59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot [UK]
Authors and Contributors this page: T.F. Mills
Page created 1 August 2000. Corrected and updated 21.05.2003
 
 
59th (2nd Nottinghamshire)
Regiment of Foot
 
United Kingdom 
  Titles & Lineage
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How to find information about individuals who served in this corps
 
1755.12.23 61st Regiment of Foot
1756.10 59th Regiment of Foot
1782.08.31 59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot
1881.07.01 united with 30th (Cambridgeshire) Regiment of Foot, to become 2nd Bn, The East Lancashire Regiment
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  2nd Battalion [1804-1816]
     
Cape of Good Hope 1806, Corunna, Java, Vittoria, San Sebastian, Nive, Peninsula, Bhurtpore, Canton, Ahmad Khel, Afghanistan 1878-80
   
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1755.12.30 Lt-Gen. Sir Charles Montagu, KB
1760.11.27 Lt-Gen. John Owen
1776.01.16 Gen. Sir David Lindsay, Bt.
1797.03.02 Lt-Gen. Andrew Gordon
1801.03.28 Gen. Alexander Ross
1827.12.01 Gen. Sir Frederick Philipse Robinson, GCB
1840.06.15 Lt-Gen. Sir Robert Lawrence Dundas, KCB
1844.12.03 Lt-Gen. Sir John Harvey, KCB, KCH
1852.04.27 Lt-Gen. George Augustus Henderson, KH, KC
1857.09.08 Lt-Gen. Jeremiah Taylor
1862.02.02 Maj-Gen. Plomer Young
1863.03.09 Maj-Gen. John Clarke, KH
1865.03.23 Gen. Henry Eyre
Victoria Crosses [59th Regiment], by Mike Chapman (VC Reference).  
VCs in the Queen's Lancashire Regimental Museum, by Iain Stewart.
 
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Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, (Army listing)
Lancashire County and Regimental Museum, Preston (Army listing)
Lancashire County and Regimental Museum, Preston (Simonides listing)
Queen's Lancashire Regiment Museum, Preston (Simonides listing)
Towneley Hall Art Gallery, Burnley (Army listing)
Blackburn Museum & Art Gallery, by Henrik Teller (Simonides listing).
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