The regimental system introduced in 1881 was to last for more than seventy years. The regiment was raised in 1685 by Henry, Duke of Norfolk and was known in its early years by the name of its current Colonel. The Re-created 17th Regiment of Infantry was established in the early 2000’s with the mission is to provide for its members and the public the experiences of the common British soldier throughout the conflict, and more specifically at historic sites from the Hudson River Valley to Virginia. In 1751 the naming tradition of Regiments was simplified each being ranked by number, therefore the Regiment was re-titled as the 12th Regiment of Foot. The 1747 document, which used numbers for the regiments throughout, decreed that no colonel was "to put his Arms, Crest, Device or Livery on any part of the Appointments of the Regiment under his command." The Suffolk Regiment Archives are held at the Suffolk Record Office in Bury St Edmunds. . 45th (Nottinghamshire Sherwood Foresters) Regiment of Foot 1866–1881[79], 46th (South Devonshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[80], 47th (Lancashire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[81], 48th (Northamptonshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[82], 49th (Hertfordshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1816[83] The 12th also fought in … 33rd (The Duke of Wellington's) Regiment of Foot 1853–1881[9], 34th (Cumberland) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[63], 35th (Dorsetshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1805[64] 87th (Royal Irish Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot 1827–1881[145], 89th (Princess Victoria's) Regiment of Foot 1866–1881[148], 90th (Perthshire Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot, 91st Regiment of Foot 1809–1821 This is a list of numbered regiments of foot of the British Army from the mid-18th century until 1881, when numbering was abandoned. [13] In a few cases, affiliations were altered: for example the 14th and 16th Foot "exchanged" counties in 1809. The regiment arrived in Madras in January 1797 and remained in India until 1810. 60th (The King's Royal Rifle Corps) Regiment of Foot 1830–1881[98], 61st (South Gloucestershire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[99], 62nd (Wiltshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[100], 63rd (West Suffolk) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[101], 64th (2nd Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[102], 65th (2nd Yorkshire, North Riding) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[104], 66th (Berkshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[105], 67th (South Hampshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[106], 68th (Durham) Regiment of Foot 1782–1812 The Suffolk Regiment were also in India during World War II. 70th (Glasgow Lowland) Regiment of Foot 1812–1825 91st (Argyllshire Highlanders) Regiment of Foot 1864–1872 Each company was to consist of 68 enlisted men, with officers to include a captain, lieutenant and ensign (second lieutenant). Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 12th Regiment stationed in Australia and/or New Zealand … In 1694 the regiment took precedence as the 14th Regiment of Foot. From 1864 to 1907 the Suffolk Regiment always had at least one battalion serving in India. PHOTOGRAPHS. 35th (Sussex) Regiment of Foot 1805–1832[64] Only one regiment, the 33rd Foot, was allowed to bear the name of a person other than Royalty when it became the "Duke of Wellington's" in 1853, the year after the death of the First Duke, who had served as a subaltern in the regiment.[9]. Royal Warrant 1 July 1751 (PRO/WO/26/21) reprinted in Edwards (1953) pp. It was assigned on February 27, 1776 to the Southe… The 102d Regiment to be numbered the 100th Regiment. Lists of the officers and men of the regiment that boarded these ships have been transcribed from the ships' logs held at the British Library and put online on the fibis search website. The rank of regiments of the English Army was first fixed during the Nine Years' War. 12th Virginia Regiment. On 21 August 1782, the Commander-in-Chief of the Forces, Henry Seymour Conway, issued a regulation giving an English county designation to each regiment of foot other than those with a royal title or highland regiments. 