Battle of Golden Rock

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Battle of Golden Rock
Part of Second Carnatic War
Date 26 June 1753
Location [Trichinopoly]
Result British victory
Belligerents
British East India Company French East India Company
Commanders and leaders
Stringer Lawrence Hyder Ali

The Battle of Golden Rock was fought between forces of the British and French East India Companies on 26 June 1753, during the Second Carnatic War. French troops, assisted by Mysorean troops led by Hyder Ali, assaulted a British outpost near Trichinopoly, drawing the main British force defending Trichinopoly. The British, commanded by Stringer Lawrence, were victorious.

References

  • Forrest, Sir George. The Life of Lord Clive

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