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Page created 1 August 2000. Corrected and updated 24.05.2005
 
 
87th Regiment of Foot
(Keith's Highlanders)
 
United Kingdom 
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How to find information about individuals who served in this corps
 
 
1759.08.20 Keith's Highlanders
three companies raised in Scotland from nucleus of 2nd Bn, 42nd Highlanders
1760 87th Regiment of Foot (Keith's Highlanders)
(increased to eight companies)
176u increased to ten companies
1763.07 disbanded
   
   
pip Keith's and Campbell's Highlanders (Electric Scotland)
pip Keith's and Campbell's Highlanders, by Ian Coghlan
   
  Deployment and Service:
 
Colour Key:
War service
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1759.08 3 companies regimented at Perth from nucleus of 2nd Bn 42nd Highlanders
1760 Germany aaa
1760 Scotland aaa
1760 full regiment embodied at Perth aaa
1760 Germany aaa
1762.11 Netherlands aaa
1762.12 Scotland aaa
1763.07 disbanded at Perth  
       
       

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Uniform: scarlet; facings: dark green; lace: unknown; tartan: Government (kilts)
   
   
     
   
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  Lieutenant Colonel Commandant:
1759.08.20 Lt-Gen. Sir Robert Murray Keith, KB [to 1763; also 10th Foot]
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