66th Regiment of Foot

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Also known as The Royal Berkshire Regiment


  • 1758 2nd Battalion the 19th Regiment of Foot formed in 1756 became the 66th Regiment
  • 1782 became the 66th (Berkshire) Regiment.
  • 1803 2nd Battalion raised. Fought in the Peninsular War
  • 1881 under the Cardwell reforms became 2nd Battalion of Princess Charlotte of Wales’s (Berkshire) Regiment
  • 1885 became the Princess Charlotte of Wales’s Royal Berkshire Regiment
  • 1920 became The Royal Berkshire Regiment (Princess Charlotte of Wales’s)

Service in British India

External Links

Historical books online


  1. Victorian Wars Forum thread dated 17 December 2011, now no longer accessible http://www.victorianwars.com/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=6353#p25763 .