59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot
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United Kingdom
1755.12.23 61st Regiment of Foot
1756.12.25 59th Regiment of Foot
renumbered upon disbandment of old 50th Regiment (Shirley's) [1745-48, 1754-57] and 51st Regiment (Pepperell's) [1745-48, 1754-56]
1782.08.31 59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot
1881.07.01 amalgamated with 30th Foot to form The East Lancashire Regiment

BATTLE HONOURS LINKS ARE INOPERATIVE

Cape of Good Hope 1806, Corunna, Java, Vittoria, San Sebastian, Nive, Peninsula, Bhurtpore, Canton, Ahmad Khel, Afghanistan 1878-80
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Uniform: coat: scarlet, lapels and cuffs: purple, turnbacks: scarlet, lacings: yellow
1755.12.30 Lt-Gen. Sir Charles Montagu, KB [also 2nd Foot]
1760.11.27 Lt-Gen. John Owen
1776.01.16 Gen. Sir David Lindsay, Bt.
1797.03.02 Lt-Gen. Andrew Gordon [also 26th Foot, 89th Foot]
1801.03.28 Gen. Alexander Ross [also 89th Foot]
1827.12.01 Gen. Sir Frederick Philipse Robinson, GCB [also 39th Foot; Gov. Tobago 1816-27]
1840.06.15 Lt-Gen. Sir Robert Lawrence Dundas, KCB
1844.12.03 Lt-Gen. Sir John Harvey, KCB, KCH
1852.04.27 Lt-Gen. George Augustus Henderson, KH, KC
1857.09.08 Lt-Gen. Jeremiah Taylor
1862.02.02 Maj-Gen. Plomer Young
1863.03.09 Maj-Gen. John Clarke, KH
1865.03.23 Gen. Henry Eyre
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Nicknames: The Lilywhites
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Marches: The Lancashire Lads
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