Oct 27, 2009

India FDC on "250 Years of the Madras Regiment (1758-2008)"

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250 Years of the Madras Regiment (1758-2008)

Date of issue : 28 May 2009

The Madras Regiment was formed by Major Stringer Lawrence, a veteran of action in Spain, in 1758. It is the oldest regiment in the Indian army. The regiment has been through many campaigns with both the British Indian Army and the Indian Army.

Currently the regiment has a strength of 19 battalions.

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