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

British Library

The British Library has the following history in its collection

  • The 2nd Battalion Derbyshire Regiment in Tirah [1897-98] by Arthur Kerr Slessor 1900

External Links

Historical books online

Restricted availability

Probably accessible to those in North America, and some other countries. Google Books. Also similarly available on the Hathi Trust Digital Library