In 1947, it was allocated to the Pakistan Army, where it continues to exist as 10th Battalion The Punjab Regiment. 8th Battalion - Raised in 1941 by re-designation of the 11th (Territorial) Battalion. The backmark is J R Gaunt & Son Ltd, London. World War 1 British Silver War Service Medal East Yorkshire Regiment--SEE STORE . During the Second World War, the 15th Punjab Regiment raised … It was designated as the 28th Punjabis in 1903 and became 4th Battalion 15th Punjab Regiment in 1922. shipping: + $7.77 shipping . India, Burma. Physical description. Performance of the 4th Battalion in Burma in particular was outstanding. Disbanded 1947. The Punjab Regiment is the oldest, the largest and the most decorated Regiment of the Pakistan Army. The 15th Punjab Regiment was a regiment of the British Indian Army from 1922 to 1947. On conversion to active status, became the 16th Battalion. 14th Battalion - Raised in 1942. India. Abstract. $7.99. 9th Battalion - Raised in 1941 by re-designation of the 12th (Territorial) Battalion. Disbanded 1946. Captured by the Japanese in Borneo in March 1942. He was Colonel of the 4th battalion, 15th Punjab Regiment from 1941 to 1960. Disbanded 1946. Worship the Martyrs We sacrificed our today for your tomorrow, always remember this and always hoist the Tricolor highest as Mount Everest. The Regiment emerged in its present shape on 7 May 1956 by amalgamating the 1st, 14th 15th and 16th Punjab Regiment groups, each having six, four and five battalions respectively, all rich in traditions of their own. In 1921-22, a major reorganization was undertaken in the British Indian Army leading to the formation of large infantry groups of four to six battalions. Presentation of Colours to 2nd Battalion, 15th Punjab Regiment, by Mohammad Ali Jinnah, April 1948. Disbanded 1946. Disbanded 1947. It was transferred to Pakistan Army on Partition of India in 1947, and amalgamated with the 1st, 14th and 16th Punjab Regiments in 1956 to form the Punjab Regiment. Disbanded 1946. Broken up into garrison companies in 1945. The 14th Pun­jab Regiment was a reg­i­ment of the British In­dian Army from 1922 to 1947. The Battalion had come from Poona to Singapore as part of 6th Indian Infantry Brigade. In 1956, a major reorganization was undertaken in the Pakistan Army and larger infantry groups were created by amalgamating the existing infantry regiments. 5th Battalion - Raised in 1940. All battalions saw service on the North West Frontier of India and took part in the Second Afghan War of 1878-80, while the 26th and 27th Punjabis also served in the Third Anglo-Burmese War of 1885-87. $10.35 5 bids + $4.97 shipping . The 15th Punjab Regiment was a regiment of the British Indian Army from 1922 to 1947. The modern regiment was formed in 1956 from an amalgamation of the 1st Punjab Regiment, 14th Punjab Regiment, 15th Punjab Regiment and 16th Punjab Regiment. India. Disbanded 1944. 9th Battalion - Raised in 1941 by re-designation of the 12th (Territorial) Battalion. Disbanded 1943. The 15th Punjab Regiment was a regiment of the British Indian Army from 1922 to 1947. It remained in the G.H.Q. Disbanded 1946. 7th Battalion - Raised in 1941. All five battalions were raised during the upheaval of the Indian Mutiny in 1857 by John Lawrence in the Punjab. Abu Atoll. In 1947, it was allocated to the Pakistan Army, where it continues to exist as 12th Battalion The Punjab Regiment. [2], During the Second World War, the 15th Punjab Regiment raised ten new battalions. Re-designated as 2/15th Punjab in 1946. Among these was the 15th Punjab Regiment. The 16th Punjab Regiment was a regiment of the British Indian Army from 1922 to 1947. British India Army Badge: 15th Punjab Regiment w/KC (star & crescent design) $19.95 + $3.95 shipping . 8th Battalion - Raised in 1941 by re-designation of the 11th (Territorial) Battalion. The Punjab Regiment is the oldest, the largest and the most decorated Regiment of the Pakistan Army. Became a Machine-Gun Battalion in 1946. Join Geni to explore your genealogy and family history in the World's Largest Family Tree. The regiment's badge was also modified and the Sikh quoit was replaced by an Islamic star. The uniform was scarlet with buff facings. India. 