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Regiments, Battalions, Batteries, &c

Serving in Afghanistan
1878, 1879, 1880, 1881

British Cavalry:
6th Dragoon Guards, 1879-1800
8th Hussars, 1879-1880
9th Lancers, 1879-1880
10th Hussars, 1878-1879
15th Hussars, 1878-1880
Royal Horse Artillery
A Brigade:
D Battery, 1878-1880
E Battery, 1880
F Battery, 1878-1880
I Battery, 1879-1880
B Brigade:
A Battery, 1878-180
D Battery, 1880
E Battery, 1880
C Brigade:
H Battery, 1879
I Battery, 1878-1880
Royal Artillery: (Field Batteries)
1st Brigade:
H Battery, 1880-1881
I Battery, 1878-1879
2nd Brigade:
C Battery, 1880
D Battery, 1878-1879
F Battery, 1880-1881
3rd Brigade:
C Battery, 1878-1880
E Battery, 1878-1879
G Battery, 1878-1800
4th Brigade:
C Battery, 1879-1880
D Battery, 1879-1880
E Battery, 1878-1879
G Battery, 1878-1880
5th Brigade:
L Battery, 1879-1880
Royal Artillery (Heavy, Garrison & Siege Batteries)
8th Brigade:
No. 1 Battery, 1879-1880
No. 6 Battery (7pdr jointed screw-guns), 1879-1881
Siege Train:
8th Brigade:
No. 13 Battery, 1878-1879
No. 16 Battery, 1878-1879
11th Brigade:
No. 8 Battery, 1878-1879

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9th Brigade:
No. 11 Battery, 1878-1880
No. 12 Battery, 1880
No. 13 Battery, 1878
No. 14 Battery, 1880-1881
11th Brigade:
No. 5 Battery, 1878-1880
No. 6 Battery, 1879-1880
No. 10 Battery, 1880
No. 11 Battery, 1878-1880
Gatling Battery, 1879-1880
Native Artillery (Mountain Batteries):
Punjab Frontier Force Artillery:
No. 1 (Kohat) Mountain Battery, 1878-1880
No. 2 (Derajat) Mountain Battery, 1878-1880
No. 3 (Peshawar) Mountain Battery, 1878-1879
No. 4 (Hazara) Mountain battery, 1878-1879
No. 5 (Kohat) Mountain Battery, 1879-1881
Bombay Artillery:
No. 1 Mountain Battery, 1878-1881
No. 2 Mountain Battery, 1878-1881
Royal Engineers:
Bengal Sappers & Miners:
No. 1 Company, 1878-1880
No. 2 Company, 1878-1880
No. 3 Company, 1878-1880
No. 4 Company, 1878-1880
No. 5 Company, 1878-1880
No. 6 Company, 1878-1880
No. 7 Company, 1878-1880
No. 8 Company, 1878-1880
No. 9 Company, 1878-1880
No. 10 Company, 1878-1880
Madras Sappers & Miners:
A Company
B Company
C Company
I Company
K Company
Bombay Sappers & Miners:
No. 1 Company
No. 2 Company
No. 3 Company
No. 4 Company
No. 5 Company
British Infantry:
1/5th Fusiliers, 1878-180
2/7th Fusiliers, 1880-1881
2/8th Foot, 1878-1880
2/9th Foot, 1878-1880
2/11th Foot, 1880-1881
1/12th Foot, 1879-1880

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2/14th Foot, 1880
2/15th Foot, 1880
1/17th Foot, 1878-1879
1/18th Foot, 1880-1881
1/25th Foot, 1878-1880
51st Light Infantry, 1878-1880
59th Foot, 1878-1880
2/60th Rifles 1878-1880
63rd Foot 1880-1881
66th Foot, 1880
67th Foot, 1879
70th Foot, 1878-1879
72nd Highlanders, 1878-1880
78th Highlanders, 1880-1881
81st Foot, 1878-1879
85th Foot, 1879-1881
92nd Highlanders, 1879-1880
4/Rifle Brigade, 1878-1879
Bengal Cavalry:
1st Bengal Cavalry, 1878-1880
3rd Bengal Cavalry, 1879-1880
4th Bengal Cavalry, 1880
5th Bengal Cavalry, 1880-1881
8th Bengal Cavalry, 1878-1880
10th Bengal Lancers, 1878-1880
11th Bengal Lancers, 1878-1879
12th Bengal Cavalry, 1878-1880
13th Bengal Lancers, 1878-1880
14th Bengal Cavalry, 1879-1880
15th Bengal Cavalry, 1879
17th Bengal Cavalry, 1879-1880
18th Bengal Cavalry, 1879-1881
19th Bengal Lancers, 1878-1880
Bengal Infantry:
1st Bengal Infantry, 1880
2nd Bengal Light Infantry, 1879
5th Bengal Light Infantry, 1880
6th Bengal Light Infantry, 1878-1879
8th Bengal Infantry, 1879-1880
9th Bengal Infantry, 1880
11th Bengal Infantry, 1879-1880
12th (Kalat-i-Gilzai) Regiment, 1878-1879
13th Bengal Infantry, 1879-1880
14th (Ferozepore) Sikhs, 1878
15th (Loodianha) Sikhs, 1878-1880
16th (Lucknow) Regiment, 1879-1881
19th Punjab Infantry, 1878-1880
20th Punjab Infantry, 1878-1879
21st Punjab Infantry, 1878-1880
22nd Punjab Infantry, 1879-1880
23rd Punjab Infantry, 1878-1880
24th Punjab Infantry, 1878-1880
25th Punjab Infantry, 1878-1880

