24th (2nd Warwickshire) Regiment of Foot
United Kingdom
1689.03.08 Sir Edward Dering's Regiment of Foot
also known until 1751 by the names of other colonels
1747 ranked as 24th Foot
1751.07.01 24th Regiment of Foot
1782.08.31 24th (2nd Warwickshire) Regiment of Foot
1881.07.01 The South Wales's Borderers
reorganised as the county regiment of Brecknockshire, Cardiganshire, Monmouthshire, Montgomeryshire and Radnor, encompassing also its Militia and Volunteer infantry


Blenheim, Ramillies, Oudenarde, Malplaquet, [Egypt]1, Cape of Good Hope 1806, Talavera, Busaco, Fuentes d'Onor, Salamanca, Vittoria, Pyrenees, Nivelle, Orthes, Peninsula, Chillianwallah, Goojerat, Punjaub, South Africa 1877-89 1. the Sphinx badge superscribed "Egypt".
Uniform: coat: scarlet, lapels and cuffs: willow green, turnbacks: willow green, lacings: white with one large green line edging
1689.03.08 Col. Sir Edward Dering, Bt
1689.09.27 Col. Daniel Dering
1691.06.01 Col. Samuel Venner
1695.03.13 Col. Louis James (le Vasseur), Marquis de Puisar
1701.03.01 Lt-Gen. William Seymour [also Seymour's Regt, 4th Foot; Brig-Gen. of Marine Regts]
1702.02.12 Gen. John (Churchill), 1st Duke of Marlborough, KG [also 7th Foot]
1704.08.25 Lt-Gen. William Tatton [also 3rd Foot]
1708.03.09 Maj-Gen. Gilbert Primrose
1717.09.10 Lt-Gen. Thomas Howard [also 3rd Foot]
1737.06.27 Lt-Gen. Thomas Wentworth [also 39th Foot]
1745.06.21 Brig-Gen. Daniel Houghton [also 45th Foot]
1747.12.01 Gen. William Henry (Kerr), 4th Marquess of Lothian, KT (Earl of Ancram)
1752.02.08 Lt-Gen. Hon. Edward Cornwallis [also 40th Foot]
1776.01.15 Lt-Gen. William Taylor [also 3rd Bn 60th Foot]
1793.11.13 Gen. Richard Whyte [also 96th Foot [1760-63, 1780-84]
1807.07.19 Gen. Sir David Baird, GCB, KC [also 54th Foot]
1829.09.07 Lt-Gen. Sir James Frederick Lyon, KCB, GCH [also 97th Foot]
1842.11.02 Gen. Robert Ellice
1856.06.19 Lt-Gen. Hon. John Finch, CB
1861.11.26 Gen. Pringle Taylor, KH
Nicknames: Howard's Green, The Bengal Tigers
Anniversaries: Rorke's Drift (22 Jan 1879)
Marches: March of the Men of Harlech
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