9th Regiment of Madras Native Infantry

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Known as 9th Regiment of Madras Native Infantry in the Madras Army
Known as 69th Punjabis in the Indian Army

Chronology

  • 1759 raised as 10th Battalion Coast Sepoys
  • 1769 became 10th Carnatic Battalion
  • 1770 became 9th Carnatic Battalion
  • 1784 became 9th Madras Battalion
  • 1796 became 1st Battalion, 9th Regiment of Madras Native Infantry
  • 1824 became 9th Regiment of Madras Native Infantry
  • 1885 became 9th Madras Infantry
  • 1903 became 69th Punjab Regiment
  • 1922 became 2nd/2nd Punjab Regiment
  • 1947 allocated to India on Partition

British Library holdings

Regimental histories

  • The Golden Galley : the story of the Second Punjab Regiment 1761-1947 by Geoffrey Betham and H.V.R. Geary.
  • The 2nd Punjab Regiment : a brief outline history of its origin, composition and achievements, published by the Regiment c 1943

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