Regiments of the British Army in the American Revolutionary War

2017-08-02T12:24:00+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true 40th Regiment of Foot, King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster), West Yorkshire Regiment, Royal Fusiliers, 26th (Cameronian) Regiment of Foot, 27th (Inniskilling) Regiment of Foot, 29th (Worcestershire) Regiment of Foot, 28th (North Gloucestershire) Regiment of Foot, 30th (Cambridgeshire) Regiment of Foot, 31st (Huntingdonshire) Regiment of Foot, 35th (Royal Sussex) Regiment of Foot, 46th (South Devonshire) Regiment of Foot, 44th (East Essex) Regiment of Foot, 45th Regiment of Foot, 47th (Lancashire) Regiment of Foot, 48th (Northamptonshire) Regiment of Foot, Royal Welch Fusiliers, 43rd (Monmouthshire) Regiment of Foot, South Wales Borderers, 16th The Queen's Lancers, 17th Lancers, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, Royal Leicestershire Regiment, Royal Irish Regiment (1684–1922), Lancashire Fusiliers, Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment), Green Howards, Royal Scots Fusiliers, Royal Scots, 49th (Princess Charlotte of Wales's) (Hertfordshire) Regiment of Foot, 53rd (Shropshire) Regiment of Foot, 52nd (Oxfordshire) Regiment of Foot, 55th (Westmorland) Regiment of Foot, 57th (West Middlesex) Regiment of Foot, 59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot, 63rd (West Suffolk) Regiment of Foot, 65th (2nd Yorkshire, North Riding) Regiment of Foot, 64th (2nd Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot, 69th (South Lincolnshire) Regiment of Foot, 84th Regiment of Foot (Royal Highland Emigrants), 8th (The King's) Regiment of Foot, Cheshire Regiment, East Yorkshire Regiment flashcards Regiments of the British Army in the American Revolutionary War
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  • 40th Regiment of Foot
    The 40th Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army, formed in 1717 in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia.
  • King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster)
    The King's Own Royal Regiment (Lancaster) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army.
  • West Yorkshire Regiment
    The West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own) (14th Foot) was an infantry regiment of the British Army.
  • Royal Fusiliers
    The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in continuous existence for 283 years.
  • 26th (Cameronian) Regiment of Foot
    The 26th (Cameronian) Regiment of Foot was a Scottish infantry regiment of the British Army, active from 1689 to 1881.
  • 27th (Inniskilling) Regiment of Foot
    The 27th (Inniskilling) Regiment of Foot was an Irish infantry regiment of the British Army, formed in 1689 and amalgamated with the 108th (Madras Infantry) Regiment of Foot into the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers during the Childers Reforms in 1881.
  • 29th (Worcestershire) Regiment of Foot
    The 29th (Worcestershire) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army raised in 1694.
  • 28th (North Gloucestershire) Regiment of Foot
    The 28th (North Gloucestershire) Regiment of Foot was a line infantry regiment of the British Army.
  • 30th (Cambridgeshire) Regiment of Foot
    The 30th (Cambridgeshire) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army, formed in 1702 and amalgamated with the 59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot to form the East Lancashire Regiment in 1881.
  • 31st (Huntingdonshire) Regiment of Foot
    The 31st (Huntingdonshire) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army formed in 1702 and amalgamated into The East Surrey Regiment in 1881.
  • 35th (Royal Sussex) Regiment of Foot
    The 35th (Royal Sussex) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army raised in 1701.
  • 46th (South Devonshire) Regiment of Foot
    The 46th (South Devonshire) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army, created in 1741 and amalgamated into the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry in 1881.
  • 44th (East Essex) Regiment of Foot
    The 44th Regiment of Foot an infantry regiment in the British Army.
  • 45th Regiment of Foot
    The 45th Regiment of Foot was a British Army line infantry regiment.
  • 47th (Lancashire) Regiment of Foot
    The 47th (Lancashire) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army.
  • 48th (Northamptonshire) Regiment of Foot
    The 48th (Northamptonshire) Regiment of Foot was a regiment of the British Army.
  • Royal Welch Fusiliers
    The Royal Welch Fusiliers was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Prince of Wales' Division.
  • 43rd (Monmouthshire) Regiment of Foot
    The 43rd (Monmouthshire) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army.
  • South Wales Borderers
    The South Wales Borderers was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in existence for 280 years.
  • 16th The Queen's Lancers
    The 16th The Queen's Lancers was a cavalry regiment of the British Army, first raised in 1759.
  • 17th Lancers
    The 17th Lancers (Duke of Cambridge's Own) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army, raised in 1759 and notable for its participation in the Charge of the Light Brigade during the Crimean War.
  • Royal Warwickshire Regiment
    The Royal Warwickshire Regiment, previously titled the 6th Regiment of Foot, was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in continuous existence for 283 years.
  • Royal Leicestershire Regiment
    The Leicestershire Regiment (Royal Leicestershire Regiment after 1946) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, with a history going back to 1688.
  • Royal Irish Regiment (1684–1922)
    The Royal Irish Regiment, until 1881 the 18th Regiment of Foot, was an infantry regiment of the line in the British Army, first raised in 1684.
  • Lancashire Fusiliers
    The Lancashire Fusiliers was a line infantry regiment of the British Army that saw distinguished service through many centuries and wars, including the Second Boer War both World War I and World War II, and had many different titles throughout its 280 years of existence.
  • Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment)
    The Buffs (Royal East Kent Regiment), formerly the 3rd Regiment of Foot, was a line infantry regiment of the British Army traditionally raised in the English county of Kent and garrisoned at Canterbury.
  • Green Howards
    The Green Howards (Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regiment), frequently known as the Yorkshire Regiment until the 1920s, was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, in the King's Division.
  • Royal Scots Fusiliers
    The Royal Scots Fusiliers was a line infantry regiment of the British Army that existed from 1678 until 1959 when it was amalgamated with the Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment) to form the Royal Highland Fusiliers (Princess Margaret's Own Glasgow and Ayrshire Regiment) which was later itself merged with the Royal Scots Borderers, the Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment), the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders and the Highlanders (Seaforth, Gordons and Camerons) to form a new large regiment, the Royal Regiment of Scotland.
  • Royal Scots
    The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment), once known as the Royal Regiment of Foot, was the oldest and most senior infantry regiment of the line of the British Army, having been raised in 1633 during the reign of Charles I of Scotland.
  • 49th (Princess Charlotte of Wales's) (Hertfordshire) Regiment of Foot
    The 49th (Princess Charlotte of Wales's) (Hertfordshire) Regiment of Foot was a line infantry regiment of the British Army.
  • 53rd (Shropshire) Regiment of Foot
    The 53rd (Shropshire) Regiment of Foot was a British Army regiment founded in 1755.
  • 52nd (Oxfordshire) Regiment of Foot
    For other units with the same regimental number, see 52nd Regiment of Foot (disambiguation) The 52nd (Oxfordshire) Regiment of Foot was a light infantry regiment of the British Army throughout much of the 18th and 19th centuries.
  • 55th (Westmorland) Regiment of Foot
    The 55th Regiment of Foot was a British Army infantry regiment which existed from 1755 to 1881.
  • 57th (West Middlesex) Regiment of Foot
    The 57th (West Middlesex) Regiment of Foot was a regiment of line infantry in the British Army.
  • 59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot
    The 59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army, formed in 1755 in response to the threat of renewed war with France.
  • 63rd (West Suffolk) Regiment of Foot
    The 63rd Regiment of Foot known as "The Bloodsuckers", was a British Army regiment in the 18th and 19th centuries.
  • 65th (2nd Yorkshire, North Riding) Regiment of Foot
    The 65th (2nd Yorkshire, North Riding) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army, formed in 1758 from the redesignation of the 2nd Battalion, 12th Regiment of Foot.
  • 64th (2nd Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot
    The 64th (2nd Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army.
  • 69th (South Lincolnshire) Regiment of Foot
    The 69th (South Lincolnshire) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army, formed in 1758 and amalgamated into The Welsh Regiment in 1881.
  • 84th Regiment of Foot (Royal Highland Emigrants)
    The 84th Regiment of Foot (Royal Highland Emigrants) was a British regiment in the American Revolutionary War that was raised to defend present day Ontario, Quebec and Atlantic Canada from the constant land and sea attacks by American Revolutionaries.
  • 8th (The King's) Regiment of Foot
    The 8th (King's) Regiment of Foot, also referred to in short as the 8th Foot and the King's, was an infantry regiment of the British Army, formed in 1685 and retitled the King's (Liverpool Regiment) on 1 July 1881.
  • Cheshire Regiment
    The Cheshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the Prince of Wales' Division.
  • East Yorkshire Regiment
    The East Yorkshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, first raised in 1685 as Sir William Clifton's Regiment of Foot.