102nd Regiment of Foot (1781)

The 102nd Regiment of Foot was a regiment of the British Army between 1781 and 1785.

HistoryEdit

The regiment was raised in 1781.[1] The regiment fought in India during the Second Anglo-Mysore War and lost its king's colour and regimental colour on 3 May 1783 during the Siege of Bednore when the fortress fell to Mysore forces. [2] The regiment was disbanded in 1785.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Great Britain Public Record Office (1963). Lists and Indexes. London: Kraus Reprint Corps. p. 501.
  2. ^ Holden, Major R. (1 February 1895). "The Vicissitudes of Regimental Colours". Royal United Services Institution. Journal. 39 (204): 161. doi:10.1080/03071849509417953. ISSN 0035-9289.