Royal Bombay Fusiliers, history of the regiment which became the 103rd Regt. of Foot.


Historical Records of the 103rd Royal Bombay Fusiliers. A. H. Swiss, Naval & Military Printer, Stationer. &c. [Devonport]. no date but the last date noted in the book is 1874. 8vo.

81pp, several blanks and then 9 unpaginated page Appendix with tabulated lists of officers from 1920 to 1873. Original blue cloth gilt with upper bord gilt blocked with title beneath royal arms, minor wear to extremities, internally very clean with no previous ownership marks. A pleasingly obscure little book. Perkins 389.      may11/1

After the Indian Mutiny the former 1st Bombay European Fusiliers was absorbed into the British line as the 103rd Foot, becoming the 2nd Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers in 1881 before being finally disbanded with the other Irish regiments in 1922.

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