87th Regiment of Foot

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The Royal Irish Fusiliers


  • 1793 raised as the 87th (The Prince of Wales's Irish) Regiment of Foot
  • 1820 became the 27th (Enniskillen) Regiment of Foot
  • 1881 amalgamated with the 108th Regiment of Foot (Madras Infantry) to become The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
  • 1968 amalgamated with The Royal Ulster Rifles and The Royal Irish Fusiliers to become The Royal Irish Rangers
  • 1991 amalgamated with the Ulster Defence Regiment to form the new The Royal Irish Regiment (27th (Inniskilling) 83rd and 87th and Ulster Defence Regiment).

External Links

27th (Inniskilling) Regiment of Foot Wikipedia
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Wikipedia
Royal Irish Rangers Wikipedia