1828 Bengal Army List . Published in Calcutta


The Army List of the Honourable Company’s Troops on the Bengal Establishment. [Corrected to 30th June 1828]. Published by Authority 1828 [Calcutta] small 8vo [7½ x 4¾ ins].

152pp, xvi Index. Bound in strong old library style red buckram with gilt title to spine, the front printed cover is lacking although the rear one with advertisements for other military publications is present although torn, the first page of text is loose and stained but the remainder of the text is sound and clean and there are no previous ownership markings. These locally published HEIC lists are uncommon. Regimental depots are given and colours of facings and lace are shown.  May10/1

Produced when Viscount Combermere was Commander in Chief the lists comprise officers on the Staff, Artillery, Corps of Engineers, 10 Regts. of Light Cavalry,  2 Regts. of European Infantry, 68 Regts. of Native Infantry, 6 Extra Regts. of Native Infantry, various Corps officered from the Line, Invalid List, Pension List, Medical List. &c.

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