15th Regiment of Madras Native Infantry

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Known as 15th Regiment of Madras Native Infantry in the Madras Army
Known as 75th Carnatic Infantry in the Indian Army


  • 1776 raised as 15th Carnatic Battalion from 2nd, 6th and 12th Carnatic Battalions
  • 1784 became 15th Madras Battalion
  • 1796 became 2nd Battalion, 4th Madras Native Infantry
  • 1824 became 15th Regiment of Madras Native Infantry
  • 1885 became 15th Madras Infantry
  • 1903 became 75th Carnatic Infantry
  • 1922 became 2nd/3rd Madras Regiment
  • 1926 disbanded
  • 1940 re-formed.

Battle Honours

Regimental history

  • The Madras Regiment, 1758-1958 by E.G. Phythian-Adams 1958. Available at the British Library UIN: BLL01012507899 .

External links

Historical books online

  • Madras Infantry 1748-1943 by Lt.-Col. E G Phythian-Adams, late 3rd Madras Regiment published 1943 is available Archive.org, mirror from Digital Library of India. Two files are available, barcode 4990010018885 seems a more complete copy, File 1, (File 2)
  • The Madras Soldier 1746-1946 by Lt.-Col. E G Phythian-Adams. Revised and enlarged edition 1947 Archive.org.