45th Regiment of Foot
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Also known as The Sherwood Foresters
- 1741 raised as Daniel Houghton's Regiment of Foot
- 1751 became the 45th Regiment of Foot
- 1782 became the 45th (the Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot
- 1881 united with 95th (Derbyshire) Regiment of Foot to become 1st Battalion, The Sherwood Foresters (Derbyshire Regiment)
- 1902 became The Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment)
- 1970 amalgamated with The Worcestershire Regiment to form The Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment (29th/45th Foot)
- 2007 amalgamated with with The Cheshire Regiment and The Staffordshire Regiment to form The Mercian Regiment
- 45th (Nottinghamshire) (Sherwood Foresters) Regiment of Foot www.regiments.org, an archived site.
- The Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) including 1st Battalion deployments www.regiments.org, an archived site.
- Sherwood Foresters British Armed Forces & National Service. Includes deployments
- 45th Regiment of Foot Wikipedia
- Mercian Regiment Wikipedia
- The Museum of the Mercian Regiment
- Details of the memorial at the Afghan Church (St John’s) Colaba, Bombay to Sergeants, Corporals, Privates, Women and Children of the 45th Regiment who died at Naamuah and Colaba between March 1865 and January 1866. Hutchfield family website, now archived.
- Extract from England Census 1911 taken at Gough Barracks, Trimulgherry, Deccan, India 1st Battalion Sherwood Foresters Enlarged version flickr.com
- Photograph 1912: 1st Btn Sherwood Foresters B Coy Shooting Team . The Battalion was stationed in India. flickr.com
Historical Books on-line
- History of the 45th: 1st Nottinghamshire Regiment (Sherwood Foresters) by Philip Hugh Dalbiac 1902 Archive.org
- Rough notes by an old soldier during fifty years' service, Volume 1 by George Bell (sir) 1867 Google Books. The author transferred to the 45th Regiment and sailed for India in April 1825, page 197, and subsequently arrived in Rangoon in November 1825 page 217, , see 1st Burma War. After a few years he returned to England and changed regiments again. (Volume 2)