8th Regiment of Rajput Infantry

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Known as 8th Rajputs


In the Indian Mutiny the 59th Regiment of Bengal Native Infantry did not rebel and, in the ensuing disbandment of Bengal Army regiments, it became the eighth most senior.

  • 1861 became 8th Bengal Native Infantry
  • 1897 became 8th (Rajput) Bengal Infantry
  • 1901 became 8th Rajput Infantry
  • 1922 became 4th Battalion 7th Rajput Regiment
  • 1947 allocated to India on Partition
  • 1947 became 4th Battalion the Rajput Regiment
  • 1956 amalgamated into The Punjab Regiment

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