72nd (Duke of Albany's Own Highlanders) Regiment of Foot 1823–1881[112][113], 73rd Regiment of Foot 1809–1862 This site is dedicated to the officers and men and their families who served in the 1st Battalion, 12th Regiment, in Australia and New Zealand between 1854-1867. One of the nine new regiments of foot, raised to meet the Monmouth rebellion it was termed Hales's Regiment. The 19th regiment’s colonel was Hon. 50th (The Queen's Own) Regiment of Foot[85][86], 51st (2nd York, West Riding) Regiment of Foot 1782–1809[87] ", "His Majesty has been pleased to command that the 50th Regiment of foot shall in future be styled 'the 50th or Queen's Own' instead of 'the Duke of Clarence's Regiment;' and that the facings of the Regiment be accordingly changed from black to blue. [60] Converted to line infantry in 1714. ", "The Queen has been graciously pleased to command that the 89th Regiment of Foot may henceforth bear the title of 'Princess Victoria's' Regiment, in commemoration of the recent presentation of new colours, to replace those presented by Her Majesty when Princess Victoria. 85th (Bucks Volunteers) (The King's Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot 1821–1881[88][138], 86th (The Leinster) Regiment of Foot 1809–1812[143] Scottish and Irish regiments were only allowed to take a rank in the English army from the date of their arrival in England or the date when they were first placed on the English establishment.[2]. The 99th Regiment to be numbered the 98th, retaining the title of the Prince of Wales's Tipperary Regiment. 1685 … 1st or the Royal Regiment of Foot 1821–1871 12th Regiment of Foot (East Suffolk) Service in Australia and New Zealand 1854 – 1867. The 12th East Suffolk Regiment Of Foot is a group of players that have been together for well over a year now (Some even since Mount And Musket) in the community. The 105th Regiment of Foot (Madras Light Infantry). The regiment was raised at Annapolis Royal in Nova Scotia by General Richard Philipps as the Richard Philipps's Regiment of Foot in August 1717 out of independent companies stationed in North America and the West Indies. 11th Regiment of Foot - Early days of the Regiment The Regular Army dates back to the Restoration of the Monarchy in 1660 when Charles II raised regiments of Guards. 70th (Surrey) Regiment of Foot 1825–1881[109][110], 71st (Glasgow Highland) Regiment of Foot 1808–1809 Since the start of the 12th´s career they have distinguished and pride themselves in their melee abilities. 43rd (Monmouthshire Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot, 44th (East Essex) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[77], 45th (1st Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1866[78] 41st (The Welsh) Regiment of Foot 1831–1881[71][72], Formed 11 March 1719 as Edmund Fielding's Regiment of Foot from companies of outpatients or "invalids" from Chelsea Hospital. Pic 02. ", "His Majesty has been pleased to approve of the 70th Regiment of Foot discontinuing the appellation of the 'Glasgow Lowland Regiment' and of its being permitted to resume its former title, of the 70th, or 'Surrey' Regiment of Foot. The 97th (or Queen's Own) to be numbered the 96th (or Queen's Own). Not quite right,… The NSW Regiment, later 102nd Regiment of Foot, later still the 100th Regiment of Foot had a scrap also: 73rd (Perthshire) Regiment of Foot 1862–1881[115], 74th Regiment of Foot 1816–1845 For instance, in 1816 the 95th (Rifle) Regiment of Foot was renamed the "Rifle Brigade", without a number. The remaining regiments were paired to become the 1st or 2nd battalions of the new regiments. 5th (Northumberland) (Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot 1836–1881[16][27], Came onto the English establishment in 1685. [8] Two rifle regiments: the King's Royal Rifle Corps (ex 60th Foot) and the Rifle Brigade, who had four battalions each, recruited nationally. 13th (1st Somersetshire Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot 1822–1842[36] Muster rolls and pay lists contain soldiers’: 1. enlistment dates 2. movements 3. discharge dates From 1868 to 1883 there may be quarterly lists which contain details of ‘men becoming non-effective’. ", The subsidiary title was confirmed on 20 December 1831 by, "His Royal Highness the Prince Regent has been pleased, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty, to approve of the 85th Regiment being in future styled the 85th (or Duke of York's Own) Regiment of Light Infantry...", "His Majesty has been pleased to order that the 86th Regiment of Foot shall in future be styled the 86th (or Leinster) Regiment. The existing 96th–103rd regiments were redesignated as the 95th–102nd.[7]. Eureka, Lambing Flat and the New Zealand Wars. The 65th Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army, raised in 1756 as the 2nd Battalion, 12th Regiment of Foot. ", "His Majesty has been graciously pleased to approve of the 81st Regiment resuming the appellation of 'The Loyal Lincoln Volunteers', in addition to its present numerical title. This page was last edited on 23 April 2019, at 13:01. 