69th (South Lincolnshire) Regiment of Foot

United Kingdom
1758.04.23 69th Regiment of Foot
formed by redesignation of 2nd Battalion, 24th Foot
1782.08.31 69th (South Lincolnshire) Regiment of Foot
1881.07.01 amalgamated with 41st Foot to form The Welsh Regiment


Bourbon, Java, Waterloo, [India]1 1. awarded 1826 for services in 1805-1825, including South India campaigns.

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

Uniform: coat: scarlet, lapels and cuffs: willow green, turnbacks: willow green, lacings: white with one red and two green lines
1758.04.23 Lt-Gen. Hon. Charles Colville
1775.09.08 Lt-Gen. Hon. Philip Sherard
1790.07.19 Lt-Gen. Sir Ralph Abercromby, KB [also 7th Dgn Gds, 2nd Dgns, 6th Foot, 103rd Foot [1781-84, 1806-17]
1792.04.26 Gen. Henry Watson Powell [also 15th Foot]
1794.06.20 Gen. Sir Cornelius Cuyler, Bt. [also 86th Foot]
1819.03.11 Gen. Sir William Carr (Beresford), 1st Viscount Beresford, GCB, GCH [also 16th Foot, 88th Foot; Col.-in-Chief 60th Foot; MGO 1828-30]
1823.03.15 Lt-Gen. Sir John Hamilton, Bt., KCB, KCH [also 2nd Ceylon Regt]
1836.01.02 Gen. John Vincent
1848.02.05 Gen. Sir Ralph Darling, GCH [also 41st Foot, 90th Foot]
1858.04.03 Gen. Ernest Frederick Gascoigne
1876.07.19 Gen. Sir William Montagu Scott McMurdo, GCB [also 15th Foot, 22nd Foot]
1877.08.23 Gen. David Elliot Mackirdy [also 54th Foot]
Mottos: Hon Soit Qui Mal y Pense
Nicknames: The Agememnons, The Ups and Downs, Wardour's Horse
Marches: Ap Shenkin
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