4th Battalion - India, Burma, Siam, Malaya. 7th Regiment of Punjab Infantry; 8th Regiment of Punjab Infantry; 9th Punjab Infantry; 10th Punjab Infantry; 11th Punjab Infantry; 12th Punjab Infantry; 13th Punjab Infantry; 14th Punjab Infantry; 15th (Pioneer) Regiment of Punjab Infantry; 16th Punjab Infantry; 17th Punjab Infantry; 18th Punjab Infantry; 19th Punjab Infantry; 20th Punjab … In 1921, Sepoy Ishar Singh of the 28th Punjabis was awarded the Victoria Cross during an action in Waziristan on the North West Frontier. The new regimental badge was a Muslim crescent entwined with a Sikh quoit, surrounded by a wreath and surmounted by a Tudor crown with a scroll below, which read "15th Punjab Regiment". The 15th (Punjab) Anti-Tank Regiment, I.A. Sialkot in the Punjab was chosen as the permanent station for the Training Battalion. India. It is … Singapore, member of the 15th Punjab Regiment playing drums during war dance . Re-designated as 9/15th Punjab on conversion to active status in 1941. 2/26th Punjabis - Raised in 1918. Picture Information. Captured by the Japanese in Borneo in March 1942. 10th (Training) Battalion - Converted into the 15th Punjab Regimental Training Centre in 1943. )GrayscaleForman Nitrate Negatives, Box 3 [1], The 15th Punjab Regiment was formed in 1922 by the amalgamation of the 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th and 29th Punjabis. India General Reserve, listed as forming through May 1943, until 19th July 1943 when it is listed as Corp … 16th Battalion - Raised in 1943 by re-designation of 25th Garrison Battalion on conversion to active status. 27th (Jind) Garrison Battalion - Raised in 1943 in. 3rd Battalion, ROYAL IRISH REGIMENT patch. 7th Battalion - Raised in 1941. It was transferred to Pakistan Army on Partition of India in 1947, and amalgamated with the 1st, 14th and 16th Punjab Regiments in 1956 to form the Punjab Regiment. It was transferred to Pakistan Armyon Partition of Indiain 1947, and amalgamated with the 1st, 14thand 15th Punjab Regimentsin 1956 to form the Punjab Regiment. The four regimental centres were also merged and the combined centre moved to Mardan. India. 10002 Sepoy Bakhshish Singh, 15th Punjab Regiment, (attached HQ West Brigade). Somaliland. It was listed as forming by 1st September 1942. No. Most of the active battalions were engaged in fighting the Japanese in the Far East except the 3rd Battalion, which fought in Somaliland and Italy. 4th Battalion - India, Burma, Siam, Malaya. a Sikh quoit with interlinked Muslim crescent, surmounted by a King's Crown and surrounded by a wreath; below a … Rare genuine British Indian Army Lieutenant-General uniform, identified to Lieutenant-General George Noble Molesworth. Sepoy Bakshish … It was designated as the 29th Punjabis in 1903 and became 10th (Training) Battalion of 15th Punjab Regiment in 1922. $32.61. 26th Garrison Battalion - Raised in 1942. In 1948, the 2nd and 3rd Battalions fought in the war with India in Kashmir. It was transferred to Pakistan Army on independence in 1947, and amalgamated with the 1st, 14th and 16th Punjab Regiments in 1956 to form the Punjab Regiment. During the First World War, the five battalions of 15th Punjab Regiment served with distinction in all the major theatres of war. 6th Battalion - Raised in 1941. The Regiment emerged in its present shape on 7 May 1956 by amalgamating the 1st, 14th 15th and 16th Punjab Regiment groups, each having six, four and five battalions respectively, all rich in traditions of their own. Watercolour by Major AC Lovett, 1910, China 1860-62, Ali Masjid, Peiwar Kotal, Charasiah, Kabul 1879, Ahmad Khel, Kandahar 1880, Afghanistan 1878-80, Burma 1885-87, Chitral, Somaliland 1901-04, Loos, France and Flanders 1915, Suez Canal, Egypt 1915, Megiddo, Sharon, Palestine 1918, Tigris 1916, Kut al Amara 1917, Baghdad, Mesopotamia 1915-18, Persia 1918, NW Frontier, India 