Thursday, 21 August 2014

6th Regiment of Foot / Royal Warwickshire Regiment

Royal Warwickshire Regiment

13th June 1667Sir Walter Vane's Regiment of Foot
about 1668
Disbanded
12th December 1673
Sir Walter Vane's Regiment of Foot. A "Holland Regiment". Raised at Bois-le-Duc from Irish troops for Dutch Service
1688
Transferred to the English establishment
1747
Ranked as the 6th Regiment of Foot
1st July 1751
6th Regiment of Foot
31st August 1782
6th (1st Warwickshire) Regiment of Foot
15th June 1832
6th (Royal 1st Warwickshire) Regiment of Foot
1st July 1881
The Royal Warwickshire Regiment). Designated as the county regiment for Warwickshire, also encompassing militia and volunteer infantry.
1st May 1963
The Royal Warwickshire Fusiliers
23rd April 1968
Amalgamated with the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers, The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) and the Lancashire Fusiliers to form The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

5th Regiment of Foot / The Northumberland Fusiliers


8th August 1674The Irish Regiment. Irish regiment raised for Dutch service. Also known until 1751 by the names of its colonels:
1674
O'Brien's Foot or Clare's regiment of Foot (named after Daniel, Viscount Clare)
1675 
Sir John Fenwick's Foot (named after Sir John Fenwick)
1676
Wiseley's Foot or Wesley's Foot (named after Henry Wiseley)
1680
Monk's Foot or Monck's Foot (named after Thomas Monck)
1685
Transferred to the English Establishment: an Irish regiment on the English establishment
1685
Talmash's Foot or Tollemache's Foot (named after Thomas Tollemache)
1689
Lloyd's Foot (named after Edward Lloyd)
1690
Fairfax's Foot (named after Thomas Fairfax)
1704
Pearce's Foot (named after Thomas Pearce)
1732
Cope's Foot (named after Sir John Cope KB)
1737
Irvine's Foot or Irwin's Foot or Irwine's Foot (named after Alexander Irwine)
1st July 17515th Regiment of Foot
31st August 1782
5th (The Northumberland) Regiment of Foot
4th May 1836
5th Regiment of Foot (Northumberland Fusiliers)
1st July 1881
The Northumberland Fusiliers. Designated as the county regiment for Northumberland, also encompassing militia and volunteer infantry.
3rd June 1935
The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers
23rd April 1968
Amalgamated with the Royal Warwickshire Fusiliers, The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) and the Lancashire Fusiliers to form The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers