British Expedition to Ceylon 1803-1804

[ 1803 - 1804 ]

[1803] British forces attacked inland on Ceylon (Sri Lanka), taking Kandy (February 1803) but then losing it to counterattacking Sinhalese forces (June 1803).

[1804] British forces on Ceylon again took Kandy and were again forced to evacuate the city [in 1804].

Belligerents Initiation Date Termination Date
Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and United Kingdom - UK (Great Britain) 1803 1804 View

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