87th (The Prince of Wales's Own Irish Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot 1827 [59], 32nd (Cornwall) Regiment of Foot 1782–1858[61] The history of the 11th Regiment of Foot in the Napoleonic War falls into two strikingly different parts: the first a period mostly spent on the sidelines, and the second a sequence of battles in Spain in which they consistently shone and for which they were awarded six battle honours. By K. Larbalestier "Her Majesty, in consideration of the enduring fortitude and perservering [. The 106th Regiment of Foot (Bombay Light Infantry). 12th Regiment of Foot 1751–1782. The Regiment went on to serve in the War of the Austrian Succession (1740–48) and fought at the Battles of Dettingen (1743) and Fontenoy (1745). 1st or the Royal Scots Regiment 1871–1881[23], 3rd (East Kent – the Buffs) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[25], Came onto the English establishment in 1665 as the Holland Regiment. The 12th Regiment (1st Battalion) was engaged in the rebellion at the Eureka Stockade in 1854, and the 12th Regiment was engaged in . ", "His Majesty has been graciously pleased to approve of the 60th Regiment of Foot being in future styled the 60th, or 'the King's Royal Rifle Corps', instead of the Duke of York's Own Rifle Corps. 12th (The East Suffolk) Regiment of Foot: 775: 12th (The Prince of Wales's) Royal Regiment of Lancers: 404: 12th Company, Royal Sappers & Miners: 96: 13th (The 1st Somersetshire)(or Prince Albert's) Regiment of Light Infantry: 894: 13th Company, Royal Sappers & Miners: 82: 13th Regiment … Sir Charles Howard. Renumbered as 95th in 1816 when existing 95th Foot became Rifle Brigade without a number. 32nd (Cornwall) Light Infantry 1858–1881[20], 33rd (1st York, West Riding) Regiment of Foot 1782–1853 ", This page was last edited on 9 January 2021, at 21:20. ", "His Majesty has been pleased to direct that the 60th Regiment of Foot shall cease to bear the appellation of the 'Royal American' Regiment, and that it shall be termed the 60th Regiment, or 'the Duke of York's Own Rifle Corps and Light Infantry'. [157] Disbanded 1818. ", Invalid regiments were formed by outpatients from the, Royal Armoured Corps Regiments in Second World War, Yeomanry Regiments converted to Royal Artillery, List of British Army Reserve Units (2020), List of Regiments of Cavalry of the British Army, 3rd East Anglian Regiment (16th/44th Foot), Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment (29th/45th Foot), 38th (1st Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot, 64th (2nd Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot, 43rd (Monmouthshire Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot, 52nd (Oxfordshire Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment), Prince Albert's Light Infantry (Somersetshire Regiment), Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment), Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment), 21st (Royal North British Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot, 23rd (Royal Welch Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot, 28th (North Gloucestershire) Regiment of Foot, 33rd (The Duke of Wellington's) Regiment of Foot, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment), 40th (2nd Somersetshire) Regiment of Foot, Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment), 42nd (The Royal Highland) Regiment of Foot (The Black Watch), 45th (Nottinghamshire Sherwood Foresters) Regiment of Foot, 49th (Hertfordshire - Princess Charlotte of Wales's) Regiment of Foot, Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Berkshire Regiment), 50th Regiment of Foot (American Provincials), 51st (2nd York, West Riding, The King's Own Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot, King's Own Light Infantry (South Yorkshire Regiment), King's Light Infantry (Shropshire Regiment), Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment), 59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot, 61st (South Gloucestershire) Regiment of Foot, Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment), 65th (2nd Yorkshire, North Riding) Regiment of Foot, 68th (Durham - Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot, 69th (South Lincolnshire) Regiment of Foot, 71st (Highland Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot, 72nd (Duke of Albany's Own Highlanders) Regiment of Foot, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's), 