This Day In History: 1848-09-27

The Sirmoor Battalion was ordered to proceed to Lahore and join the Army of the Reserve commanded by Major General Sir Dudley Hill KCB and to ‘watch one of our Sikh Corps which was showing signs of disaffection’. The Battalion was not part of General Sir Hugh Gough’s Bengal Army and did not play an active role in the 2nd Anglo Sikh War.