In 1947, it was allocated to the Pakistan Army, where it continues to exist as 10th Battalion The Punjab Regiment. Re-designated as 9/15th Punjab on conversion to active status in 1941. 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. Please enable JavaScript in your browser's settings to use this part of Geni. Singapore: 1941-04-25. 2/26th Punjabis - Raised in 1918. 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. The line-up of battalions for the 15th Punjabis was:[2], The class composition of the new regiment was Punjabi Muslims, Sikhs and Jats. Sepoy Bakshish … Image not available. 6th Battalion - Raised in 1941. India. India. 11th (Territorial) Battalion - Mobilized in 1939. 27th (Jind) Garrison Battalion - Raised in 1943 in. Disbanded 1947. 26th Garrison Battalion - Raised in 1942. 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". 5th Battalion - Raised in 1940. Transferred to the Indian Artillery to form the 15th Punjab Anti-tank Regiment. Abu Atoll. 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. Disbanded 1946. 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. 15th Battalion - Raised in 1942. 11th (Territorial) Battalion - Mobilized in 1939. It remained in the G.H.Q. All war-raised battalions were disbanded after the war. The four regimental centres were also merged and the combined centre moved to Mardan. Welcome to Geni, home of the world's largest family tree. Disbanded 1947. India. 15th Battalion - Raised in 1942. The 14th Punjab Regiment was a regiment of the British Indian Army from 1922 to 1947. The 15th (Punjab) Anti-Tank Regiment, I.A. 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. 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. British Imperial Indian Army 15th Punjab Regiment India Shoulder Title Badge VW5. Disbanded 1946. India General Reserve, listed as forming through May 1943, until 19th July 1943 when it is listed as Corp … 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. The 26th Punjabis were an infantry regiment of the British Indian Army.It was raised in 1857, as the 18th Regiment of Punjab Infantry. 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. World War 1 British Silver War Service Medal East Yorkshire Regiment--SEE STORE . On conversion to active status, became the 16th Battalion. Among these was the 15th Punjab Regiment. Presentation of Colours to 2nd Battalion, 15th Punjab Regiment, by Mohammad Ali Jinnah, April 1948. 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 … 3rd Battalion - India, Somaliland, Aden, Persia, Iraq, Syria, Italy. 16th Battalion - Raised in 1943 by re-designation of 25th Garrison Battalion on conversion to active status. The 16th Punjab Regimental Centre was merged with the 1st, 14th and 15th Punjab Regimental Centres to form the Punjab Regimental Centre. Physical description. The battalion suffered 921 casualties and was awarded numerous gallantry awards including two Victoria Crosses to Lieutenant Karamjeet Singh Judge and Naik Gian Singh. 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 … World War II - 15th Punjab Regiment; 3rd Battalion. India. India, Burma. The 15th Punjab Regiment was a regiment of the British Indian Army from 1922 to 1947. a Sikh quoit with interlinked Muslim crescent, surmounted by a King's Crown and surrounded by a wreath; below a … 4th Battalion - India, Burma, Siam, Malaya. Disbanded 1946. It was listed as forming by 1st September 1942. The 15th Punjab Regiment was a regiment of the British Indian Army from 1922 to 1947. $49.99. [3], Articles incorporating text from Wikipedia, Military units and formations established in 1922, File:27th Punjabis (11 Punjab) France 1915.jpg, https://military.wikia.org/wiki/15th_Punjab_Regiment?oldid=4681094. 9th Battalion - Raised in 1941 by re-designation of the 12th (Territorial) Battalion. 6th Battalion - Raised in 1941. Sialkot in the Punjab was chosen as the permanent station for the Training Battalion. Disbanded 1946. In 1921, Sepoy Ishar Singh of the 28th Punjabis was awarded the Victoria Cross during an action in Waziristan on the North West Frontier. Disbanded 1946. The line up of the new regiment was:[1], Sepoy 26th Punjabis. 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. Disbanded 1943. India. The Battalion had come from Poona to Singapore as part of 6th Indian Infantry Brigade. In 1901, the 27th Punjabis were dispatched to British Somaliland to suppress the resistance movement led by the Somali religious leader Abdullah Hassan of the Dervish State.[1][2]. On conversion to active status, became the 16th Battalion. 