78th (Highland) Regiment of Foot (The Ross-shire Buffs), 79th (Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders) Regiment of Foot, 80th (Staffordshire Volunteers) Regiment of Foot, 81st (Loyal Lincoln Volunteers) Regiment of Foot, 82nd (The Prince of Wales's Volunteers) Regiment of Foot, 83rd (Royal Glasgow Volunteers) Regiment of Foot, 84th (Royal Highland Emigrants) Regiment of Foot, 84th (York and Lancaster) Regiment of Foot, 85th (Bucks Volunteers) (The King's Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot, 86th (Royal County Down) Regiment of Foot, 87th (Royal Irish Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot, Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers), 88th (Highland Volunteers) Regiment of Foot, 88th (Connaught Rangers) Regiment of Foot, 89th (Princess Victoria's) Regiment of Foot, 91st (Princess Louise's Argyllshire Highlanders) Regiment of Foot, Princess Louise's (Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders), 92nd (Gordon Highlanders) Regiment of Foot, 93rd (Sutherland Highlanders) Regiment of Foot, 94th Regiment of Foot (Royal Welsh Volunteers), 97th (The Earl of Ulster's) Regiment of Foot, 98th (The Prince of Wales's) Regiment of Foot, 99th (Prince of Wales's Tipperary) Regiment of Foot, 99th (Duke of Edinburgh's) Regiment of Foot, 100th (Prince Regent's County of Dublin) Regiment of Foot, 100th (Prince of Wales's Royal Canadian) Regiment of Foot, Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians), 101st (Duke of York's Irish) Regiment of Foot, 101st Regiment of Foot (Royal Bengal Fusiliers), 102nd Regiment of Foot (Royal Madras Fusiliers), 103rd Regiment of Foot (Royal Bombay Fusiliers), 104th Regiment of Foot (Bengal Fusiliers), 105th (Queen's Own Royal Highlanders) Regiment of Foot, 105th (Volunteers of Ireland) Regiment of Foot, 105th Regiment of Foot (Madras Light Infantry), 106th Regiment of Foot (Bombay Light Infantry), 107th Regiment of Foot (Queen's Own Royal Regiment of British Volunteers), 107th Regiment of Foot (Bengal Light Infantry), 110th Regiment of Foot (Queen's Own Musketeers), 111th Regiment of Foot (Loyal Birmingham Volunteers), 112th Regiment of Foot (King's Royal Musketeers), 113th Regiment of Foot (Royal Highlanders), 114th Regiment of Foot (Royal Highland Volunteers), 115th Regiment of Foot (Royal Scotch Lowlanders), 115th Regiment of Foot (Prince William's), 116th (Perthshire Highlanders) Regiment of Foot, 119th (The Prince's Own) Regiment of Foot, "100th Regiment of Foot and 123rd Regiment of Foot", 13th (1st Somersetshire) (Prince Albert's Light Infantry), 14th (Buckinghamshire – The Prince of Wales's Own), 19th (1st Yorkshire, North Riding – Princess of Wales's Own), 42nd (The Royal Highland) (The Black Watch), 45th (Nottinghamshire Sherwood Foresters), 49th (Hertfordshire - 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[11] The attempt to link regimental areas to specific counties was found to be impractical, with regiments preferring to recruit from major centres of population. The regiment embarked again for India from Ireland in July 1864 aboard the "Alnwick Castle", "Trafalgar", Calcutta" and "Alquis". The intention was to improve recruitment during the unpopular American War of Independence, and the Home Secretary, Thomas Townshend issued a circular letter to the lieutenants of each county in England in the following terms: My Lord, The very great deficiency of men in the regiments of infantry being so very detrimental to the public service, the king has thought proper to give the names of the different counties to the old corps, in hopes that, by the zeal and activity of the principal nobility and gentry in the several counties, some considerable assistance may be given towards recruiting these regiments". The 100th Regiment to be numbered the 99th, retaining the title of the Prince Regent's County of Dublin Regiment. ", "99th Foot, The Queen has been graciously pleased to approve of this Regiment being in future styled The 99th (Duke of Edinburgh's) Regiment; and of it being permitted to bear, on its second or Regimental Colour, His Royal Highness's Coronet and Cypher. The Regiment eventually was ordered to the North American Colonies and arrived in Boston in 1768. An index of individuals listed in the "Suffolk Regimental Gazette" held at the Bury St Edmunds branch of Suffolk Record Office is also being put online on the FIBIS search site. The 101st Regiment of Foot (Royal Bengal Fusiliers). [29], 9th (East Norfolk) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[32], 10th (North Lincoln) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[33], 11th (North Devonshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[34], 12th (East Suffolk) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[35], 13th (1st Somersetshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1822[36] [1], With the union of the kingdoms of England and Scotland to form the Kingdom of Great Britain in 1707 the British Army came into existence (see Creation of British Army). 