74th Regiment of Foot [UK: 1756-1763]
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Page created 30 November 2002. Corrected and updated 24.05.2005

74th Regiment of Foot


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1758.04.28 74th Regiment of Foot
formed by redesignation of 2nd Battalion, 36th Regiment of Foot
1763 disbanded
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Deployment and Service:
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  1756.08.27 raised at Newcastle-on-Tyne (2nd Bn, 36th Foot)
  1758.05 Senegal: Fort Louis (200 men) garrison duty
  Jamaica: Maroon revolt aaa
  1763 disbanded in Jamaica  


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Uniform: scarlet: facings: grass green
1758.05.09 Maj-Gen. Hon. Sharrington Talbot [also 38th Foot, 43rd Foot]
1761.03.24 John Irwin [to 1763]
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