43rd (the Monmouthshire) Regiment of Foot (Light Infantry) [UK]
Authors and Contributors this page: T.F. Mills
Page created 1 August 2000. Corrected and updated 17.12.2003
 
 
43rd (the Monmouthshire)
Regiment of Foot
(Light Infantry)
 
United Kingdom 
  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

How to find information about individuals who served in this corps
 
1741.03.01 Thomas Fowke's Regiment of Foot
also known until 1751 by the names of two other colonels
1747 ranked as 54th Foot
1751.07.01 43rd Regiment of Foot
1782.08.31 43rd (Monmouthshire) Regiment of Foot
1803.01.10 43rd (Monmouthshire) Regiment of Foot (Light Infantry)
1881.07.01 united with 52nd (Oxfordshire Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot, to become 1st Bn, The Oxfordshire Light Infantry
43rd Foot Timeline, by Michael S.Young et al. (British Light Infantry Regiments)
     
  Regulars:
    [1st Battalion] [1741-1881]
    2nd Battalion [1804-1817]
 
Depot and Reserves:
  ? Depot Battalion [1856-1871]
  21st Brigade Depot at Shrewsbury [1873-1881]
 
Vimiera, Corunna, Busaco, Fuentes d'Onor, Ciudad Rodrigo, Badajoz, Salamanca, Vittoria, Nivelle, Nive, Toulouse, Peninsula, New Zealand1

1.  awarded for services in 1863-66.

   
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1741.01.03 Lt-Gen. Thomas Fowke
1741.08.12 Brig-Gen. William Graham
1746.02.07 Lt-Gen. James Kennedy
1761.03.24 Maj-Gen. Sharrington Talbot
1762.04.12 Lt-Gen. Bennet Noel
1766.09.26 Gen. Hon. George Carey
1792.04.26 Gen. Edward Smith
1809.01.07 Gen. Rt. Hon. Sir John Francis (Caradoc), 1st Baron Howden, GCB, KC
1839.08.01 Lt-Gen. Rt. Hon. Sir John (Keane), 1st Baron Keane of Ghuznee, GCB, GCH
1844.09.09 Lt-Gen. Hon. Sir Hercules Robert Pakenham, KCB
1850.03.26 Gen. Sir James Fergusson, GCB
1865.09.05 Gen. Sir James Frederick Love, GCB, KH
1866.01.14 Lt-Gen. Sir Robert Garrett, KCB, KH
1869.06.14 Gen. Hon. Sir Augustus Almeric Spencer, GCB

Victoria Crosses, by Mike Chapman (VC Reference).
VCs in the Royal Green Jackets Museum, by Iain Stewart.
 
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Musicians:
  • Band History, by Gordon Turner and Alwyn W. Turner (Droit Music Ltd)
  • Bandmasters, by Gordon Turner and Alwyn W. Turner (Droit Music Ltd)
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Royal Green Jackets Museum, Winchester (Army Museums Ogilby Trust)
Royal Green Jackets Museum, Winchester (Simonides listing)
Regimental Museum Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry and the Queens Own Oxfordshire Hussars, Oxford  (Army Museums Ogilby Trust)
Regimental Museum Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry and the Queens Own Oxfordshire Hussars, Oxford  (Simonides listing)
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