35th (Royal Sussex) Regiment of Foot 1832–1881[28][64], 36th (Herefordshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[65], 37th (North Hampshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[66], 39th (East Middlesex) Regiment of Foot 1782–1807 42nd (The Royal Highland) Regiment of Foot (The Black Watch) 1861–1881[75], Six Independent Highland Companies raised 24 April 1725.The Earl of Craufurd's Regiment was formed 25 October 1739 by the regimentation of the independent companies. The 12th also fought in … In 1751, when regiments were given numbers to mark their seniority, it was designated the 12th Regiment of Foot. In some cases more than one regiment was allocated to a county, for example, the 38th (1st Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot and 64th (2nd Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot. "The Prince Regent, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty, has been pleased to direct, that the Battalions of the 95th Regiment shall in future be styled the Rifle Brigade, and that it shall be taken out of the numbered Regiments of the Line. One is entitled "Historical record of the Eleventh, or the North Devon Regiment of Foot: containing an account of the formation of the regiment in 1685, and of its subsequent services to 1845", published by Parker, Furnivall and Parker, Military Library, Whitehall, 1845. Although the numbers were officially abolished in 1881, in some cases they continued to be used informally within the regiments. They were convoyed by the frigate "Fox". [12] By June 1783 each regiment was again recruiting throughout the country, although the county names were to remain. [27], 6th (1st Warwickshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1832 In 1694 the regiment took precedence as the 14th Regiment of Foot. 68th (Durham - Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot 1812–1881[107], 69th (South Lincolnshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[108], 70th (Surrey) Regiment of Foot 1782–1812 79th (Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders) Regiment of Foot 1873–1881[123], 81st Regiment of Foot 1794–1832 A Colour of the 12th Foot in the Officers' Mess at Bassingborn Barracks was viewed through the courtesy of Major Ronald Baylis, Quartermaster of the Royal Anglian Regiment, as an example of the period style as no 10th Foot Colours of that time exist. His Majesty's Tenth Regiment of Foot in America is a historically re-created infantry unit formed to portray the service of the British Army during the American War for Independence. Additionally, there were occasional partial renumberings. Organized Febuary 1777 from Hampshire, Berkeley, Botetourt, Dunmore, and Prince Edward Counties plus State Troops from Botetourt, Agusta, Hampshire, Frederick Counties and West Agusta District. [14], 1st Regiment of Foot (Royal Scots) 1812–1821 51st (2nd York, West Riding, Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot 1809–1821[87] One of the nine new regiments of foot, raised to meet the Monmouth rebellion it was termed Hales’s Regiment. 79th (Cameron Highlanders) Regiment of Foot 1866–1873 [3], While regiments were known by the name of their colonel, or by their royal title, the number of their rank was increasingly used. 81st (Loyal Lincoln Volunteers) Regiment of Foot 1832–1881[128], 82nd (The Prince of Wales's Volunteers) Regiment of Foot 1802–1881[130][131], 83rd (County of Dublin) Regiment of Foot 1859–1881[132], 84th (York and Lancaster) Regiment of Foot 1809–1881[134][136], 85th (Bucks Volunteers) (Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot 1808–1815 They are found at the end of each … The order of seniority for the most senior line regiments in the British Army is based on the order of seniority in the English army. [5] The warrant, dated 1 July 1751, repeated the instructions of the 1747 regulation and provided that regiments should in future be known by their numbers only. But one day, he saw THEM – The Red Coats of the 10th Regiment of Foot. When new regiments were formed by amalgamation from 1958 onwards, the old regimental numbers were sometimes reintroduced into their titles. At that time, regiments were known by the name of their colonel. 