Light Infantry
1911 2nd Queen Victoria's Own Rajput Light Infantry
1922.03.01 united with 4th Prince Albert Victor's Rajputs, 7th Duke of Connaught's Own Rajputs, 8th Rajputs, 11th Rajputs, and 16th Rajputs (The Lucknow Regiment), to form 1st Bn, 7th Rajput Regiment
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Regulars:
  [1st Battalion] [1798-1922]
   
War-Formed Units:
    2nd Battalion [1917-1921]
    3rd Battalion [1918-1919]
     
     

Delhi 1803, Leswaree, Deig, Bhurtpore, Khelat, Affghanistan, Maharajpore, Punjaub, Chillianwallah, GoojeratCentral India, Afghanistan 1879-80, Burma 1885-87, China 1900

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Afghanistan 19191

1. Awarded in 1926 to successor regiment.

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Honorary Colonel:
1876.03.10 F.M. HRH Albert Edward, Prince of Wales
   
Colonel-in-Chief:
1904.05.13 F.M. HM King Edward VII
 
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