41st (Welsh) Regiment of Foot

United Kingdom
1708.08.27 Kilner Brasier's Regiment of Foot
1709.08.01 Edmund Fielding's Regiment of Foot
1712 disbanded in England
1716.02.16 Edmund Fielding's Regiment of Foot
ranked in Ireland as 53rd Foot
1717 disbanded
1719.03.11 Edmund Fielding's Regiment of Foot
formed from independent companies of invalids (raised 1719), i.e. out-pensioners of Chelsea Hospital; also known until 1751 by the names of other colonels
1747 Royal Invalids
ranked as 41st Foot
1751.07.01 41st Regiment of Foot, or Invalids
1782.08.31 41st (Royal Invalids) Regiment of Foot
1787 41st Regiment of Foot
ceased to comprise invalids
1831.03.08 41st (Welsh) Regiment of Foot
1881.07.01 amalgamated with 69th Foot to form The Welsh Regiment


Detroit, Queenstown, Miami, [Niagara]1, Ava, Candahar 1842, Ghuznee 1842, Cabool 1842, Alma, Inkerman, Sevastopol 1. awarded 1815 to flank companies; re-awarded 1824 to regiment.
Uniform: coat: scarlet, lapels and cuffs: blue, turnbacks: blue, lacings: none
1708.08.27 Kilner Brasier
1709.08.01 Col. Edmund Fielding
1716.02.16 Col. Edmund Fielding
1719.03.11 Lt-Gen. Edmund Fielding
1743.04.01 Col. Tomkyn Wardour
1752.03.04 Lt-Gen. John Parsons
1764.05.16 Maj-Gen. Alexander (Leslie), 6th Baron Lindores [also 71st Foot (Invalids) [1757-68]
1765.09.06 Maj-Gen. John Parker [also 82nd Foot [1757-68, 1777-83]
1771.08.05 Lt-Gen. Jordan Wren
1784.01.14 Maj-Gen. Archibald McNab
1790.01.13 Gen. Sir Thomas Stirling, Bt.
1808.05.16 Lt-Gen. Hay Macdowall
1810.02.22 Gen. Sir Josiah Champagné, GCH [also 17th Foot, 1st Ceylon Regt]
1819.06.14 Lt-Gen. Hon. Sir Edward Stopford, GCB
1837.09.26 Gen. Sir Ralph Darling, GCH [also 69th Foot, 90th Foot]
1848.02.05 Gen. Charles Ashe a'Court Repington, CB, KH
1861.04.20 Gen. Sir Richard England, GCB, KH [also 50th Foot]
Mottos: Gwell angau na Chywilydd
Nicknames: The Invalids, Wardour's Horse
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