28th (North Gloucestershire) Regiment of Foot

United Kingdom
1694.02.16 Sir John Gibson's Regiment of Foot
1697 disbanded
1702.02.12 Sir John Gibson's Regiment of Foot
also known until 1751 by the names of other colonels
1751.07.01 28th Regiment of Foot
1782.08.31 28th (North Gloucestershire) Regiment of Foot
1881.07.01 amalgamated with 61st Foot to form The Gloucestershire Regiment


[Egypt]1, Corunna, Barrosa, Albuhera, Vittoria, Pyrenees, Nivelle, Nive, Orthes, Toulouse, Peninsula, Waterloo, Alma, Inkerman, Sevastopol 1. the Sphinx badge superscribed "Egypt".

Note: see also The Gloucestershire Regiment for belatedly awarded battle honours.

Uniform: coat: scarlet, lapels and cuffs: bright yellow, turnbacks: bright yellow, lacings: white with two bright yellow outer lines with dark blue rhombuses between dark blue zigzags
1694.02.16 Col. Sir John Gibson
1704.02.01 Maj-Gen. Sampson de Lalo [also 21st Foot]
1706.06.29 Brig-Gen. John (Mordaunt), Viscount Mordaunt [also 21st Foot]
1709.10.01 Brig-Gen. Andrews Windsor
1715.09.27 Lt-Gen. William Barrell [also 4th Foot, 22nd Foot]
1730.08.25 Maj-Gen. Nicholas Price
1734.10.10 Lt-Gen. Philip Bragg
1759.10.24 F.M. George (Townshend), 1st Marquess Townshend [also 64th Foot]
1773.07.15 Maj-Gen. Thomas Erle
1777.03.04 Gen. Sir Charles (Grey), 1st Earl Grey, KB [also 7th Dgn Gds, 3rd Dgns, 8th Dgns, 20th Lt Dgns, 98th Foot [1761-63, 1780-85, 1804-18]
1787.07.13 Maj-Gen. James Paterson
1789.07.06 Gen. Robert Prescott [also 94th Foot [1760-63, 1780-83, 1794-96]
1815.12.26 Gen. Hon. Sir Edward Paget, GCB [also 80th Foot]
1849.05.18 Lt-Gen. John Duffy, CB, KC [also 8th Foot]
1854.10.11 Gen. Sir Henry John William Bentinck, KCB
1878.09.30 Gen. Thomas Brooke
1880.11.05 Gen. Julius Edmund Goodwyn, CB [also 41st Foot]
Mottos: By our deeds we are known
Nicknames: The Fore and Aft, The Old Braggs, The Slashers
Anniversaries: Alexandria - Back Badge Day (21 Mar 1801)
Marches: Kinnegad Slashers
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