10th Regiment of Foot

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The Royal Lincolnshire Regiment


  • 1685 raised as the Earl of Bath's Regiment for its first Colonel John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath
  • 1751 became the 10th Regiment of Foot
  • 1781 became the 10th (North Lincoln) Regiment of Foot
  • 1881 became The Lincolnshire Regiment
  • 1946 became The Royal Lincolnshire Regiment
  • 1960 amalgamated with The Northamptonshire Regiment, to form 2nd East Anglian Regiment (Duchess of Gloucester's Own Royal Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire)
  • 1964 united with 1st East Anglian Regiment (Royal Norfolk and Suffolk), 3rd East Anglian Regiment (16th/44th Foot), and The Royal Leicestershire Regiment, to form The Royal Anglian Regiment

Service in British India

A detachment of the 2nd Battalion was in Port Blair, Andaman Islands in January 1871 and Rangoon in August 1871.[1] The Army Medical Department Report for 1871 advises eleven and a half months in Rangoon, with a detachment at Port Blair.[2]

External Links

Historical books online

Available on the pay website findmypast[3]. If signed in to findmypast, the links are Title page (image 4), Contents (image 12), The Dardanelles page 141 (image 158) - 6th (Service) Battalion).
Also available in a reprint edition[4], which in turn is available as an online book on the Ancestry owned pay website fold3.
Note the fold3 version is easier to read online than the findmypast version.


  1. JeffH01. 10th Regiment of Foot (North Lincolnshire Regt) Rootsweb British Army Message Board 21 October 2010. Retrieved 5 January 2015, but since deleted.
  2. Page 143 Army Medical Department Report for 1871 Google Books
  3. British Army Records & Regimental Histories located in Armed Forces & Conflict/Regimental & Service Records. findmypast. Click on 'Browse Title', select title, then click on 'View Results'.
  4. History of the Lincolnshire Regiment 1914-1918 Naval & Military Press