15th Regiment of Foot

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Known as The East Yorkshire Regiment

Chronology

  • 1685 raised as Clifton's Regiment of Foot
  • 1751 became the 15th Regiment of Foot
  • 1782 became the 15th (The Yorkshire East Riding) Regiment of Foot
  • 1881 became the East Yorkshire Regiment
  • 1935 became the East Yorkshire Regiment (The Duke of York's Own)
  • 1958 amalgamated with The West Yorkshire Regiment (14th Foot) to form The Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire (14th/15th Foot)
  • 2006 amalgamated, with two other Yorkshire regiments becoming the 1st Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)

External Links

Historical Books online