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==Cantonments 1879-1883==
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1st Battalion
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* January 1879: [[Multan|Mooltan]].
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* July 1879: [[Ferozepore]].
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*September 1880: [[Peshawar]].
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*December 1880: [[Khyber Pass|Lundi Kotal]].
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*April 1881: [[Khyber Pass|Lundi Kotal]].
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* July 1882: [[Rawalpindi]] where they remained for the rest of that year and into 1883.
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== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
 
===Historical Books Online===
 
===Historical Books Online===
 
*''Historical Record of the Eighteenth, or the Royal Irish Regiment of Foot: containing an account of the formation of the regiment in 1684, and of its subsequent services to 1848''  by Richard Cannon 1848. [http://books.google.com/books?id=9e3adpx9QqEC  Google Books].  [http://books.google.com/books?id=9e3adpx9QqEC&pg=PA65 Page 65] states the regiment went to Ceylon in 1837. Later service included China
 
*''Historical Record of the Eighteenth, or the Royal Irish Regiment of Foot: containing an account of the formation of the regiment in 1684, and of its subsequent services to 1848''  by Richard Cannon 1848. [http://books.google.com/books?id=9e3adpx9QqEC  Google Books].  [http://books.google.com/books?id=9e3adpx9QqEC&pg=PA65 Page 65] states the regiment went to Ceylon in 1837. Later service included China
*[http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028921075#page/n429/mode/2up “The Adjutant’s grave”] from ''The new and the old; or, California and India in romantic aspects'' by John Williamson Palmer 1859 Google Books. Rangoon in the [[2nd Burma War]]
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*[https://archive.org/details/campaignshistory00gret ''The campaigns and history of the Royal Irish regiment from 1684 to 1902''] by Lieutenant Colonel G Le M Gretton 1911 Archive.org includes
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**[https://archive.org/stream/campaignshistory00gret#page/384/mode/2up Appendix 2: Casualty Roll] [deaths for campaigns], page 385
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*[http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028921075#page/n429/mode/2up “The Adjutant’s grave”] from ''The new and the old; or, California and India in romantic aspects'' by John Williamson Palmer 1859 Archive.org. Rangoon in the [[2nd Burma War]]
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*[http://access.bl.uk/item/viewer/ark:/81055/vdc_100003075209.0x000002#  ''A Short History of the Royal Irish Regiment''] 1921  access.bl.uk British Library
  
 
===Other===  
 
===Other===  
[http://web.archive.org/web/20080113000804/www.regiments.org/regiments/uk/inf/018RIrish.htm The Royal Irish Regiment] including deployments:[http://web.archive.org/web/20080113000741/http://www.regiments.org/deploy/uk/reg-inf/018-1.htm 1st Battalion], [http://web.archive.org/web/20080113000748/http://www.regiments.org/deploy/uk/reg-inf/018-2.htm 2nd Battalion] www.regiments.org, an archived site.<br> [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/18th_Foot Royal Irish Regiment (1684–1922)] Wikipedia<br>
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20080113000804/www.regiments.org/regiments/uk/inf/018RIrish.htm The Royal Irish Regiment] including deployments:[http://web.archive.org/web/20080113000741/http://www.regiments.org/deploy/uk/reg-inf/018-1.htm 1st Battalion], [http://web.archive.org/web/20080113000748/http://www.regiments.org/deploy/uk/reg-inf/018-2.htm 2nd Battalion] www.regiments.org, an archived site.<br>  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/18th_Foot Royal Irish Regiment (1684–1922)] Wikipedia<br>
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*[http://www.royal-irish.com/ The Royal Irish <nowiki>[Regiment]</nowiki>]  Details of Museums and  database for the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers ([[27th Regiment of Foot|27th]] and [[3rd Madras (European) Infantry|108th]] Regiments of Foot), the Royal Irish Rifles ([[83rd Regiment of Foot|83rd]] and [[86th Regiment of Foot|86th]]  Regiments of Foot),  and the Royal Irish Fusiliers ([[87th Regiment of Foot|87th]]  and [[89th Regiment of Foot|89th]] Regiments of Foot). In addition, in time it is intended to include in the database the names of many soldiers who served in what have become known as the Disbanded Irish Regiments, such as the Connaught Rangers, ([[88th Regiment of Foot|88th]] and [[94th Regiment of Foot|94th]] Regiments of Foot),  the Dublin Fusiliers ([[1st Madras (European) Fusiliers|102th]] and [[1st Bombay (European) Fusiliers| 103th]]  Regiments of Foot) and the (18th) Royal Irish Regiment. The Leinster Regiment  ([[100th Regiment of Foot|100th]] and 109th Regiments of Foot) and the Royal Munster Fusiliers  ([[1st Bengal (European) Fusiliers| 101st]] and [[2nd Bengal (European) Light Infantry|104th]] Regiments of Foot) also are part of this category.
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*[http://www.irishwarmemorials.ie/html/showMemorial.php?show=266 R.I.R. Memorial, Afghanistan and Egypt, Clonmel, Kickham Barracks]  Afghanistan 1879-80  "Irish War Memorials"
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[[Category:British Army Infantry Regiments]]
 
[[Category:British Army Infantry Regiments]]

Latest revision as of 18:52, 21 August 2020

Known as The Royal Irish Regiment

Chronology

  • 1684 raised as the Earl of Granard's Regiment of Foot in Ireland from independent garrison companies; also known until 1751 by the names of other colonels
  • 1695 became the Royal Regiment of Ireland
  • 1751 became the 18th (or Royal Irish) Regiment of Foot
  • 1782 became the 18th (The Royal Irish) Regiment of Foot
  • 1881 became The Royal Irish Regiment
  • 1922 disbanded on formation of Irish Free State

British India Service

Cantonments 1879-1883

1st Battalion

  • July 1882: Rawalpindi where they remained for the rest of that year and into 1883.


External Links

Historical Books Online

Other


References