57th Regiment of Foot
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Known as "The Die Hards"
- 1755 raised as the 59th Regiment of Foot at Gloucester
- 1756 became the 57th Regiment of Foot
- 1782 became the 57th (the West Middlesex) Regiment of Foot
- 1881 amalgamated with the 77th Regiment of Foot to become the 1st Battalion The Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment)
- 1966 amalgamated with three other regiments to become the 4th Battalion The Queen's Regiment
- 1973 4th Battalion disbanded
- 57th (West Middlesex) Regiment of Foot Wikipedia
- Middlesex Regiment Wikipedia
- The Middlesex Regiment 1755-1966 www.prole.demon.co.uk
- Queen's Regiment Wikipedia
- 57th (the West Middlesex) Regiment of Foot including deployments Regiments.org, an archived site
- The Middlesex Regiment (Duke of Cambridge's Own) including deployments: 1st Battalion, 2nd Battalion Regiments.org, an archived site
- Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment & Queen's Regiment Museum Armymuseums.org
- The Diehard Company 1st Battalion, Middlesex Regiment Re-enactment Group thediehards.co.uk
- The Diehards 2nd Coy. 57th Regiment of Foot (Middlesex Regiment) thediehards.org.ua
- Photograph: "A" Company, 3rd Middlesex Regiment. Winners Football, 1912, Lebong, India. wibbo-archive.blogspot.com
- The Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex Regiment) 1/9th Battalion and 1/10th Battalion Middlesex Regiment: Both battalions sailed 30 October 1914 from Southampton for India, arriving Bombay on 2 December 1914. The 1/9th Battalion eventually moved to Mesopotamia, arriving Basra on 24 November 1917, and joined the 53rd Brigade of the 18th Indian Division. It remained in that theatre until the end of the war. The 1/10th Battalion remained in India until the end of the war. longlongtrail.co.uk.
- David Prebble’s Photostream. flickr.com Some of the photographs are labelled “1/9th Middlesex Regiment India 1914 to 1920” and it very probable all the photographs are of this regiment, in England or India
- Photographs: 1/9th Middlesex Regiment in India 1914-1918 king-emperor.com. Taken by then Sgt Maurice Mendes, later commissioned.
- Photograph: 1/9th Middlesex Regiment, Dinapore, India, 1916 flickr.com
- The National Army Museum has many papers and photographs in its collection including
- 1/9th Middlesex Regiment: "Album of 56 photographs, including 5 loose, 9th Bn Middlesex Regiment, Waziristan, 1919 (c); showing mostly commercial views of the North West Frontier, including a camp at Landi Kotal and a camp at Landi Khana, a Viceroy inspecting Kurram Militia and group photographs". NAM Accession Number Photographs 1992-08-106
- 1/10th Middlesex Regiment
- Transcription of the diary of Pte William Henry Fox, D Coy 1/10th Middlesex Regiment, 1916-1918; covers the troopship journey out to India in December 1916 and his service in Lucknow between August 1917 and March 1918; NAM Accession Number Archives 2004-10-189
- Album of 214 photographs including 1 loose, 1/10th Bn Middlesex Regiment, India 1914-1919; showing portraits, group photographs, views, a camp at Hatti 1916, a machine gun post 1916, the Nepalese Imperial Service Bn at Abbottabad in 1917, an Indian mountain gun ready for action and barracks at Quetta. NAM Accession Number Photographs 1992-08-107
Historical Books Online
- Historical records of the Fifty-Seventh, or, West Middlesex Regiment of Foot: compiled from official and private sources, from the date of its formation in 1755, to the present time, 1878 by H J Warre (1878) Archive.org. Indian Service commences page 76, in 1831 in Madras.
- The Story of the Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment) by Charles Lethbridge Kingsford] 1916 Archive.org