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50th (The Queen's Own)
Regiment of Foot

 

Copyright 1995-2002 by T.F. Mills
Page created 20 July 2000.
Corrected and updated 06.02.2002

1755 52nd Regiment of Foot
1757 50th Regiment of Foot
1782 50th (the West Kent) Regiment of Foot
1827 50th (or Duke of Clarence's) Regiment of Foot
1831 50th (the Queen's Own) Regiment of Foot
1881.07.01 united with 97th (The Earl of Ulster's) Regiment of Foot to become  1st Bn, The Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)
     
  2nd Battalion [1804-1807]
   
Egypt1, Vimiera, Coruna, Almaraz, Vittoria, Pyrenees, Nive, Orthes, Peninsula, Punniar, Mookdee, Ferozeshah, Aliwal, Sobraon, Alma, Inkerman, Sevastopol, New Zealand2

1.  the Sphinx badge superscribed "Egypt".
2.  awarded for services in 1863-1866.

   
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1755.12.18 Gen. James Abercromby
1756.05.30 F.M. Studholme Hodgson
1759.10.24 F.M. John Griffin Griffin (Whitwell), 4th Lord Howard de Walden, KB
1760.05.05 Lt-Gen. Edward Carr
1764.09.05 Gen. Sir William Boothby, Bt
1774.02.03 Gen. Michael O'Brien Dilkes
1775.09.01 Col. Hon. George Monson
1777.04.30 Gen. Sir Thomas Spencer Wilson, Bt.
1798.08.31 Gen. Sir James Duff
1839.12.23 Gen. Sir George Townsend Walker, Bt, GCB
1842.11.17 Lt-Gen. Sir Hudson Lowe, KCB, GCMG
1844.01.20 Lt-Ge. Sir John Gardiner, KCB
1849.03.28 Maj-Gen. Dir Dudley St. Leger Hill, KCB
1851.04.11 Lt-Gen. William Francis Bentinck Loftus
1852.10.11 Maj-Gen. James Allan, CB
1853.02.28 Lt-Gen. Sir George Arthur, Bt, KCH
1854.09.20 Gen. Sir Richard England, GCB, KH
1861.04.20 Lt-Gen. George Morton Eden
1862.11.12 Lt-Gen. Marcus John Wade
1872.03.08 Gen. Sir edward Walter Forestier-Walker, KCB
 
 
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Miscellaneous Tradition Links:

The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment Museum, Dover (Army listing)
The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment Museum, Dover (Simonides listing)
Queen's Own Royal West Kent Museum, Maidstone (Army listing)
Queen's Own Royal West Kent Museum, Maidstone (Simonides listing)
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