|Part of||Bengal Army (to 1895)
|Uniform||Red; faced dark blue, 1892 yellow|
Siege of Malakand
The regiment took part in the Siege of Malakand in 1897. To honour the visit of the Prince and Princess of Wales to Indian they took part in the Rawalpindi Parade 1905. After World War I the Indian government reformed the army moving from single battalion regiments to multi battalion regiments. In 1922, the 38th Dogras became the 2nd Battalion, 17th Dogra Regiment. In 1947, the regiment was allocated to the new Indian Army on independence.
- 1864: 38th (Agra) Regiment BNI
- 1890: 38th (Dogra) Regiment, Bengal Infantry
- 1901: 38th Dogra Infantry.
- Barthorp, Michael; Burn, Jeffrey (1979). Indian infantry regiments 1860–1914. Osprey Publishing. ISBN 0-85045-307-0.
- Sumner, Ian (2001). The Indian Army 1914–1947. Osprey Publishing. ISBN 1-84176-196-6.
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