5th (Northumberland) (Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot 1836–1881[16][27], Came onto the English establishment in 1685. 91st (Argyllshire Highlanders) Regiment of Foot 1864–1872 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 Suffolk Regiment were also in India during World War II. 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. [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] 39th (Dorsetshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1807[68], 40th (2nd Somersetshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881[69], 41st Regiment of Foot 1787–1831 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. 51st (2nd York, West Riding, Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot 1809–1821[87] Under the Childers Reforms it amalgamated with the 84th Regiment of Foot to become the 1st Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment in 1881. [6], As the size of the army expanded and contracted during the various conflicts of the 18th and 19th centuries, junior regiments were raised and disbanded. The 1751 warrant confirmed the royal titles or other special designations of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 7th, 8th, 18th, 21st, 23rd, 27th and 41st regiments. 1st or the Royal Regiment of Foot 1821–1871 By K. Larbalestier Not quite right,… The NSW Regiment, later 102nd Regiment of Foot, later still the 100th Regiment of Foot had a scrap also: [14], 1st Regiment of Foot (Royal Scots) 1812–1821 Under the Childers Reforms it amalgamated with the 84th (York and Lancaster) Regiment of Foot to become the 1st Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment in 1881. 32nd (Cornwall) Light Infantry 1858–1881[20], 33rd (1st York, West Riding) Regiment of Foot 1782–1853 The 101st Regiment of Foot (Royal Bengal Fusiliers). Although the numbers were officially abolished in 1881, in some cases they continued to be used informally within the regiments. 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] 50th (The Duke of Clarence's) Regiment of Foot 1827–1831 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] The tailored jackets in reds and yellows, shiny buttons and glistening muskets, towering Grenadier hats of real bearskin were irresistible. 91st (Argyllshire) Regiment of Foot 1821–1864 However, at the same time, the 3rd Regiment of Foot had been commanded by its … ", "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. 1685 … 85th (Bucks Volunteers) (The King's Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot 1821–1881[88][138], 86th (The Leinster) Regiment of Foot 1809–1812[143] The 99th Regiment to be numbered the 98th, retaining the title of the Prince of Wales's Tipperary Regiment. 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 But one day, he saw THEM – The Red Coats of the 10th Regiment of Foot. It became the 12th, or East Suffolk Regiment in 1781 and the Suffolk Regiment in 1881. 50th (The Queen's Own) Regiment of Foot[85][86], 51st (2nd York, West Riding) Regiment of Foot 1782–1809[87] The 64th Regiment of Foot began as the Second Battalion of the 11th Regiment of Foot and was formed as such in 1756. [6] In later years, other regiments were allowed to bear the names of the monarch or other members of the Royal family. The 109th Regiment of Foot (Bombay Infantry). [3], While regiments were known by the name of their colonel, or by their royal title, the number of their rank was increasingly used. The 106th Regiment of Foot (Bombay Light Infantry). 14th (Buckinghamshire) Regiment of Foot 1809–1876[14][38] The regiment was known as the Green Howards from 1744. ", "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'. 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. ", "96th Foot. Regimental numbers were abandoned: the 1st to 25th foot, which already had two battalions adopted new titles. 12th (East Suffolk) Regiment of Foot 1782–1881. 79th (Cameron Highlanders) Regiment of Foot 1866–1873 [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. Victoria Barracks and parade ground, Paddington, Sydney.2004. "Her Majesty has been graciously pleased to approve of the 41st Regiment of Foot being in future styled the 41st, or The Welsh Regiment of Foot ", "The Queen has been graciously pleased to command that the 45th or Nottinghamshire Regiment may in future bear the title of 'Sherwood Foresters', with reference to the traditions of the County of Nottingham, and in consideration of the Regiment's distinguished services. 13th (1st Somersetshire Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot 1822–1842[36] 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 "His Majesty has also been pleased to approve of the 95th Regiment being styled, the 95th or 'Derbyshire' Regiment of Foot. 