18th Regiment of Foot
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Known as The Royal Irish Regiment
- 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
- January 1879: Mooltan.
- July 1879: Ferozepore.
- September 1880: Peshawar.
- December 1880: Lundi Kotal.
- April 1881: Lundi Kotal.
- July 1882: Rawalpindi where they remained for the rest of that year and into 1883.
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. Google Books. Page 65 states the regiment went to Ceylon in 1837. Later service included China
- The campaigns and history of the Royal Irish regiment from 1684 to 1902 by Lieutenant Colonel G Le M Gretton 1911 Archive.org includes
- Appendix 2: Casualty Roll [deaths for campaigns], page 385
- “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
- A Short History of the Royal Irish Regiment 1921 access.bl.uk British Library
- The Royal Irish Regiment including deployments:1st Battalion, 2nd Battalion www.regiments.org, an archived site.
- Royal Irish Regiment (1684–1922) Wikipedia
- The Royal Irish [Regiment] Details of Museums and database for the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (27th and 108th Regiments of Foot), the Royal Irish Rifles (83rd and 86th Regiments of Foot), and the Royal Irish Fusiliers (87th and 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 and 94th Regiments of Foot), the Dublin Fusiliers (102th and 103th Regiments of Foot) and the (18th) Royal Irish Regiment. The Leinster Regiment (100th and 109th Regiments of Foot) and the Royal Munster Fusiliers ( 101st and 104th Regiments of Foot) also are part of this category.
- R.I.R. Memorial, Afghanistan and Egypt, Clonmel, Kickham Barracks Afghanistan 1879-80 "Irish War Memorials"