2nd Bn, The Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment: Service
Authors and Contributors this page: Graham Watson, T.F. Mills
Page created 1 November 2002. Corrected and updated 20.03.2005
2nd Battalion,
16th Regiment of Foot
1859-1881
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.
Colour Key
Lineage
War service
Overseas service
Home service
 
   
  1859.07 2nd Battalion, 16th Regiment of Foot
raised in Ireland
  1859 Ireland
  1861 at sea
  1862 Nova Scotia: Halifax  
  1862 Trent Affair: Halifax
  1862 Nova Scotia: Halifax  
  1866 West Indies: Barbados
  1869 England
  1876 India: Madras
  1881.07.01 2nd Battalion, The Bedfordshire Regiment
  1881 India: Madras
  1881 Burma
  1885 India: Bellary
  <1889> Secunderabad
  1891 England: Devonport
  1896 Lichfield
  1898 Ireland: Dublin
  1900.01 South Africa 12 Bde
  1903 Colchester
  1904 Bordon
  1906 Tidworth
  1907 Gibraltar
  1910 Bermuda
  1912 South Africa
  1914.10 France and Flanders 7 Div
  1915.12 France and Flanders 30 Div
  1918.05 France and Flanders 18 Div
  1919 England
  1919.07.29 2nd Battalion, The Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment
  1920 India: Mhow Mhow Div
  1921 Secunderabad
  1922 Kemptee
  1925 Iraq
  1926 Dover 12 Bde
  1929 Aldershot 3 Bde
  1933 Colchester 11 Bde
  1936 Palestine
  1938 England: Shorncliffe 10 Bde
  1939.09 France & Belgium 4 Inf Div, BEF
  1940.06 UK
  1943.03 Tunisia
  1944.01 Italy
  1944.12.16 Greece 10 Bde, 4 Inf Div
  1945.05 Greece
  1946 Egypt
  1947 UK
  1948.10.18 disbanded (technically "amalgamated" with 1st Battalion)