96th Regiment of Foot [UK]
 United Kingdom  
 

96th Regiment of Foot

 

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

  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

 
1824 96th Regiment of Foot
1874 deemed to be successor of earlier 96th Regiment
1881.07.01 united with 63rd (West Suffolk) Regiment of Foot to become  2nd Bn, The Manchester Regiment
     
  2nd Battalion [1804-1814]
   
Egypt 18011,2 Peninsula2, New Zealand3

1.  the Sphinx badge superscribed "Egypt".
2.  inherited 1874 from earlier 96th Regiment.
3.  awarded for services in 1846-1847.

   
Badges:  
Uniform:  
   
   
     
   
1824.01.28 Lt-Gen. Sir Joseph Fuller
1832.04.09 Lt-Gen. Sir Lionel Smith, Bt
1834.10.10 Lt-Gen. Sir William Thornton
1839.04.09 Gen. Sir Lewis Grant
1852.02.11 Lt-Gen. Charles Edward Conyers
1855.08.11 Gen. Mildmay Fane
1860.12.27 Gen. George Macdonald
1863.02.13 Maj-Gen. Sir Charles Warren
1866.10.28 Gen. Hon. Sir Augustus Almeric Spencer
1869.06.14 Lt-Gen. George Thomas Conolly Napier
1872.05.10 Lt-Gen. Thomas Crombie
1877.10.15 Gen. Thomas Maitland Wilson
 
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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:
 
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