2nd Battalion - India, Singapore, Sarawak, Borneo. A large 26mm officer’s button of the 15th Punjab Regiment, which was renamed from the 25th Punjab Regt in 1922. 27th (Jind) Garrison Battalion - Raised in 1943 in Jind State. )GrayscaleForman Nitrate Negatives, Box 3 India, Burma. He was Colonel of the 4th battalion, 15th Punjab Regiment from 1941 to 1960. India, Ceylon, Burma. 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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. Disbanded 1947. (and they're good, too! India. Disbanded 1946. Jinnah, formerly leader of the All-Indian Muslim League, became Pakistan's first Governor General following independence in August 1947. 8th Battalion - Raised in 1941 by re-designation of the 11th (Territorial) Battalion. Opens image gallery. Free shipping . 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. Native Punjab regiment playing genuine Scottish bagpipes. Captured by the Japanese in Borneo in March 1942. The Punjab Regiment is the oldest, the largest and the most decorated Regiment of the Pakistan Army. Disbanded 1946. India, Ceylon, Burma. 4th Battalion - India, Burma, Siam, Malaya. In 1947, the 16th Punjab Regiment was allocated to Pakistan Army, and in 1956, it was merged with the 1st, 14th and 15th Punjab Regiments to form the Punjab Regiment. Performance of the 4th Battalion in Burma in particular was outstanding. 7th Battalion - Raised in 1941. India. The 15th Punjab Regiment was formed in 1922 by the amalgamation of five existing regiments and consisted of four regular battalions and a training battalion 1st Battalion – 25th Punjabis 2nd Battalion – 26th Punjabis Worship the Martyrs We sacrificed our today for your tomorrow, always remember this and always hoist the Tricolor highest as Mount Everest. 7th Battalion - Raised in 1941. Disbanded 1946. The 15th Punjab Regiment was a regiment of the British Indian Army from 1922 to 1947. $32.61. India, Burma. 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. 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. Became a Machine-Gun Battalion in 1946. 10th (Training) Battalion - Converted into the 15th Punjab Regimental Training Centre in 1943. Somaliland. 6 Punjab - 2/14th Punjab (Duke of Cambridge's Own). Re-raised in 1946 as a Machine-Gun Battalion. 16th Battalion - Raised in 1943 by re-designation of 25th Garrison Battalion on conversion to active status. Photograph, Pakistan, 1948. $10.35 5 bids + $4.97 shipping . 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. The regiment's badge was also modified and the Sikh quoit was replaced by an Islamic star. During the Second World War, the 15th Punjab Regiment raised … During the First World War, the five battalions of 15th Punjab Regiment served with distinction in all the major theatres of war. 12th (Territorial) Battalion - Raised in 1939. 2nd Battalion - India, Singapore, Sarawak, Borneo. Rare genuine British Indian Army Lieutenant-General uniform, identified to Lieutenant-General George Noble Molesworth. Broken up into garrison companies in 1945. The 28th Punjabis were an infantry regiment in the British Indian Army.It was raised in 1857, as the 20th Regiment of Punjab Infantry. Abu Atoll. shipping: + $7.77 shipping . Following the declaration of war, however, the … 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. Re-designated as 2/15th Punjab in 1946. Sikhs and Jats were transferred to the Indian Army and the regiment's new class composition was fixed as Punjabis and Pathans. Re-designated as 8/15th Punjab on conversion to active status in 1941. The Punjab Regiment is the oldest, the largest and the most decorated Regiment of the Pakistan Army. It was designated as the 26th Punjabis in 1903 and became 2nd Battalion 15th Punjab Regiment in 1922. WWII British Army THE WELCH Regiment Badge & 14K Gold Plated Zippo Lighter . 25th Garrison Battalion - Raised in 1941. The uniform was scarlet with buff facings. 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. India. 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. 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. 14th Battalion - Raised in 1942. Abstract. Disbanded 1947. The 16th Punjab Regiment was a regiment of the British Indian Army from 1922 to 1947. India, Burma. Disbanded 1944. Join Geni to explore your genealogy and family history in the World's Largest Family Tree. 14th Battalion - Raised in 1942. Broken up into garrison companies in 1945. India. Singapore, member of the 15th Punjab Regiment playing drums during war dance . Lt. General George Noble Molesworth was born on 14 July 1890, the eldest son of Henry B. Molesworth and grandson of Sir … 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. 