14th Regiment of Madras Native Infantry

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Known as 14th Regiment of Madras Native Infantry in the Madras Army
Known as 74th Punjabis in the Indian Army

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Chronology

  • 1776 raised as 14th Carnatic Battalion
  • 1784 became 14th Madras Battalion
  • 1796 became 2nd Battalion, 6th Regiment of Madras Native Infantry
  • 1824 became 14th Regiment of Madras Native Infantry
  • 1885 became 14th Regiment of Madras Infantry
  • 1903 became 74th Punjab Regiment
  • 1922 became 4th/2nd Punjab Regiment
  • 1947 allocated to India on Partition

Battle Honours

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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