1917, Kilimanjaro, East Africa 1914-17, Berbera, Assab, Abyssinia 1940-41, Tug Argan, British Somaliland 1940, The Sangro, The Moro, Cassino II, Gothic Line, The Senio, Italy 1943-45, West Borneo 1941-42, South East Asia 1941-42, Rathedaung, Donbaik, Jail Hill, Naga Village, Kyaukmyaung Bridgehead, Mandalay, Fort Dufferin, Meiktila, Nyaungu Bridgehead, Capture of Meiktila, Taungtha, Myingyan, The Irrawaddy, Yenaungyaung 1945, Kama, Pyawbwe, Toungoo, Pegu 1945, Sittang 1945, Burma 1942-45. During the Second World War, the 15th Punjab Regiment raised ten new battalions. Disbanded 1946. The line up of the new regiment was:[1], Sepoy 26th Punjabis. Re-raised in 1946 as a Machine-Gun Battalion. Photograph, Pakistan, 1948. India. 11th (Territorial) Battalion - 1st (Territorial) Battalion 25th Punjabis. It was transferred to Pakistan Army on Partition of India in 1947, and amalgamated with the 1st, 14th and 15th Punjab Regiments in 1956 to form the Punjab Regiment. The British had misunderstood the unique position Italy held and, although it had previously been unhappy with the Italian invasion and occupation of Abyssinia (Ethiopia), they had not carried out any action to stop them. The 29th Punjabis was an infantry regiment of the British Indian Army.It was raised in 1857, as the 21st Regiment of Punjab Infantry. Disbanded 1946. The 16th Punjab Regimental Centre was merged with the 1st, 14th and 15th Punjab Regimental Centres to form the Punjab Regimental Centre. Performance of the 4th Battalion in Burma in particular was outstanding. WWII British Army THE WELCH Regiment Badge & 14K Gold Plated Zippo Lighter . 2nd Battalion - India, Singapore, Sarawak, Borneo. Opens image gallery. 10th (Training) Battalion - Converted into the 15th Punjab Regimental Training Centre in 1943. Disbanded 1947. It was transferred to the Pakistan Army on Partition of India in 1947, and amalgamated with the 1st, 15th and 16th Punjab Regiments in 1956, to form the Punjab Regiment. Following the declaration of war, however, the … The battalion suffered 921 casualties and was awarded numerous gallantry awards including two Victoria Crosses to Lieutenant Karamjeet Singh Judge and Naik Gian Singh. India. The 15th Punjab Regiment was a regiment of the British Indian Army from 1922 to 1947. (and they're good, too! For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty on August 17th 1940. Most of the active battalions were engaged in fighting the Japanese in the Far East except the 3rd Battalion, which fought in Somaliland and Italy. The defensive positions of the British army were centered around six hills overlooking the only road toward Berbera. On 11 August an Italian brigade commanded by De Simone attacked the hill defended by the 3rd Battalion 15th Punjab Regiment and captured it with heavy casualties. All war-raised battalions were disbanded after the war. India. In 1943, it was converted into the 15th Punjab Regimental Centre. Transferred to the Indian Artillery to form the 15th Punjab Anti-tank Regiment. 3rd Battalion - India, Somaliland, Aden, Persia, Iraq, Syria, Italy. India, Mesopotamia. A large 26mm officer’s button of the 15th Punjab Regiment, which was renamed from the 25th Punjab Regt in 1922. The Punjab Regiment is an infantry regiment of the Pakistan Army.The modern regiment was formed in 1956 from an amalgamation of the 1st Punjab Regiment, 14th Punjab Regiment, 15th Punjab Regiment and 16th Punjab Regiment.Since then the regiment has expanded in strength to now include 74 battalions. India. The line-up of battalions for the 15th Punjabis was:[2], The class composition of the new regiment was Punjabi Muslims, Sikhs and Jats. Re-raised in 1946 as a Machine-Gun Battalion. It was transferred to Pakistan Army on Partition of India in 1947, and amalgamated with the 1st, 14th and 16th Punjab Regiments in 1956 to form the Punjab Regiment. Broken up into garrison companies in 1945. The battalion suffered 921 casualties and was awarded numerous gallantry awards including two Victoria Crosses to Lieutenant Karamjeet Singh Judge and Naik Gian Singh. 