45th (Nottinghamshire) (Sherwood Foresters) Regiment of Foot

United Kingdom
1741.01.11 Daniel Houghton's Regiment of Foot
also known by the name of one other colonel until 1751
1747 ranked as 56th Foot
1751.07.01 45th Regiment of Foot
1782.08.31 45th (Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot
1866.12.28 45th (Nottinghamshire) (Sherwood Foresters) Regiment of Foot
1881.07.01 amalgamated with 95th (Derbyshire) Regiment of Foot to form The Sherwood Foresters (Derbyshire Regiment)


Rolica, Vimiera, Talavera, Busaco, Fuentes d'Onor, Ciudad Rodrigo, Badajoz, Salamanca, Vittoria, Pyrenees, Nivelle, Orthes, Toulouse, Peninsula, Ava, Abyssinia

Note: see also The Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) for belatedly awarded battle honours.

1741.01.11 Brig-Gen. Daniel Houghton [also 24th Foot]
1745.06.22 Gen. Hugh Warburton [also 27th Foot]
1761.09.24 Maj-Gen. Andrew Robinson [also 38th Foot]
1761.11.11 Maj-Gen. Hon. John Boscawen [also 75th Foot [1756-63, 1778-83]
1767.06.01 Gen. William Haviland [also 3rd Bn 60th Foot]
1784.10.18 Maj-Gen. Sir John Wrottesley, Bt.
1787.04.28 Lt-Gen. James Cuninghame
1788.09.11 Gen. James Whorwood Adeane
1802.04.22 Gen. Frederick Cavendish Lister
1823.02.10 Gen. Richard (Lambart), 7th Earl of Cavan, KC [also 58th Foot, 77th Foot, 2nd West India Regt]
1837.11.29 Lt-Gen. Sir William Henry Pringle, GCB [also 64th Foot, R Newf Fencibles]
1840.12.30 Gen. Sir Fitzroy Jeffries Grafton Maclean, Bt. [also 84th Foot]
1847.07.12 Gen. Sir Colin Halkett, GCB, GCH [also 31st Foot, 71st Foot, The Rifle Brigade originally 95th Foot, 2nd Lt Bn KGL; Cin-C Bombay 1831-32, Gov. Royal Hospital 1849-56]
1856.09.25 Gen. Thomas Brabazon Aylmer
1858.07.20 F.M. Sir Hugh Henry (Rose), 1st Baron Strathnairn, GCB, GCSI [also 92nd Foot]
1866.06.25 Gen. Thomas Armstrong Drought [also 15th Foot]
1868.04.21 Gen. Frederick Horn, GCB [also 20th Foot]
1876.03.17 Gen. Henry Cooper [also 79th Foot]
1878.08.25 Gen. Sir Daniel Lysons, GCB
Mottos: Ever Glorious
Nicknames: The Old Stubborns, The Hosiers, The Green Machines
Anniversaries: Badajoz (6 Apr 1812), Alma (20 Sep 1854)
Marches: The Young May Moon
Mascot: Ram: "Derby"
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