30th (Cambridgeshire) Regiment of Foot

United Kingdom
1689.03.08 Viscount Castleton's Regiment of Foot
1694.03.08 Thomas Saunderson's Regiment of Foot
1699.04 disbanded
1702.02.12 Thomas Saunderson's Regiment of Marines
also known as 1st Regiment of Marines; also known until 1751 by the names of other colonels
1714 converted to Foot
1751.07.01 30th Regiment of Foot
1782.08.31 30th (Cambridgeshire) Regiment of Foot
1881.07.01 amalgamated with 59th Foot to form The East Lancashire Regiment


[Egypt]1, Badajoz, Salamanca, Peninsula, Waterloo, Alma, Inkerman, Sevastopol 1. the Sphinx badge superscribed "Egypt".

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

Uniform: coat: scarlet, lapels and cuffs: pale yellow, turnbacks: pale yellow, lacings: white with unknown pattern
1689.03.08 James (Saunderson), Earl of Castleton (Viscount Castleton)
1694.11.04 Col. Thomas Saunderson
1702.02.12 Col. Thomas Saunderson
1704.12.15 Col. Thomas Pownall
1705.10.13 Gen. Sir Charles Wills, KB [also 1st Gds, 3rd Foot]
1716.01.05 Col. George Forrester (Baillie), 5th Baron Forrester [also 4th Tp Horse Gds, 2nd Tp Horse Gren Gds]
1717.07.17 Brig-Gen. Thomas Stanwix [also 12th Foot; Gov. R Hospital 1715-20]
1717.08.25 Lt-Gen. Andrew Bissett
1742.10.24 Maj-Gen. Henry de Grangues [also 4th Horse, 9th Dgns, 60th Foot [1739-48]
1743.04.01 Lt-Gen. Charles Frampton
1749.11.01 Gen. John (Campbell), 4th Earl of Loudoun [also 3rd Gds, Col.-in-Chief 60th Foot, 64th Foot (The Earl of Loudoun's) [1745-48,]
1770.04.30 Gen. John Parslow [also 54th Foot, 70th Foot]
1786.11.15 Maj-Gen. William Roy
1790.07.07 Maj-Gen. Sir Henry Calder, Bt
1792.02.08 Gen. Thomas Clarke [also 31st Foot]
1799.11.07 Gen. Robert Manners
1823.06.13 Lt-Gen. James Montgomerie [also 74th Foot]
1829.04.18 Gen. Sir Thomas Bradford, GCB, GCH [also 4th Foot, 94th Foot; C-in-C Bombay 1825-29]
1846.02.07 F.M. George (Hay), 8th Marquess of Tweeddale, KT, GCB [also 2nd Life Gds, 42nd Foot; Gov. C-in-C Madras 1842-48]
1862.03.07 Lt-Gen. Thomas Wright
1867.01.06 Gen. Charles Ashmore
1881.03.03 Gen. Sir George Vaughan Maxwell, KCB
Mottos: Spectemur Agendo
Nicknames: The Three Tens, The Triple Xs, The Yellow Bellies
Marches: L'Attaque
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