79th (Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders) Regiment of Foot
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United Kingdom
1793.08.17 79th (Highland-Cameron Volunteers) Regiment of Foot
raised in Scotland for Irish Establishment
1804 79th Regiment of Foot (Cameron Highlanders)
1873.08.01 79th (Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders) Regiment of Foot
royal accolade granted by Queen Victoria
1881.07.01 The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
reorganised as the county regiment of Inverness-shire, encompassing also its Militia and Volunteer infantry

BATTLE HONOURS LINKS ARE INOPERATIVE

Egmont-Op-Zee, [Egypt]1, [Corunna]2, [Busaco]3, Fuentes D'Onor, Salamanca, Pyrenees, Nivelle, Nive, Toulouse, Peninsula, Waterloo, Alma, Sevastopol, Lucknow, 1. the Sphinx badge superscribed "Egypt". 2. awarded belatedly in 1908. 3. awarded belatedly in 1910.
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Uniform: coat: scarlet, lapels and cuffs: light buff, turnbacks: light buff, lacings: white
Major Commandant:
1793.08.17 Lt-Gen. Sir Alan Cameron, KCB
Lieutenant-Colonel Commandant:
1794.11.30 Lt-Gen. Sir Alan Cameron, KCB
Colonel:
1805.01.01 Lt-Gen. Sir Alan Cameron, KCB
1828.03.24 Gen. Sir Ronald Crawford Ferguson, Bt., GCB
1841.04.29 Lt-Gen. Hon. John Ramsay
1842.07.14 Gen. Sir James Macdonell, GCB, KCH [also 71st Foot]
1849.02.08 Lt-Gen. James Hay, CB
1854.03.24 Gen. Sir Wiliam Henry Sewell, KCB
1862.03.14 Gen. Hon. Sir Hugh Arbuthnot, KCB [also 38th Foot]
1868.07.12 Lt-Gen. John Francis Glencairn Campbell, CB
1870.08.21 Gen. Henry Cooper [also 45th Foot]
1876.03.17 Gen. Sir Alfred Hastings Horsford, GCB [also 14th Foot, 2nd Bn The Rifle Brigade originally 95th Foot]
1879.01.01 Gen. Sir John Douglas, GCB
Mottos: Pro Rege et Patria
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Marches: March of the Cameron Men, Pibroch of Doniul Dhu, Highland Laddie
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