92nd (Gordon Highlanders) Regiment of Foot

United Kingdom
1759.10.13 89th (Highland) Regiment of Foot (or Morris's Highlanders)
raised from Clan Gordon in Scotland
1765 disbanded
1794.02.10 100th (Gordon Highlanders) Regiment of Foot
raised chiefly in Aberdeenshire (Army does not recognise lineal descent from 89th Highlanders)
1798.10.16 92nd (Highland) Regiment of Foot
1800 absorbed some volunteers from 2nd Bn, Caithness Fencibles
1809 92nd Regiment of Foot
1861.07.04 92nd (Gordon Highlanders) Regiment of Foot
1881.07.01 amalgamated with 75th Foot to form The Gordon Highlanders


[Egmont-Op-Zee]1, Mandora, [Egypt]2, Corunna, Fuentes D'Onor, Almaraz, Vittoria, Pyrenees, Nive, Orthes, Peninsula, Waterloo, Charasiah, Kabul 1879, Kandahar 1880, Afghanistan 1878-80 1. originally awarded in 1813 as "Bergen op Zoom"; changed in 1814 to Egmont op Zee. 2. the Sphinx badge superscribed "Egypt".
Uniform: coat: black, lapels and cuffs: not known, turnbacks: not known, lacings: not known
1759.10.13 Gen. Staates Long Morris [to 1763; also 61st Foot]
1796.05.03 Gen. George (Gordon), 5th Duke of Gordon, GCB (Marquess of Huntly) [also 3rd Gds, 1st Foot, 42nd Foot]
1806.01.03 Gen. John (Hope), 4th Earl of Hopetoun, GCB [also 42nd Foot, 6th Bn 60th Foot]
1820.01.29 Lt-Gen. Sir John Hope, GCH [also 72nd Foot]
1823.09.06 Gen. Hon. Sir Alexander Duff, GCH [also 37th Foot]
1831.07.20 Gen. Sir John John Hamilton (Dalrymple), Bt., 8th Earl of Stair, KT [also 46th Foot]
1842.05.31 Lt-Gen. Sir William Macbean, KCB
1855.05.25 Gen. Sir John Macdonald, GCB [also 42nd Foot, 53rd Foot, 67th Foot]
1866.06.25 F.M. Sir Hugh Henry (Rose), 1st Lord Strathnairn, GCB, GCSI [also 45th Foot]
1869.03.03 Lt-Gen. John Campbell [also 97th Foot]
1871.12.29 Gen. George Staunton, CB
1880.04.05 Gen. Mark Kerr Atherley [also 93rd Foot, 109th Foot]
Nicknames: The Gay Gordons
Marches: Cock of the North
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