13th Regiment of Madras Native Infantry

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Known as 13th Regiment of Madras Native Infantry in the Madras Army
Known as 73rd Carnatic Infantry in the Indian Army

Chronology

  • 1776 raised by Capt Alcock as 13th Carnatic Battalion from 4th, 7th and 11th Carnatic Battalions
  • 1784 became 13th Madras Battalion
  • 1796 became 2nd Battalion, 3rd Madras Native Infantry
  • 1824 became 13th Regiment of Madras Native Infantry
  • 1885 became 13th Regiment of Madras Infantry
  • 1903 became 73rd Carnatic Infantry
  • 1922 became 1st/3rd Madras Regiment
  • 1928 became 11th Battalion Madras Pioneers
  • 1933 became 11th Madras Battalion ITF
  • 1941 September became 2nd Battalion, The Madras Regiment
  • 1942 redesignated 1st Battalion, The Madras Regiment
  • 1947 allocated to India on Partition

Battle Honours

External Links

Historical books online