37th (North Hampshire) Regiment of Foot

United Kingdom
1702.02.13 Thomas Meredith's Regiment of Foot
also known until 1751 by the names of seven other colonels
1747 ranked as 37th Foot
1751.07.01 37th Regiment of Foot
1782.08.31 37th (North Hampshire) Regiment of Foot
1881.07.01 amalgamated with 67th Foot to form The Hampshire Regiment


Minden, Tournay, Peninsula

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

Uniform: coat: scarlet, lapels and cuffs: yellow, turnbacks: yellow, lacings: white with three thin yellow/white/yellow lines between blue zigzag red zigzag
1702.02.13 Lt-Gen. Thomas Meredith [also 20th Foot, 21st Foot]
1710.05.01 Col. William Windress
1715.08.23 Gen. John (Fane), 7th Earl of Westmorland (Baron Catherlough)
1717.12.11 Col. Edward Richard (Montagu), Viscount Hinchinbroke
1722.08.04 Brig-Gen. Hon. Robert Murray [also 38th Foot]
1735.05.13 Maj-Gen. Hon. Henry Ponsonby
1745.06.17 Col. Sir Robert Munro, Bt.
1746.04.09 Lt-Gen. Lewis Dejean
1752.11.29 Lt-Gen. Hon. James Stuart
1768.05.09 Lt-Gen. Sir George Gray, Bt. [also 61st Foot]
1773.02.19 Lt-Gen. Sir Eyre Coote, KB [also 27th Foot, 84th Foot [1758-65]; C-in-C Madras 1769-70, C-in-C India]
1783.11.01 Gen. Sir John Dalling, Bt. [also 3rd Bn 60th Foot; Gov. Jamaica 1777-81, Gov. Madras 1784-86]
1798.01.18 Gen. Sir Hew Whiteford Dalrymple, Bt. [also 19th Foot, 57th Foot, 81st Foot]
1810.06.25 Lt-Gen. Sir Charles Ross, Bt. [also 85th Foot, 86th Foot]
1814.02.17 Gen. Sir Charles Green, Bt. [also 16th Foot]
1831.07.20 Gen. Hon. Sir Alexander Duff, GCH [also 92nd Foot]
1851.04.11 Lt-Gen. William Smelt, CB [also 62nd Foot]
1858.01.11 Lt-Gen. John Fraser
1862.05.30 Gen. Sir Thomas Simson Pratt, KCB
1879.02.03 Gen. Sir Edmund Haythorne, KCB [also 55th Foot]
Anniversaries: Minden (1 Aug 1759)
Marches: The Highland Piper
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