1st anglo-Burmese war
1st anglo-Burmese war

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1st anglo-Burmese war




Burma Occupies Shalpuri Island

Sep 1823

Burma occupies Shalpuri Island near Chittagong, which was claimed by the East India Company

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Location: Burma



1St Anglo-Burmese War Begins

Mar 05, 1824

hostilities break out in the 1st Anglo-Burmese War

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Location: Burma



The British Reach Kamayut

Jul 01, 1824

The British had pushed the Burmese lines back to Kamayut. The Burmese decide to remove their men from the western front of the war in order to concentrate on removing the British from Rangoon.

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Location: Burma



Burmese Attack on Rangoon

Nov 1824

The Burmese mass a force of 30000 near Rangoon in order to re-take the city

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Location: Burma



British Repel the Burmese Army

Nov 30, 1824

The Burmese decide to launch a frontal attack against the British. Despite out numbering the British the superior British weapons, inlcuding Congreve rockets that the Burmese had never seen before, takes their toll.

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Location: Burma



The Burmese Attack Stalls

Dec 07, 1824

The Burmese attack stalls and the British gain the upper hand

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Location: Burma



British Victory At Rangoon

Dec 15, 1824

The Burmese army is driven out of the last of their strongholds around Rangoon. The Burmese withdraw their remaining forces to Danubyu

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Location: Burma



British Attack on Arakan

Feb 01, 1825

A large British attack the Burmese at Arakan. Despite being outnumbered the Burmese fight back fiercely so it takes a long time to push them back.

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Location: Burma



British Gunboats Attacks Danubyu

Mar 1825

A force of British gunboats attacks Danubyu. The first British attack is repelled and the Burmese try to counter-attack with foot soldiers, cavalry and 17 fighting elephants. The Congreve rockets panic the elephants while the other artillery breaks the cavalry charge.

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Location: Burma



The British Attack Arakan

Mar 29, 1825

The British launch their attack on the capital of the Arakan region at Mrauk-U. Fighting will continue for several days with the final victory coming on the 1st of April. After this the British will occupy the whole of Arakan.

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Location: Burma



The British Attack Danubyu Again

Apr 01, 1825

The British launch another attack on Danubyu starting with a huge artillery bombardment. The Burmese general is killed by their bombardment while he was walking around the fort in full uniform to help the moral of his troops. The Burmese withdraw from Danubyu soon afterwards.

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Location: Burma



1 Month Armistice

Sep 17, 1825

A one month armistice is held between the British and Burmese

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Location: Burma



Final Battle of Anglo-Burmese War

Nov 1825

The Burmese throw everything into a last ditch effort to get rid of the British, however they cannot overcome the superior British firepower.

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Location: Burma



British Flotilla Attacks Prome

Dec 01, 1825

The British flotilla attacks the Burmese positions outside Prome

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Location: Burma



Maha Ne Myo Killed

Dec 02, 1825

A shell from the British flotilla kills the Burmese general Maha Ne Myo

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Location: Burma



The British Capture Prome

Dec 05, 1825

The British capture Prome

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Location: Britain



Peace Negotiations Start

Dec 26, 1825

The Burmese send a delegation to the British in order to negotiate a peace.

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Location: Burma



Treaty of Yandabo

Feb 26, 1826

The Treaty of Yandabo is signed ending the First Anglo-Burmese War. This treaty required that they pay a million pound indemnity, and the british would not withdraw until the first instalment had been paid. It also required that the Burmese cede these territories to the British:

  • Assam
  • Manipur
  • Arakan
  • the coast of Taninthayi south of Salween River

They also had to cease all their interference in the Cachar region of Assam and the Jaintia Hills district.

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Location: Burma



Timelines of the participants of 1St Anglo-Burmese War

The timeline of 1St Anglo-Burmese War itself is coloured blue

1st anglo-Burmese war