61st (South Gloucestershire) Regiment of Foot
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United Kingdom
1742 Richbell's Regiment of Foot ranked as 61st Foot; also known by the name of one other colonel
1748 disbanded
1758.04.21 61st Regiment of Foot
formed by redesignation of 2nd Battalion, 3rd Regiment of Foot
1782.08.31 61st (South Gloucestershire) Regiment of Foot
1881.07.01 amalgamated with 28th Foot to form The Gloucestershire Regiment

BATTLE HONOURS LINKS ARE INOPERATIVE

[Egypt]1, Maida, Talavera, Salamanca, Pyrenees, Nivelle, Nive, Orthes, Toulouse, Peninsula, Chillianwallah, Goojerat, Punjaub, Delhi 1857 1. the Sphinx badge superscribed "Egypt".

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

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Uniform: coat: scarlet, lapels and cuffs: buff, turnbacks: buff, lacings: white with blue line
1742 Maj-Gen. Edward Richbell [also 17th Foot, 39th Foot]
1743 Lt-Gen. John Folliott [also 18th Foot]
1758.04.21 Maj-Gen. Granville Elliott
1759.07.19 Lt-Gen. Sir George Gray, Bt [also 37th Foot]
1768.05.09 Lt-Gen. John Gore [also 6th Foot]
1773.02.19 Maj-Gen. John Barlow
1778.05.14 Gen. Staates Long Morris [also 92nd Foot]
1800.04.04 Gen. Sir George Hewett, Bt., GCB [ also 92nd Foot [1779-83, 1793-95]; CinC India, CincC Ireland]
1840.03.30 Lt-Gen. Sir John Gardiner, KCB [also 6th Foot, 50th Foot]
1844.01.20 Lt-Gen. Sir Jeremiah Dickson, KCB
1848.03.29 Lt-Gen. George Guy Carleton L'Estrange, CB [also 95th Foot]
1848.09.01 Gen. Hastings Fraser, CB [also 83rd Foot]
1852.10.11 Gen. John Reeve
1864.10.03 Lt-Gen. Edward Hungerford Delaval Elers Napier [also 46th Foot]
1870.02.03 Gen. Sir Horatio Shirley, KCB [also 88th Foot]
1874.09.23 Gen. Sir Thomas Montagu Steele, GCB
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Nicknames: The Silver Tailed Dandies, The Flowers of Tolouse
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