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. 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. British India Army Badge: 15th Punjab Regiment w/KC (star & crescent design) $19.95 + $3.95 shipping . The backmark is J R Gaunt & Son Ltd, London. 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). By 1904-1978 Harrison Forman. The Punjab Regiment is an infantry regiment of the Pakistan Army. Performance of the 4th Battalion in Burma in particular was outstanding. The 15th Punjab Regiment was a regiment of the British Indian Army from 1922 to 1947. It is … In 1947, it was allocated to the Pakistan Army, where it continues to exist as 12th Battalion The Punjab Regiment. 10th (Training) Battalion - Converted into the 15th Punjab Regimental Training Centre in 1943. This example is in good condition with some gilt remaining and very little rubbing. Captured by the Japanese in Borneo in March 1942. Geni requires JavaScript! shipping: + $3.00 shipping . India. Machine-Gun Battalion - Raised in 1942. [2], During the Second World War, the 15th Punjab Regiment raised ten new battalions. As a result, the 15th Punjab Regiment was amalgamated with the 1st, 14th and 16th Punjab Regiments to form one large Punjab Regiment. It was designated as the 28th Punjabis in 1903 and became 4th Battalion 15th Punjab Regiment in 1922. The 15th Punjab Regiment was a regiment of the British Indian Army from 1922 to 1947. Disbanded 1946. It was designated as the 29th Punjabis in 1903 and became 10th (Training) Battalion of 15th Punjab Regiment in 1922. India. 3rd Battalion, ROYAL IRISH REGIMENT patch. [1], On the Partition of India and independence of Pakistan in 1947, the 15th Punjab Regiment was allotted to Pakistan Army. The 16th Punjab Regiment was a regiment of the British Indian Army from 1922 to 1947. [1], The 15th Punjab Regiment was formed in 1922 by the amalgamation of the 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th and 29th Punjabis. Disbanded 1943. In 1943, it was converted into the 15th Punjab Regimental Centre. Re-designated as 8/15th Punjab on conversion to active status in 1941. The battalion suffered 921 casualties and was awarded numerous gallantry awards including two Victoria Crosses to Lieutenant Karamjeet Singh Judge and Naik Gian Singh. 8th Battalion - Raised in 1941 by re-designation of the 11th (Territorial) Battalion. Following the Italian declaration of war against Great Britain and France on the 10th June 1940, the British perceptions of the Italians in Africa changed. India. 10002 Sepoy Bakhshish Singh, 15th Punjab Regiment, (attached HQ West Brigade). 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. Disbanded 1946. India, Mesopotamia. 12th (Territorial) Battalion - Raised in 1939. Picture Information. India. Re-designated as 2/15th Punjab in 1946. The 29th Punjabis was an infantry regiment of the British Indian Army.It was raised in 1857, as the 21st Regiment of Punjab Infantry. 9th Battalion - Raised in 1941 by re-designation of the 12th (Territorial) Battalion. During the Second World War, the 15th Punjab Regiment raised ten new battalions. In 1956, a major reorganization was undertaken in the Pakistan Army and larger infantry groups were created by amalgamating the existing infantry regiments. Disbanded 1946. The first battalion of the regiment … The 14th Pun­jab Regiment was a reg­i­ment of the British In­dian Army from 1922 to 1947. All five battalions were raised during the upheaval of the Indian Mutiny in 1857 by John Lawrence in the Punjab. At the time, the active battalions were 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th. General James Travers, VC, CB The 16th Punjab Regimentwas a regiment of the British Indian Armyfrom 1922 to 1947. Re-designated as 9/15th Punjab on conversion to active status in 1941. 5th Battalion - Raised in 1940. 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. For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty on August 17th 1940. India. The defensive positions of the British army were centered around six hills overlooking the only road toward Berbera. was raised on 1st August 1942, by the conversion of the Machine Gun Battalion, 15th Punjab Regiment. India. No. 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. Since then the regiment has expanded in strength to now include 74 battalions. 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. 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