99th Regiment of Foot

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Also known as 99th (Lanarkshire) Regiment of Foot


  • 1824 raised as the 99th Regiment of Foot
  • 1832 became the 99th (Lanarkshire) Regiment of Foot
  • 1874 became the 99th Duke of Edinburgh's (Lanarkshire) Regiment of Foot
  • 1881 amalgamated with the 62nd (Wiltshire) Regiment of Foot to form The Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment)
  • 1921 became The Wiltshire Regiment (Duke of Edinburgh's)
  • 1959 amalgamated with The Royal Berkshire Regiment (Princess Charlotte of Wales's), to form The Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment (Berkshire and Wiltshire)

First World War

1/4th Battalion Wiltshire Regiment was in India 1914 – 1917 and saw service in Palestine 1917 – 1918.[1]

External Links

Historical books online


  1. A Journal of the 1/4th Battalion Wiltshire Regiment 1914 – 1918 The Wardrobe: Home of the Infantry Regiments of Berkshire and Wiltshire