75th Regiment of Foot

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Known as The 75th Stirlingshire Regiment

Chronology

  • 1787 raised as 75th (Highland) Regiment of Foot by EIC for service in India
  • 1809 lost Highland status & dress and became 75th Regiment of Foot
  • 1862 became 75th (Stirlingshire) Regiment of Foot
  • 1881 amalgamated with the 92nd (Gordon Highlanders) Regiment of Foot to become the 1st Battalion Gordon Highlanders
  • 1994 amalgamated with The Queens' Own Highlanders (Seaforth and Camerons) to form The Highlanders (Seaforth, Gordons and Camerons)
  • 2004 amalgamated with the other Scottish infantry regiments into the single Royal Regiment of Scotland

British India Service

Regimental journal

  • The Tiger and Sphinx, or Gordon Highlanders’ Chronicle. The British Library has issues 5 (1898) and 6 (1899)
  • The Tiger and Sphinx. New Series. The British Library has issues from 1924 to 1994

External Links

Historical Books Online