47th (Lancashire) Regiment of Foot

United Kingdom
1741.01.15 Sir John Mordaunt's Regiment of Foot
1743.03.13 Peregrine Lascelles' Regiment of Foot
1747 ranked as 58th Foot
1751.07.01 47th Regiment of Foot
1782.08.31 47th (Lancashire) Regiment of Foot
1881.07.01 amalgamated with 81st Foot to form The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment


Tarifa, Vittoria, San Sebastian, Peninsula, Ava, Alma, Inkerman, Sevastopol

Note: see also The Loyal Regiment (North Lancashire) for belatedly awarded battle honours.

Uniform: coat: scarlet, lapels and cuffs: white, turnbacks: white, lacings: white with thin yellow zigzag between dark blue zigzags
1741.01.15 Gen. Sir John Mordaunt, KB [also 18th Foot]
1743.03.13 Gen. Peregrine Lascelles
1771.04.02 Gen. Sir Guy (Carleton), 1st Baron Dorchester, KB [also 4th Dgns, 15th Lt Dgns, 24th Lt Dgns, 84th Foot (Royal Highland Emigrants) [1775-84], CinC North America]
1790.07.16 Lt-Gen. Sir Adam Williamson, KB [also 72nd Foot]
1794.03.19 Gen. William Dalrymple
1807.02.25 Gen. Hon. Richard Fitzpatrick [also 11th Foot]
1813.04.26 Gen. Hon. Sir Alexander Hope, GCB [also 14th Foot, 74th Foot, 5th West India Regt]
1835.03.25 Gen. Sir William Anson, Bt., KCB [also 66th Foot]
1847.01.18 Lt-Gen. Sir Harry George Wakelyn Smith, Bt., GCB [also 1st Bn & 2nd Bn The Rifle Brigade originally 95th Foot]
1847.04.16 Lt-Gen. Thomas Dalmer
1854.08.27 Gen. Sir James Shaw Kennedy, KCB
1865.05.31 Gen. Sir Charles Thomas van Straubenzee, GCB [also 39th Foot]
1867.12.08 Gen. John Patton [also 12th Foot]
1875.11.02 Gen. Sir William O'Grady Haly, KCB [also 106th Foot]
1878.03.20 Gen. Sir William Sherbrooke Ramsay Norcott, KCB [also 2nd Bn The Rifle Brigade originally 95th Foot; Gov. Cape 1847-52]
Mottos: Loyauté M'Oblige
Nicknames: The Cauliflowers, The Lancashire Lads, Wolfe's Own
Anniversaries: Kimberley (15 Feb 1899), Quebec (13 Sep 1759)
Marches: The Red, Red Rose, The Mountain Rose
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