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26th Punjab Infantry, 1878-1879
27th Punjab Infantry, 1878-1881
28th Punjab Infantry, 1878-1880
29th Punjab Infantry, 1878-1880
30th Punjab Infantry, 1879-1880
31st Punjab Infantry, 1879-1880
32nd Punjab Pioneers, 1878-1880
39th Punjab Infantry, 1878-1879
41st Punjab Infantry, 1880-1881
45th Rattray's Sikhs, 1878-1880
Gurkha Regiments:
1st Gurkha Light Infantry, 1878-1880
2nd Gurkha Regiment, 1878-1880
3rd Gurkhas (Kamaon Battalion), 1878-1880
4th Gurkhas, 1878-1880
5th (Hazara) Gurkhas (Punjab Frontier Force), 1878-1880
Punjab Cavalry (Punjab Frontier Force):
1st Punjab Cavalry, 1878-1880
2nd Punjab Cavalry, 1878-1880
3rd Punjab Cavalry, 1880
5th Punjab Cavalry
Corps of Guides (Punjab Frontier Force):
Guides Cavalry, 1878-1880
Guides Infantry, 1878-1880

Sikh Regiments (Punjab Frontier Force):


1st Sikh Infantry, 1878-1880
2nd Sikh Infantry, 1878-1880
3rd Sikh Infantry, 1878-1880
Punjab Infantry (Punjab Frontier Froce:
1st Punjab Infantry, 1878-1879
2nd Punjab Infantry, 1878-1879
4th Punjab Infantry, 1879
5th Punjab Infantry, 1878-1880
Central India Horse:
1st regiment (wing), 1880
2nd Regiment (wing), 1880

Native Contingents:
Bhopal Battalion, 1878-1879
Mhairwarra Battalion, 1878-1879
Deoli Battalion
Madras Cavalry:
1st Madras Cavalry, 1880-1881
Madras Infantry:
1st Madras Infantry, 1879-1880
4th Madras Infantry, 1879-1880
15th Madras Infantry, 1879-1880

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21st Madras Infantry, 1879
30th Madras Infantry, 1878-1880
Bombay Cavalry:
2nd Bombay Cavalry, 1880
3rd Bombay Light Cavalry, 1880
Poona Horse, 1880-1881
2nd Sind Horse, 1878-1881
3rd Sind Horse, 1878-1880

Bombay Infantry:
1st Grenadiers, 1878-1880
4th Bombay Infantry (Rifles), 1880
5th Bombay Light Infantry, 1880
8th Bombay Infantry, 1880
9th Bombay Infantry, 1880
10th Bombay Light Infantry, 1880
16th Bombay Infantry, 1880-1881
19th Bombay Infantry, 1878-1881
23rd Bombay Light Infantry, 1880-1881
24th Bombay Infantry, 1880-1881
27th (1st Baluch) Bombay Infantry, 1878-1881
28t Bombay Infantry, 1880-1881
29th (2nd Baluch) Bombay Infantry, 1878-1881
30th (Jacob's Rifles) Bombay Infantry, 1878-1880
Contigents of Sikh Feudatory States:
Patiala:
Infantry (battalion)
Cavalry
Bahawalpur:
Infantry (wing)
Cavalry (squadron)
Jhind:
Infantry (battalion)
Cavalry (2 squadrons)
Nabha:
Infantry (battalion)
Cavalry (2 squadrons)
Kapurthala:
Infantry 9wing)
Cavalry (1 squadron)
Maler Kotla:
Infantry (2 companies)
Cavalry (1 troop)
Faridkot:
Infantry (2 companies)
Cavalry (1 troop)
Nahan:
Infantry (2 companies)

Intelligence Department of The War Office, Official History of


the 2nd Afghan War, 1878-1880, London, 1908, Appendix 39
Copyright GFN 1994.