First posted on September 3rd 2004, last revised on February 2nd 2005






External Links : Links related to the Military History of British India

For links on general military history sources, go to History of Warfare Main Page

List of Indian Wars 1800-1999, from ACED
List of Wars of the U.K. 1800-1999, from ACED
India 1500-1800, 1796-1925, 1919-1945, from World History Encyclopedia, timeline
Orders, Decorations and Medals of the United Kingdom, from ODM
Land Forces of Britain, the Empire and Commonwealth
Seringapatam 1799, posted by Macquarie Univ, site has primary docs and historical information
La Fin Française du Pondicherry, 1761, from Histoire Militaire, in French
Printed Reference

H.S. Bhatta, Military History of British India, New Delhi : Deep & Deep 1977



Wars of the British (the E.I.C.) in India, 1610-1763

1610
1744-1748
1749-1763
1758
1760-1764
Anglo-Portuguese naval battle off Surat
First Carnatic War
Second Carnatic War
British interference in a dispute over the position of Nawab of Surat.
Oudh Campaign


Wars of the British (the E.I.C.) in India, 1763-1858

1764
1767-1771
1772
1774
1775-1782
1776
1780-1781
1782-1783
1789-1792
1795
1795-1796
1799
1800
1801
1803
1803-1806
1806
1807
1809
1810
1810
1811
1811-1815
1814
1814-1818
1817-1819
1818
1822
1824-1825
1824-1826
1825-1826
1834
1835
1835
1839-1842
1839-1842
1843
1843
1845-1846
1848-1849
1849-1858
1852
1857-1858
1857-1859
Moghul attempt to take control of Bengal defeated; pretender Nawab of Bengal defeated in Battle of Bakser
First Mysore War
Cooch Behar liberated from Bhutanese occupation
Invasion of Bhutan
First Maratha War
Oudh
Second Mysore War
Third Mysore War
British occupation of Pondicherry (French India)
British occupation of Ceylon (hitherto Dutch)
British occupation of Malacca (hitherto Dutch, returned 1816)
Fourth Mysore War
Pacification of Mysore
Expedition against the Polygars (Southern India)
War with Kandy
Second Maratha War; expedition against Holkar
Vellore Mutiny
Bundelkhand Campaign
British intervention in Travancore rebellion
British occupation of Ambon, Banda
British occupation of Mauritius
British occupation of Java (V.O.C. headquarters; returned in 1816)
Arakan Uprising against Burmese rule; fighting spilld over into British Bengal
E.I.C. forces interfered in Jind succession struggle
War with Nepal
Pindari War
Kandyan War (on Ceylon)
Burmese invasion of Manipur (a British protectorate)
Conquest of Assam
First Anglo-Burmese War
Jat War
Coorg Campaign
Campaign to suppress piracy in the Persian Gulf
E.I.C. forces interfered in Jind, help suppress rebellion
First Anglo-Afghan War
Anglo-Baluchi War
Pacification at Gwalior
Conquest of Sindh
First Anglo-Sikh War
Second Anglo-Sikh War
North West Frontier Campaign
Second Anglo-Burmese War
Sepoy Rebellion
Anglo-Persian War


Wars of British India, 1858-1947

1861
1864-1866
1871-1880
1875-1876
1878-1880
1885-1887
1888-1914
1888-1897
1888
1895
1904
1914-1918
1914-1917
1915-1919
1918
1919
1919-1940
1930-1932
1939-1945
Expedition to Sikkim
Bhutan Campaign
North East Frontier Campaign
Perak Campaign
Second Anglo-Afghan War
Third Anglo-Burmese War
North West Frontier Campaign
North East Frontier Campaign
Expedition to Sikkim
Chitral Expedition
Expedition into Tibet
World War I; Indian regiments serving a.o. in East Africa
North West Frontier Campaign
Temporary occupatrion of parts of Persia
Baluchistan Campaign
Third Anglo-Afghan War
North West Frontier Campaign
Burmese Unrest
World War II









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