36th (Herefordshire) Regiment of Foot

United Kingdom
1694.04.23 Viscount Charlemont's Regiment of Foot
1698 disbanded in Ireland
1701.05.10 Viscount Charlemont's Regiment of Foot
also known by the names of eleven other colonels until 1751
1747 ranked as 36th Foot
1751.07.01 36th Regiment of Foot
1782.08.31 36th (Herefordshire) Regiment of Foot
1881.07.01 amalgamated with 29th Foot to form
The Worcestershire Regiment


[Hindoostan]1, Rolica, Vimiera, Corunna, Salamanca, Pyrenees, Nivelle, Nive, Orthes, Toulouse, [Peninsula] 1. awarded 1835 for services in 1790-1793, including 3rd Mysore war, 4th Mysore war and Pondicherry.

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

Uniform: coat: scarlet, lapels and cuffs: grass green, turnbacks: grass green, lacings: white with unknown pattern
1694.04.23 Maj-Gen. William (Caulfield), 2nd Viscount Charlemont
1701.06.28 Maj-Gen. William (Caulfield), 2nd Viscount Charlemont
1706.05.10 Col. Thomas Alnutt
1709.03.23 Col. Archibald (Campbell), 3rd Duke of Argyll (Earl of Islay)
1710.10.23 Col. Henry Disney [also 29th Foot]
1715.07.15 Col. Hon. William Egerton [also 20th Foot]
1719.07.07 Brig-Gen. Sir Charles Hotham, 4th Bt. [also 1st Dgns, 16th Dgns, 8th Foot, Hotham's Foot]
1720.12.02 Brig-Gen. John Pocock [also 8th Foot]
1721.04.21 Col. Charles Lenoe [also 8th Foot]
1732.04.14 Maj-Gen. John Moyle [also 22nd Foot]
1737.06.27 Lt-Gen. Humphrey Bland
1741.01.09 Maj-Gen. James Fleming
1751.03.12 Gen. Lord Robert Manners
1765.09.11 Lt-Gen. Sir Richard Pierson, KB [also 63rd Foot]
1778.11.27 Gen. Hon. Henry St. John
1818.04.04 Gen. Sir George Don, GCB, GCH [also 3rd Foot, 96th Foot [1803-18], 9th West India Regt]
1829.12.21 Gen. Sir Roger Hale Sheaffe, Bt.
1851.07.23 Lt-Gen. Lord Frederick FitzClarence
1854.10.31 Gen. William Henry Scott
1868.11.10 Maj-Gen. Edward Basil Brooke
1868.12.02 Gen. Sir Arthur Augustus Thurlow Cunynghame, GCB [also 1st Bn 60th Foot]
1876.02.02 Gen. Sir Charles William Dunbar Staveley, GCB [also 44th Foot; C-in-C Bombay 1874-78]
Mottos: Firm
Nicknames: The Saucy Greens
Marches: The Lincolnshire Poacher
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