14th (Buckinghamshire) Regiment of Foot 1809–1876[14][38] The 12th Regiment (1st Battalion) was engaged in the rebellion at the Eureka Stockade in 1854, and the 12th Regiment was engaged in restoring order after the riots at the Lambing Flat goldfields (1861 - 62) and the Brisbane Bread Riots (1866). The 96th Regiment to be numbered the 95th Regiment. 14th (Buckinghamshire – The Prince of Wales's Own) Regiment of Foot 1876–1881[38][39], 15th (York, East Riding) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[40], 16th (Buckinghamshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1809[41] I own a couple of histories of the 11th Regiment of Foot. 75th (Stirlingshire) Regiment of Foot 1862–1881[118], 77th (East Middlesex) Regiment of Foot 1807–1876[119] 49th (Hertfordshire - Princess Charlotte of Wales's) Regiment of Foot 1816–1881[84], 50th (West Kent) Regiment of Foot 1782–1827 39th (Dorsetshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1807[68], 40th (2nd Somersetshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[69], 41st Regiment of Foot 1787–1831 Six of the companies were armed with muskets, and two with rifles. 16th (Bedfordshire) Regiment of Foot 1809–1881[14][41], 17th (Leicestershire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[42], 19th (1st Yorkshire, North Riding) Regiment of Foot 1782–1875 Lafayette’s Division | Scott’s Brigade | 12th Virginia Regiment History. The regiment served in Flanders between 1693 and 1696 and gained its first battle honour at Namur in 1695. [156], 95th (Derbyshire) Regiment of Foot 1825–1881[158], 98th (The Prince of Wales's) Regiment of Foot 1876–1881[163], 99th (Duke of Edinburgh's) Regiment of Foot 1874–1881[165]. Regimental titles in italics indicate they were disbanded or renumbered before 1881. Regarded as a reraising of a regiment that existed from 1694–1698. Doubts as to the respective rank of regiments fighting in the Spanish Netherlands led William III to command a Board of General Officers meeting on 10 June 1694 to establish the order of precedence of the various units. Raised as 62nd (Royal American) Regiment of Foot in 1755, renumbered as 60th in 1757 on disbandment of existing 50th and 51st Foot. It became the 12th, or East Suffolk Regiment in 1781 and the Suffolk Regiment in 1881. ", "His Royal Highness the Prince Regent, in the name and on the behalf of His Majesty, has been pleased to approve of the 86th Regiment being in future styled the 86th (or Royal County Down) Regiment...", "His Majesty has been pleased to approve of the 87th Regiment of Foot assuming the title of 'Royal', and of its being in future styled, 'The 87th, or Royal Irish Fusiliers', instead of 'The Prince of Wales's own Irish Fusiliers'. 25th (King's Own Borderers) Regiment of Foot 1805–1881[53], 26th (Cameronian) Regiment of Foot 1809–1881[54], 29th (Worcestershire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[57], 30th (Cambridgeshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[58], 31st (Huntingdonshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[59], Reraised 14 April 1702 as George Villiers's Regiment of Marines. [10], The names of the counties were added to the regimental titles in parentheses, ranging from the 3rd (Buffs – East Kent) Regiment of Foot to the 70th (Surrey) Regiment of Foot. Pic 01. [70][72], 42nd (The Royal Highland) Regiment of Foot 1758–1861[73][74] The rank or precedence of regiments was fixed by the following criteria: This led to anomalies, such as the Royal Irish Regiment, raised in 1684, being ranked as the 18th of the line, junior to eleven regiments raised between 1685 and 1688. 1758 2nd Battalion redesignated as 65th (2nd Yorkshire, North Riding) Regiment of Foot 52nd (Oxfordshire Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot 1803–1821[19], 53rd (Shropshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[89], 54th (West Norfolk) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[90], 55th (Westmorland) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[91], 56th (West Essex) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[92], 57th (West Middlesex) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[93], 58th (Rutlandshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[94], 59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[95], 60th (The Duke of York's Own Rifle Corps) Regiment of Foot 1824–1830[97] Often a number of different periods parade ground, Paddington, Sydney.2004 History! 1685 … 12th Regiment of Foot ( Madras Light Infantry ) line Infantry in 1714 and... 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