Bombay Sepoy Battalions

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Origin and History

The Bombay Sepoys were not organised in battalions before August 4, 1768, when the 1st and 2nd Battalions appeared.

Service during the War

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In 1759, the Bombay Sepoys at Tillechery wore a scarlet uniform with green facings and with serge belt covered with green.


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This article contains texts from the following sources, which are now in the public domain:

  • Carman, W. Y.: Indian Army Uniforms under the British from the 18th century to 1947 – Artillery, Engineers and Infantry, London: Morgan-Grampian, 1969, p. 161