87th (The Royal Irish Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot
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United Kingdom
1793.09.18 87th (The Prince of Wales Irish) Regiment of Foot
(named for the future King George IV)
1811 87th (The Prince of Wales Own Irish) Regiment of Foot
1827.07.23 87th Regiment of Foot (or Prince of Wales Own Irish Fusiliers)
1827.11 87th (The Royal Irish Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot
(redesignated seven years after the accession of the Prince of Wales to the throne)
1881.07.01 amalgamated with 89th Foot to form Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers)

BATTLE HONOURS LINKS ARE INOPERATIVE

Monte Video, Talavera, Barrosa, Tarifa, Vittoria, Nivelle, Orthes, Toulouse, Peninsula, Ava
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Uniform: Highland jacket: scarlet, collar and cuffs: green or buff, lacings: white
1796.05.03 Gen. Sir John Doyle, Bt, GCB, KC
1834.08.15 Lt-Gen. Sir Thomas Reynell, Bt, KCB [also 71st Foot, 99th Foot]
1841.03.15 F.M. Sir Hugh (Gough), 1st Viscount Gough, KT, GCB, GCSI [also RHG, 99th Foot; Col.-in-Chief 60th Foot; C-in-C Madras 1841-43, C-in-C India]
1855.06.29 Gen. Sir James Simpson, GCB [also 29th Foot]
1863.07.27 F.M. Lord William Paulet, GCB [also 68th Foot]
1864.04.09 Gen. Thomas Henry Johnston [also 66th Foot]
1870.10.10 Gen. Sir Charles Hastings Doyle, KCMG [also 70th Foot]
Mottos: Faugh-a-Ballagh
Nicknames: The Eagle Takers, The Faugh a Balach Boys, The Aiglers, The Fogs (or Faughs)
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Marches: St. Patrick's Day, Nora Creina, The British Grenadiers
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