107th Regiment of Foot (Bengal Light Infantry) [UK]
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Page created 1 August 2000. Corrected and updated 04.06.2006
107th Regiment of Foot
(Bengal Light Infantry)
East India Company / United Kingdom   
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1765.08.05 3rd Bengal European Regiment
formed in HEIC service by division of The Bengal European Regiment
1779.09.26 2nd Battalion formed
1781 2nd Battalion disbanded
1783? 3rd Bengal European Battalion
some personnel separated to form 4th Bn , 5th Bn and 6th Bn
1796 3rd Bengal European Regiment
absorbed 4th Regiment without change of title
1798 absorbed by 1st Bengal European Regiment and 2nd Bengal European Regiment

1854 3rd Bengal (European) Light Infantry
re-formed at Chinsurah
1858.07.03 transferred from HEIC to Crown control
1859.11.03 3rd Bengal Light Infantry
1862.09.30 107th Regiment of Foot (Bengal Light Infantry)
transferred to British Army
1881.07.01 united with 35th (Royal Sussex) Regiment of Foot , to form The Royal Sussex Regiment
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    [1st Battalion] [1765-1798, 1854-1881]
    2nd Battalion [1779-1781]
Depot and Reserves:
  ? Depot Battalion [1856-1871]
  43rd Brigade Depot at Chichester [1873-1881]
flag The Colours and What They Mean, by John Baines.
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Uniform: 1765-1798: construction sign
  1854-1881: scarlet; facings: white
<1859> Maj-Gen. George Huyshe, CB
1862.09.30 Gen. Sir George Petre Wymer, KCB
1868.08.13 Lt-Gen. William James D'Urban
1873.12.06 Gen. Hon. Arthur Upton
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monument The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment Museum, Dover (Army Museums Ogilby Trust)
monument Royal Sussex Regiment Collection, Redoubt Fortress, Eastbourne (Army Museums Ogilby Trust)
monument Sussex Combined Services Museum, Eastbourne (Simonides listing)
monument Royal Sussex Regiment Museum gallery, Military Museum of Sussex, Eastbourne.
Regimental Journal:
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