52nd (the Oxfordshire) 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
 
 
52nd (the Oxfordshire)
Regiment of Foot
(Light Infantry)
 
United Kingdom 
  Titles & Lineage
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  Battle Honours
  Colours, Standards & Guidons
  Uniforms & Badges
  Colonels-in-Chief
  Colonels

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

How to find information about individuals who served in this corps
 
1755.12.20 54th Regiment of Foot
1756.10  52nd Regiment  of Foot
1782.08.31 52nd (Oxfordshire) Regiment of Foot
1803.01.25 52nd (Oxfordshire) Regiment of Foot (Light Infantry)
(first regiment converted to light infantry)
1881.07.01 united with 43rd (Monmouthshire Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot, to become
2nd Bn, The Oxfordshire Light Infantry
  52nd Foot Timeline, by Michael S.Young et al. (British Light Infantry Regiments)
  History of the 52nd Oxfordshire Light Infantry, 1755-1818, by Peter Gray.
     
  Regulars:
    [1st Battalion] [1755-1881]
    2nd Battalion [1799-1803]
2nd Battalion [1804-1815]
Depot and Reserves:
  ? Depot Battalion [1856-1871]
  42nd Brigade Depot at Oxford [1873-1881]
Hindoostan1, Vimiera, Corunna, Busaco, Fuentes d'Onor, Ciudad Rodrigo, Badajoz, Salamanca, Vittoria, Nivelle, Nive, Orthes, Toulouse, Peninsula, Waterloo, Delhi 1857

1.  awarded for services in 1790-1793.

   
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1755.12.20 Maj-Gen. Hedworth Lambton
1758.06.07 Lt-Gen. Edward Sandford
1760.11.27 Gen. Sir John Saunders Sebright, Bt.
1762.04.01 Lt-Gen. Sir John Clavering, KB
1778.05.14 Gen. Cyrus Trapaud
1801.05.08 Lt-Gen. Sir John Moore, KB
1809.01.25 Lt-Gen. Sir Hildebrand Oakes, Bt., GCB
1822.09.09 Gen. Sir George Townshend Walker, Bt., GCB
1839.12.23 Lt-Gen. Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
1844.12.07 Lt-Gen. Sir Edward Gibbs, KCB
1847.02.08 Gen. Sir Archibald Maclaine, KCB
1861.03.10 F.M. Sir William Rowan, GCB
1879.09.27 Gen. John Leslie Dennis, CB
 

 
 
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)
Miscellaneous Tradition Links:

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52nd Oxfordshire Light Infantry Re-enactment, 1755-1818, by Peter Gray.
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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