This Day In History: 1886-09-14

The 2nd Battalion of the Regiment was raised in Dehra Dun, and at that point the original battalion was retitled ‘1st Battalion’. The 2nd Battalion consisted of 8 British Officers, 8 Subadars, 8 Jemadars, 40 Havildars, 40 Naiks, 16 Buglers and 800 Riflemen.