63rd (West Suffolk) Regiment of Foot [UK]
 United Kingdom  
 

63rd (West Suffolk)
Regiment of Foot

 

Copyright 1995-2002 by T.F. Mills
Page created 20 July 2000.
Corrected and updated 05.07.2002

  Titles & Lineage
  History
  Battle Honours
  Colours, Standards & Guidons
  Uniforms & Badges
  Colonels-in-Chief
  Colonels

  Biography & Gallantry Awards
  Traditions
  Alliances
  Associations, Forums, Re-Enactors
  Museums, Monuments, Memorials
  Bibliography

 
1757 2nd Bn, 8th (The King's) Regiment
1758 63rd Regiment of Foot
1782 63rd (the West Suffolk) Regiment of Foot
1881.07.01 united with 96th Regiment of Foot to become  1st Bn, The Manchester Regiment
 
     
  2nd Battalion [1804-1814]
   
Egmont-op-Zee, Martinique 1809, Guadeloupe 1810, Alma, Inkerman, Sevastopol
   
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1758.04.21 Maj-Gen. David Watson
1760.10.12 Gen. Sir William Boothby
1764.09.05 Lt-Gen. Sir Richard Pierson
1765.09.13 Gen. Sir Charles Hotham, 8th Bt
1768.11.06 Lt-Gen. Francis Grant
1782.01.02 Lt-Gen. Hon Alexander Leslie
1788.07.04 Col. George Waldegrave, 4th Earl Waldegrave
1789.08.27 Gen. Alexander Lindsay, 6th Earl of Belcarres
1825.04.07 Gen. William Dyott
1847.05.17 Maj-Gen. Sir Henry Watson
1850.11.25 Gen. Sir Thomas Kenah
1868.02.27 Lt-Gen. Arthur Cunliffe van Notten Pole
1873.08.22 Gen. Thomas Maitland Wilson
1877.10.15 Gen. Sir Richard Waddy
 
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Miscellaneous Tradition Links:

Museum of the Manchesters (Army listing)
Museum of the Manchesters, by Henrik Teller (Simonides listing)
The Museum of the Manchesters, Tameside Metropolitan Borough
Museum of the Manchesters, Ashton-under-Lyne
Regimental Journal:
 
Full Histories:
Slack, James.  The history of the late 63rd (West Suffolk) Regiment.  London : Army and Navy Co-operative Society, 1886.