73rd (the Perthshire) Regiment of Foot
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United Kingdom
1780.03.21 2nd Bn, 42nd Foot
1787.04.08 73rd (Highland) Regiment of Foot
1809.04.07 73rd Regiment of Foot
regt lost Highland status and dress
1845 73rd (Highland) Regiment of Foot
1862.08.04 73rd (the Perthshire) Regiment of Foot
1881.07.01 amalgamated with 42nd Foot to form The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)

BATTLE HONOURS LINKS ARE INOPERATIVE

Mangalore, Seringapatam, Waterloo

Note: see also The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) for belatedly awarded battle honours.

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Uniform: coat: scarlet, lapels and cuffs: full green, turnbacks: full green, lacings: white with white blue and deep yellow lines
1786.04.18 Gen. Sir George Osborn, Bt. [also 40th Foot]
1786.08.11 Gen. Sir William Medows, KB [also 7th Dgn Gds, 89th Foot [1779-84]; Gov. Bombay 1787-90; C-in-C Madras 1790-95]
1796.11.02 Gen. Gerard (Lake), 1st Viscount Lake [also 53rd Foot, 80th Foot; C-in-C India]
1800.02.14 Gen. George (Harris), 1st Baron Harris of Seringapatam and Mysore, GCB [Gov. C-in-C Madras 1797-99]
1829.05.22 Gen. Sir Frederick Adam, GCB, GCMG [also 21st Foot, 57th Foot; Gov. Madras 1832-37]
1835.12.04 Lt-Gen. William George (Harris), 2nd Baron Harris of Seringapatam and Mysore, CB, KCH [also 86th Foot]
1845.06.10 Maj-Gen. Sir Robert Henry Dick, KCB, KCH [died of wounds at Sobraon]
1846.04.03 Gen. Sir John Grey, KCB [also 5th Foot; C-in-C Bombay 1850-52]
1849.05.18 Lt-Gen. Sir Richard Goddard Hare Clarges, KCB [also 12th Foot]
1852.07.29 Lt-Gen. Robert Barclay Macpherson, CB, KH [also 88th Foot]
1857.02.11 Lt-Gen. Chesborough Grant Falconar, KH
1860.01.11 Maj-Gen. Sir Michael Creagh, KH
1860.09.15 Lt-Gen. Benjamin Orlando Jones, KH
1865.02.17 Gen. Sir Henry Robert Ferguson-Davie, Bt.
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