64th Regiment of Foot

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Also known as The Staffordshire Regiment



  • 1758 formed by redesignation of 2nd Battalion, 11th Regiment of Foot
  • 1782 renamed the 64th (2nd Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot
  • 1881 combined with 98th Regiment of Foot to become the 1st Battalion, The Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire) Regiment
  • 1920 renamed The North Staffordshire (The Prince of Wales's) Regiment
  • 1959 amalgamated to form The Staffordshire Regiment (The Prince of Wales's)
  • 2007 amalgamated with the 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment and The Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment to form The Mercian Regiment, in which the Staffords became the 3rd (Staffordshire) Battalion

Service in British India

Regimental histories

  • History of the 1st & 2nd Battalions The North Staffordshire Regiment (The Prince of Wales'), 1914–1923. Longton: Royal Press. 1932. Available at the British Library UIN: BLL01001096901
  • Frontier Assault: The North Staffordshire Regiment in the Third Afghan War 1919 by James Green.[1] This book is stated to include an account of the North-West Frontier during WW1.

External links

64th Regiment of Foot Wikipedia
64th (2nd Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot including deployments www.regiments.org, an archived site
The North Staffordshire Regiment (The Prince of Wales's) including deployments: 1st Battalion, 2nd Battalion www.regiments.org, an archived site
North Staffordshire Regiment Wikipedia
The Staffordshire Regiment Wikipedia
The Mercian Regiment Wikipedia
King's Shropshire Light Infantry Wikipedia
The Staffordshire Regiment Museum, Whittington Barracks, Lichfield, Staffs

Historical books online