15th Battalion - Raised in 1942. The British position was arranged with three companies of the 3rd/15th Punjab Regiment dispersed over the hilltops covering the right flank (north) at the Sawr Hills. Disbanded 1946. The Sikh Regiment is an infantry regiment of the Indian Army.It is the most decorated regiment of the Indian Army and in 1979, the 1st battalion was the Commonwealth's most decorated battalion with 245 pre-independence and 82 post-independence gallantry awards, when it was transformed into the 4th battalion, Mechanised Infantry Regiment. Native Punjab regiment playing genuine Scottish bagpipes. 26th Garrison Battalion - Raised in 1942. The 2nd Battalion of the 15th Punjab Regiment was a ‘class company’ battalion with one company each of Sikhs (‘A’ Company), Punjabi Musalmans (‘B’ Company), Khattacks (‘C’ Company) and Jats (‘D’ Company). The 26th Punjabis were an infantry regiment of the British Indian Army.It was raised in 1857, as the 18th Regiment of Punjab Infantry. It was trans­ferred to the Pak­istan Army on in­de­pen­dence in 1947, and amal­ga­mated with the 1st, 15th and 16th Pun­jab Reg­i­ments in 1956, to form the Pun­jab Reg­i­ment. On conversion to active status, became the 16th Battalion. India, Ceylon, Burma. The 16th Punjab Regiment was a regiment of the British Indian Army from 1922 to 1947. At the time, the active battalions were 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th. Re-designated as 8/15th Punjab on conversion to active status in 1941. The 27th Punjabis served in China during the Second Opium War in 1860-62, while the 26th and 29th Punjabis participated in the Bhutan War of 1864-66. The Punjab Regiment is an infantry regiment of the Pakistan Army.The modern regiment was formed in 1956 from an amalgamation of the 1st Punjab Regiment, 14th Punjab Regiment, 15th Punjab Regiment and 16th Punjab Regiment.Since then the regiment has expanded in strength to now include 74 battalions. India, Burma. 15th Battalion - Raised in 1942. Geni requires JavaScript! Disbanded 1946. India, Ceylon, Burma. India. shipping: + $3.00 shipping . The 16th Punjab Regiment, was raised in 1922, was the last one to be made up of Lawrence's Punjab levies and, like the 14th and 15th Punjab Regiments, although its constituent elements were raised for service in the Great Mutiny, they did not receive honours for that campaign. It was transferred to Pakistan Army on Partition of India in 1947, and amalgamated with the 1st, 14th and 15th Punjab Regiments in 1956 to form the Punjab Regiment. 14th Battalion - Raised in 1942. It was transferred to Pakistan Army on Partition of India in 1947, and amalgamated with the 1st, 14th and 16th Punjab Regiments in 1956 to form the Punjab Regiment. General James Travers, VC, CB The 16th Punjab Regimentwas a regiment of the British Indian Armyfrom 1922 to 1947. Lt. General George Noble Molesworth was born on 14 July 1890, the eldest son of Henry B. Molesworth and grandson of Sir … Singapore: 1941-04-25. Please enable JavaScript in your browser's settings to use this part of Geni. 25th Garrison Battalion - Raised in 1941. The left flank (south) was a 5 mile long position covered by the Rhodesians and Camel Corps on a series of hills (Black Hill, Knobbly Hill, Mill Hill, Castle Hill, and … 27th (Jind) Garrison Battalion - Raised in 1943 in Jind State. 6th Battalion - Raised in 1941. The 15th Punjab Regiment was a regiment of the British Indian Army from 1922 to 1947. 2nd Battalion - India, Singapore, Sarawak, Borneo. 12th (Territorial) Battalion - Raised in 1939. This example is in good condition with some gilt remaining and very little rubbing. India, Burma. World War II - 15th Punjab Regiment; 3rd Battalion. 6 Punjab - 2/14th Punjab (Duke of Cambridge's Own). India, Burma. India. Disbanded 1943. Image not available. The enemy were shelling the road to the left sector and the situation as regards the Black Watch withdrawal on the right sector was obscure. Free shipping . $49.99. 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