92nd (Gordon Highlanders) Regiment of Foot [UK]
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Page created 1 August 2000. Corrected and updated 14.12.2003
92nd (Gordon Highlanders)
Regiment of Foot
United Kingdom 
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How to find information about individuals who served in this corps
1794.02.10 100th (Gordon Highlanders) Regiment of Foot
1798.10.16 92nd (Highland) Regiment of Foot
1800 absorbed some volunteers from 2nd Bn, Caithness Fencibles
1809 92nd Regiment of Foot
1861.07.04 92nd (Gordon Highlanders) Regiment of Foot
1881.07.01 united with 75th (Stirlingshire) Regiment of Foot, to become
2nd Bn, The Gordon Highlanders
92nd Gordon Highlanders, by Electric Scotland.
History of the Regiment, 1794-1816 [another copy]
    [1st Battalion] [1794-1881]
    2nd Battalion [1803-1814]
Depot and Reserves:
  ? Depot Battalion [1856-1871]
  56th Brigade Depot at Aberdeen [1873-1881]
Egmont-Op-Zee1, Mandora, Egypt2, Corunna, Fuentes D'Onor, Almaraz, Vittoria,  Pyrenees, Nive, Orthes, Peninsula, Waterloo, Charasiah, Kabul 1879, Kandahar 1880, Afghanistan 1878-80

1. Originally awarded in 1813 as "Bergen op Zoom"; changed in 1814 to Egmont op Zee.
2.  The Sphinx badge superscribed "Egypt". 

1796.05.03 Gen. George (Gordon), 5th Duke of Gordon, GCB (Marquess of Huntly)
1806.01.03 Gen. John (Hope), 4th Earl of Hopetoun, GCB
1820.01.29 Lt-Gen. Sir John Hope, GCH
1823.09.06 Gen. Hon. Sir Alexander Duff, GCH
1831.07.20 Gen. Sir John John Hamilton (Dalrymple), Bt., 8th Earl of Stair, KT
1842.05.31 Lt-Gen. Sir William Macbean, KCB
1855.05.25 Gen. Sir John Macdonald, KCB
1866.06.25 F.M. Sir Hugh Henry (Rose), 1st Lord Strathnairn, GCB, GCSI
1869.03.03 Lt-Gen. John Campbell
1871.12.29 Gen. George Staunton, CB
1880.04.05 Gen. Mark Kerr Atherley
Victoria Crosses, by Mike Chapman (VC Reference).
VCs in the Gordon Highlanders Regimental Museum, by Iain Stewart.
  • 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:


92nd Gordon Highlanders Re-Enactment Unit [Napoleonic; Netherlands]
The Gordon Highlanders Regimental Museum, Aberdeen (Army Museums Ogilby Trust)
The Gordon Highlanders Regimental Museum, Aberdeen, by Henrik Teller (Simonides listing).
Regimental Journal:
Full Histories:
Short Histories: