The regiment was originally raised by the Honourable East India Company in 1854 as the 3rd Madras (European) Regiment, and served in the Indian Mutiny of 1857. As with all other "European" units of the Company, they were placed under the command of the Crown in 1858, and formally moved into the British Army in 1862, ranked as the 108th Foot.
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- Mills, T.F.. "108th Regiment of Foot (Madras Infantry)". regiments.org. http://www.regiments.org/regiments/uk/inf/108-862.htm. Retrieved April 15, 2007. [dead link]
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