10th Regiment of Foot

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The Royal Lincolnshire Regiment

Chronology

  • 1685 raised as the Earl of Bath's Regiment for its first Colonel John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath
  • 1751 became the 10th Regiment of Foot
  • 1781 became the 10th (North Lincoln) Regiment of Foot
  • 1881 became The Lincolnshire Regiment
  • 1946 became The Royal Lincolnshire Regiment
  • 1960 amalgamated with The Northamptonshire Regiment, to form 2nd East Anglian Regiment (Duchess of Gloucester's Own Royal Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire)
  • 1964 united with 1st East Anglian Regiment (Royal Norfolk and Suffolk), 3rd East Anglian Regiment (16th/44th Foot), and The Royal Leicestershire Regiment, to form The Royal Anglian Regiment

Service in British India

External Links

Historical Books Online

References

  1. "Pick up your Parrots and Monkeys" by William Pennington, has a chapter on life on "Neuralia"
  2. Rootsweb British Army Message Board post