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Sikh Warriors

23rd Sikh Pioneers

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Principal Campaigns and Battles
Taku Forts
Pekin
1868Abyssinia
1878 – 80Afghanistan
1878Peiwar Kotal
1879Charasiah
1897Kabul
1897Chitral
Predecessor Units
15th (Pioneer) Regiment of Punjab Infantry
(1857 – 1861)
23rd Bengal Native Infantry
(1861 – 1864)
23rd (Punjab) Bengal Native Infantry (Pioneers)
(1864 – 1885)
23rd (Punjab) Bengal Infantry (Pioneers)
(1885 – 1901)
23rd Punjab Pioneers
(1901 – 1903)
Successor Units
1st/3rd Sikh Pioneers
(1922 – 1929)
Corps of Sikh Pioneers
(1929 – 1933)
Disbanded
(1933 – 1941)
Reraised as The Sikh Light Infantry
(1941 – 1947)
Post-Independence Fate
To India

courtesy: The British Empire

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