3rd Madras Regiment
The 3rd Madras Regiment was formed in 1922 by the amalgamation of five existing regiments and consisted of four regular battalions and a training battalion. By 1928 all had been disbanded for economic reasons, or changed to a different form. The Regiment was raised again in 1941 with four Battalions and further Battalions were formed during the subsequent war years.
- 1st Battalion: see 73rd Carnatic Infantry
- 2nd Battalion: see 75th Carnatic Infantry
- 3rd Battalion: see 79th Carnatic Infantry
- 4th Battalion: see 83rd (Wallajahbad) Light Infantry
- 10th (Training) Battalion: see 86th Carnatic Infantry
- The Madras Regiment, 1758-1958 by E.G. Phythian-Adams 1958. Available at the British Library UIN: BLL01012507899 .
- The Black Pom Pom: A Short History of the Madras Regiment 1758-1972 by Lt Col Jitendra Kumar, 3 MADRAS, c 1972. Available online, refer below.
- 3rd Madras Regiment Wikipedia
- The Madras Regiment
- Page 53 Valour and Sacrifice: Famous Regiments of the Indian Army by Gautam Sharma Google Books
Historical books online
- Madras Infantry 1748-1943 by Lt.-Col. EG 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.
- The Black Pom Pom: A Short History of the Madras Regiment 1758-1972 by Lt Col Jitendra Kumar, 3 MADRAS is available on the website The Madras Regiment commencing Chapter II, page 2. Navigate subsequent chapters from the left hand side of the website.