11th (North Devonshire) Regiment of Foot
United Kingdom
1667.06.13 The Marquess of Worcester's Regiment of Foot
1667 disbanded
1673.01.24 The Marquess of Worcester's Regiment of Foot
1674 disbanded
1685.06.20 The Duke of Beaufort's Regiment of Foot
also known until 1751 by the names of ten other colonels
1751.07.01 11th Regiment of Foot
1782.08.31 11th (North Devonshire) Regiment of Foot
1881.07.01 The Devonshire Regiment
reorganised as the county regiment of Devonshire, encompassing also its Militia and Volunteer infantry


Dettingen, Salamanca, Pyrenees, Nivelle, Nive, Orthes, Toulouse, Peninsula, Afghanistan 1879-80
Uniform: coat: scarlet, lapels and cuffs: full green, turnbacks: full green, lacings: white with two outer red lines and with two full green inner lines
1667.06.13 Edward (Somerset), 2nd Marquess of Worcester
1673.01.24 Col. Henry (Somerset), 1st Duke of Beaufort (3rd Marquess of Worcester), KG
1685.06.20 Col. Henry (Somerset), 1st Duke of Beaufort (3rd Marquess of Worcester), KG
1685.10.26 Col. Charles (Somerset), Marquess of Worcester
1687.05.08 Lt-Gen. William (Herbert), 2nd Marquess of Powis (Viscount Montgomery)
1688.12.31 Maj-Gen. Sir John Hanmer, Bt
1702.02.12 Gen. James (Stanhope), 1st Earl Stanhope
1705.05.08 Maj-Gen. John Hill
1715.07.13 Brig-Gen. Edward Montague
1738.08.09 Maj-Gen. Hon. Stephen Cornwallis [also 34th Foot]
1743.05.21 Col. Robinson Sowle
1746.02.07 Brig-Gen. William Graham [also 43rd Foot]
1747.12.01 Lt-Gen. Maurice Bocland
1765.08.21 Gen. William a'Court Ashe
1781.08.10 Lt-Gen. Francis Smith
1791.11.09 Gen. James Grant [also 55th Foot, 97th Foot (Inverness-shire Highlanders) [1794-95]
1806.04.20 Gen. Hon. Richard Fitzpatrick [also 47th Foot]
1807.04.20 Gen. Sir Charles Asgill, Bt, GCH [also 85th Foot]
1823.07.24 Gen. Sir Henry Tucker Montresor, KCB, GCH
1837.03.15 Gen. Sir Rufane Shawe Donkin, KCB, GCH [also 80th Foot]
1841.05.10 Gen. Sir John Wilson, KCB [also 82nd Foot]
1856.06.23 Lt-Gen. William George Cochrane
1857.09.05 Lt-Gen. Sir Richard Doherty
1862.09.03 Gen. Sir John Gaspard Le Marchant, GCMG, KCB
1874.02.07 Gen. Sir Francis Seymour, Bt, GCB
Mottos: Semper Fidelis
Nicknames: The Bloody Eleventh
Marches: We've Lived Together and Loved Together, Widdecombe Fair, The Rose of Devon
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