9th (East Norfolk) Regiment of Foot
United Kingdom
1685.06.19 Henry Cornewall's Regiment of Foot
raised at Gloucester; known until 1751 by the names of twelve other colonels
1751.07.01 9th Regiment of Foot
1782.08.31 9th (East Norfolk) Regiment of Foot
1881.07.01 The Norfolk Regiment
reorganised as the county regiment of Norfolk, encompassing also its Militia and Volunteer infantry


Belleisle, Havannah, Martinique 1794, Rolica, Vimiera, Corunna, Busaco, Salamanca, Vittoria, San Sebastian, Nive, Peninsula, Cabool 1842, Moodkee, Ferozeshah, Sobraon, Sevastopol, Kabul 1879, Afghanistan 1879-80
Uniform: coat: scarlet, lapels and cuffs: yellow, turnbacks: yellow, lacings: white two thin purple lines
1685.06.19 Col. Henry Cornewall
1688.11.20 Col. Oliver Nicholas
1688.12.31 Col. John Cunningham
1689.05.01 Gen. William Steuart
1715.07.27 Lt-Gen. Hon. Sir James Campbell of Lawars, KB
1717.02.15 Maj-Gen. Charles(Cathcart), 8th Baron Cathcart
1718.01.07 Col. James Otway
1725.12.25 Brig-Gen. Richard Kane [also Kane's Foot]
1737.01.27 Lt-Gen. William Hargrave [also 7th Foot, 31st Foot]
1739.08.28 Lt-Gen George Reade [also 29th Foot]
1749.11.01 Maj-Gen. Sir Charles Armand Powlett, KB [also 13th Dgns, 9th Marines]
1751.01.26 Gen. John (Waldegrave), 3rd Earl Waldegrave
1755.03.18 Gen. Sir Joseph (Yorke), 1st Baron Dover, KB
1758.10.23 Lt-Gen. William Whitmore [also 53rd Foot]
1771.08.08 Lt-Gen. Edward (Ligonier), 1st Earl Ligonier, KB
1782.06.19 Maj-Gen. Thomas (Twistleton), 13th Baron Saye Sele
1788.07.05 Lt-Gen. Alexander Leslie [also 63rd Foot]
1794.12.31 Gen. Albemarle (Bertie), 9th Earl of Lindsey [also 77th Foot, 81st Foot, 89th Foot]
1804.06.15 Lt-Gen. Peter Hunter [also 4th Bn 60th Foot]
1805.10.03 Gen. Sir Robert Brownrigg, GCB [also 6th Bn 60th Foot; QMG 1803-11; Gov. C-in-C Ceylon 1811-15]
1833.05.31 Lt-Gen. Sir John Cameron, KCB [also 93rd Foot]
1844.12.07 Lt-Gen. Sir Thomas Arbuthnot, KCB [also 52nd Foot, 71st Foot, 99th Foot]
1848.02.18 Gen. Sir James Archibald Hope, GCB
1871.12.31 Gen. Sir Henry Bates, KCB
Mottos: Hon Soit Qui Mal y Pense
Nicknames: The Fighting Ninth, The Norfolk Howards, The Holy Boys
Anniversaries: Almansa (25 Apr 1707)
Marches: Rule Britannia
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