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 72nd (Duke of Albany's Own Highlanders) Regiment of Foot 1823–1881[112][113], 73rd Regiment of Foot 1809–1862 12th Regiment of Foot 1751–1782. I own a couple of histories of the 11th Regiment of Foot. They were convoyed by the frigate "Fox". The 103rd Regiment of Foot (Royal Bombay Fusiliers). Pic 02. [60] Converted to line infantry in 1714. Reorganized on January 11, 1776 to consist of 10 companies by raising two more musket companies. This is a list of numbered regiments of foot of the British Army from the mid-18th century until 1881, when numbering was abandoned. Regimental musters, from the early 18th century onwards, were taken every month or quarter (frequency varied over the years) for pay and accounting purposes. Examples are the 3rd East Anglian Regiment (16th/44th Foot), Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment (29th/45th Foot). Furthermore, in the centre of the regiment's colours was to be "painted or embroidered in gold Roman characters the number of the Rank of the 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 96th Regiment to be numbered the 95th Regiment. 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. The 100th Regiment to be numbered the 99th, retaining the title of the Prince Regent's County of Dublin Regiment. ", 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 - Princess Charlotte of Wales's), 51st Regiment of Foot (Cape Breton Regiment), 51st (2nd York, West Riding, The King's Own Light Infantry), 77th (East Middlesex) (Duke of Cambridge's Own), 85th (Bucks Volunteers) (The King's Light Infantry), 91st (Princess Louise's Argyllshire Highlanders), 98th (Prince of Wales's) Regiment of Foot, 103rd Regiment of Foot (Volunteer Hunters), 103rd Regiment of Foot (King's Irish Infantry), 107th (Queen's Own Royal Regiment of British Volunteers), Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry), Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment), Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment), Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Regiment), Liverpool Rifles, King's (Liverpool Regiment), Liverpool Irish, King's (Liverpool Regiment), Liverpool Scottish, King's (Liverpool Regiment), Leeds Rifles, Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment), Cinque Ports Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment, Hallamshire Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_regiments_of_foot&oldid=999374531, Lists of British Army units and formations, Articles with dead external links from August 2016, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. [8] Two rifle regiments: the King's Royal Rifle Corps (ex 60th Foot) and the Rifle Brigade, who had four battalions each, recruited nationally. The remaining regiments were paired to become the 1st or 2nd battalions of the new regiments. Also known as the "1st Invalids" or "Regiment of Invalids". 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. This page was last edited on 23 April 2019, at 13:01. [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). The 102d Regiment to be numbered the 100th Regiment. ", "Her Majesty has been graciously pleased to approve of the 91st Regiment (Argyllshire Highlanders) being in future styled the '91st Princess Louise's Argyllshire Highlanders,' and of its being permitted to bear on its Regimental Colour, the Boar's Head (the Campbell Crest) as a device surrounded with the motto. One of the nine new regiments of foot, raised to meet the Monmouth rebellion it was termed Hales's Regiment. [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. King George II determined that he preferred to have single battalions and authorized the 64th Regiment of Foot into being in 1758. 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." [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]. With modifications the numbers existed until 1881, when the Childers Reforms introduced "territorialisation". 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. Wives that accompanied the men are also listed. Eureka, Lambing Flat and the New Zealand Wars. 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] In 1751, when regiments were given numbers to mark their seniority, it was designated the 12th Regiment of Foot. 51st (2nd York, West Riding, The King's Own Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot 1821–1881[87][88], 52nd (Oxfordshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1803[19] Renumbered as 95th in 1816 when existing 95th Foot became Rifle Brigade without a number. The 107th Regiment of Foot (Bengal Infantry). 79th (Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders) Regiment of Foot 1873–1881[123], 81st Regiment of Foot 1794–1832 [73][76], 43rd (Monmouthshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1803 Royal Warrant 1 July 1751 (PRO/WO/26/21) reprinted in Edwards (1953) pp. 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. 71st (Glasgow Highland Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot 1809–1810 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 Raised as the Earl of Bath’s Regiment, it kept that name until numbers were assigned to regiments in 1751. Regimental titles in italics indicate they were disbanded or renumbered before 1881. 35th (Sussex) Regiment of Foot 1805–1832[64] The rank of regiments of the English Army was first fixed during the Nine Years' War. The Queen has been graciously pleased to approve of this Regiment being permitted to bear upon its Second or Regimental Colour the honours and distinctions formerly borne by the old 96th Foot, which was disbanded in the year 1818", "The Queen has been graciously pleased to approve of the 98th Foot being in future styled 'The 98th, or the Prince of Wales's, Regiment of Foot', and of it bearing His Royal Highness' Plume on its Regimental Colour. The 12th Regiment of Foot first embarked for the East Indies in June 1796 on board the East Indiamen "Rockingham", "Lord Hawkesbury", "Airlie Castle" and "Melville Castle". In 1694 the regiment took precedence as the 14th Regiment of Foot. The regiment served in Flanders between 1693 and 1696 and gained its first battle honour at Namur in 1695. Lafayette’s Division | Scott’s Brigade | 12th Virginia Regiment History. In 1694 the regiment took precedence as the 14th Regiment of Foot. The 12th Regiment (1st Battalion) was engaged in the rebellion at the Eureka Stockadein 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 105th Regiment of Foot (Madras Light Infantry). Six of the companies were armed with muskets, and two with rifles. English regiments, raised in England, should rank from their date of raising, English, Scots and Irish regiments, raised for service of a foreign power, should rank from the date that they came onto the English establishment. ", "His Majesty has been pleased to approve of the 72d Regiment of Foot again becoming a Highland Regiment and of its bearing the title of 'The 72d, or the Duke of Albany's Own Highlanders'. 13th (1st Somersetshire) (Prince Albert's Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot 1842–1881[36][37], 14th (Bedfordshire) Regiment of Foot 1782–1809[38] ", This page was last edited on 9 January 2021, at 21:20. The 12th also fought in … ", "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. 71st (Highland Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot 1810–1881[111], 72nd Regiment of Foot 1809–1823 From 1 July 1881 the United Kingdom was divided into regimental districts, each allocated a two-battalion regiment, usually bearing a "county" title. 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 65th Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army, raised in 1756 as the 2nd Battalion, 12th Regiment of Foot. The 12th also fought in … The 108th Regiment of Foot (Madras Infantry). Known as the "Highland Regiment". [157] Disbanded 1818. The regiment arrived in Madras in January 1797 and remained in India until 1810. 70th (Surrey) Regiment of Foot 1825–1881[109][110], 71st (Glasgow Highland) Regiment of Foot 1808–1809 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’. Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 12th Regiment stationed in Australia and/or New Zealand … ", "His Royal Highness the Prince Regent has been pleased, in the name and on behalf of his Majesty, to approve of the 49th (or the Hertfordshire) Regiment being in future styled the 49th (or Princess Charlotte of Wales's) Regiment, retaining its County Title. 12th Regiment of Foot (East Suffolk) Service in Australia and New Zealand 1854 – 1867 . The regiment served in Flanders between 1693 and 1696 and gained its first battle honour at Namur in 1695. 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). 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 ", "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. 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 97th (or Queen's Own) to be numbered the 96th (or Queen's Own). The Suffolk Regiment Archives are held at the Suffolk Record Office in Bury St Edmunds. 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 10th Regiment of Foot began in 1685, when James II was adding a regiment to deal with the Duke of Monmouth’s rebellion. Foot was the contemporary term for infantry. PHOTOGRAPHS. 12th Regiment of Foot - Infantry Regiments; 12th (The Prince of Wales's) Regiment of Lancers - 9th/12th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales's) 12th (The Prince of Wales's Royal) Regiment of Lancers - 9th/12th Royal Lancers (Prince of Wales's) Amalgamation from 1958 onwards, the 95th Regiment 's Tipperary Regiment Battalion, York and Regiment! Regimental titles in italics indicate they were convoyed by the frigate `` Fox '' although the numbers were abandoned the. 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