29th (Worcestershire) Regiment of Foot [UK]
Authors and Contributors this page: T.F. Mills
Page created 1 August 2000. Corrected and updated 20.05.2003
 
 
29th (Worcestershire)
Regiment of Foot
 
United Kingdom 
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How to find information about individuals who served in this corps
 
1694.02.16 Thomas Farrington's Regiment of Foot
also known by the names of six other colonels until 1751
1698.12 disbanded

1702.02.12 re-formed
1751.07.01 29th Regiment of Foot
1782.08.31 29th (the Worcestershire) Regiment of Foot
1881.07.01 united with 36th (Herefordshire) Regiment of Foot to become 
1st Bn, The Worcestershire Regiment
29th Regiment of Foot (Worcester City Museum)
  2nd Battalion [1795-1796]
     
Rolica, Vimiera, Talavera, Albuhera, Peninsula, Ferozeshah, Sobraon, Chillianwallah, Goojerat, Punjaub
   
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1702.02.12 Lt-Gen. Thomas Farrington
1712.10.07 Gen. Lord Mark Kerr
1725.12.25 Col. Henry Disney
1731.11.22 Gen. William Anne Keppel, 2nd Earl of Albemarle, KG, KB
1733.06.05 Lt-Gen. George Reade
1739.08.28 Maj-Gen. Francis Fuller
1748.06.10 Maj-Gen. Pereginre Thomas Hopson
1752.03.04 Lt-Gen. Hon. George Boscawen
1761.01.16 Lt-Gen. George Forbes, 4th Earl of Granard
1769.11.03 Lt-Gen. William Evelyn
1783.08.16 Lt-Gen. William Tryon
1788.01.28 Gen. Charles Stanhope, 3rd Earl of Harrington, GCH
1792.12.05 Gen. William Shaw Cathcart, 1st Earl Cathcart, KT
1797.08.08 Gen. Gordon Forbes
1828.01.23 F.M. Sir John Byng, 1st Earl of Strafford, GCB, GCH
1850.08.15 Gen. Sir Ulysses de Burgh, 2nd Lord Downes, GCB
1863.07.27 Gen. Sir James Simpson, GCB
1868.04.19 Gen. John Longfield, CB
 
 
 
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The Worcestershire Regiment Museum, Worcester (Army listing)
Museum of the Worcestershire Regiment & Yeomanry Cavalry, Worcester (Simonides listing)
The Worcester Soldier Collection (Worcester City Museum)
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