34th (Cumberland) Regiment of Foot

United Kingdom
1702.02.12 Lord Lucas's Regiment of Foot
also known until 1751 by the names of other colonels
1713 disbanded
1715.07? re-formed without loss of precedence, and officers restored to former rank
1751.07.01 34th Regiment of Foot
1782.08.31 34th (Cumberland) Regiment of Foot
1881.07.01 amalgamated with 55th Foot to form The Border Regiment


Albuhera, Arroyo dos Molinos, Vittoria, Pyrenees, Nivelle, Nive, Orthes, Peninsula, Sevastopol, Lucknow

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

Uniform: coat: scarlet, lapels and cuffs: bright yellow, turnbacks: bright yellow, lacings: white with thin yellow line on and blue waved line
1702.02.12 Col. Robert (Lucas), 3rd Baron Lucas
1705.02.01 Brig-Gen. Hans Hamilton [also 16th Foot]
1712.11.30 Col. Thomas Chudleigh [to 1713]
1715.07? Col. Thomas Chudleigh [reappointed]
1723.02.18 Col. Robert Hayes
1732.01.08 Maj-Gen. Hon. Stephen Cornwallis [also 11th Foot]
1738.11.01 Col. Lord James Cavendish
1742.12.18 Gen. Hon. James Cholmondeley [also 48th Foot]
1749.07.24 F.M. Hon. Henry Seymour Conway [also 48th Foot]
1751.12.21 Col. Charles Russell
1754.12.02 Maj-Gen. Thomas (Howard), 2nd Earl of Effingham
1760.10.30 F.M. Lord Frederick Cavendish [also 67th Foot]
1797.07.13 Lt-Gen. George Ferdinand (Fitzroy), 2nd Baron Southampton
1810.06.25 Gen. Sir Eyre Coote, GCB, KC [also 62nd Foot, 89th Foot]
1816.05.21 Gen. Hon. Sir Galbraith Lowry Cole, GCB [also 27th Foot, 70th Foot, 103rd Foot [1781-84, 1806-17]
1826.12.16 Lt-Gen. Sir Thomas Macdougall Brisbane, Bt., GCB, GCH
1860.01.28 Gen. John Eden, CB
1874.10.07 Lt-Gen. James Creagh
1875.08.02 Gen. William Irwin [also 88th Foot]
1879.04.09 Gen. Alexander Maxwell, CB
Mottos: Hon Soit Qui Mal y Pense
Nicknames: The Cattle Reevers
Anniversaries: Arroyo dos Molinos (28 Oct 1811)
Marches: D'ye Ken John Peel
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