95th Regiment of Foot

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  • 1816 formed as the 95th Regiment of Foot when the 95th Rifles were redesignated The Rifle Brigade
  • 1832 became 95th (Derbyshire) Regiment of Foot
  • 1881 united with the 45th Regiment of Foot to form the Sherwood Foresters (Derbyshire Regiment) and became 2nd Battalion
  • 1958 became part of the Forester Brigade
  • 1963 became part of the Mercian Brigade
  • 1970 amalgamated with The Worcestershire Regiment to form The Worcestershire and Sherwood Foresters Regiment (29th/45th Foot).
  • 2004 amalgamated to become 2nd Battalion The Mercian Regiment

FIBIS resources

Andrew Rippin Collection of photographs of the 2nd Battalion Derbyshire Regiment

External Links

Historical books online

The other books in this Campaign Series are The 95th (the Derbyshire) Regiment in the Crimea 1899 (No.1) and The 2nd Battalion Derbyshire Regiment in Egypt, 1882 (No.3) 1899 and 1914 editions.