102nd (Royal Madras Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot
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East India Company / United Kingdom
1645 [independent companies]
1742 Madras Europeans
1766 1st Madras Europeans
redesignated on formation of 105th Foot
1774 1st Madras European Regiment
expanded by absorbing elements of 108th Foot:
  • 1st Battalion
  • 2nd Battalion
1799 The Madras European Regiment
reduced to single battalion
1824 expanded:
  • 1st Battalion
  • 2nd Battalion
1830 reduced to single battalion (1st absorbed 2nd)
1839 1st Madras (European) Regiment
redesignated on formation of 105th Foot
1843 1st Madras (European) Fusiliers
1858.07.03 1st Madras Fusiliers
passed from HEIC to Crown control
1861.05.02 1st Royal Madras Fusiliers
1862.09.30 102nd (Royal Madras Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot
transferred to British Army
1881.07.01 amalgamated with 103rd Foot to form The Royal Dublin Fusiliers

BATTLE HONOURS LINKS ARE INOPERATIVE

Arcot, [Plassey]1, [Condore]2, Wandiwash, Pondicherry, [Nundy Droog]3, Amboyna, Ternate, Banda, Maheidpoor, Ava, Pegu, Lucknow 1. the Royal Tiger badge inscribed "Plassey". 2. awarded in error; the regiment was not present. 3. awarded with Royal Tiger badge.

Note: see also The Royal Dublin Fusiliers for belatedly awarded battle honours.

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Uniform: coat: not known, lapels and cuffs: not known, turnbacks: not known, lacings: not known
1862.09.30 Gen. Sir Robert John Hussey Vivian, GCB
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Nicknames: The Blue-Caps, The Lambs
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Marches: St. Patrick's Day
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