10th Regiment of Foot

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The Royal Lincolnshire Regiment


  • 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

A detachment of the 2nd Battalion was in Port Blair, Andaman Islands in January 1871 and Rangoon in August 1871.[1]

Regimental Histories

  • The History of the Tenth Foot (the Lincolnshire Regiment) by Albert Lee
Volume II 1813-1910 is available online, refers below. Both volumes are available on FamilySeach microfilm, catalogue entry (Ordering microfilms)

External Links

Historical Books Online


  1. JeffH01 10th Regiment of Foot (North Lincolnshire Regt) Rootsweb British Army Message Board 21 October 2010. Retrieved 5 January 2015