94th (Scotch Brigade) Regiment of Foot

United Kingdom
1568 Scots Brigade
formed for service in Holland
1688 James II recalled brigade to English establishment, but only 60 of 290 officers responded, the remainder forming part of William of Orange's invasion force. Three regiments remained in Scotland until 1692.
1783 Brigade returned to Scotland, refusing to follow order to adopt Dutch uniforms, Colours and language.
1794.10.09 Scotch Brigade
placed on British establishment and 3 bns re-formed in Scotland
1802.12.25 94th Regiment of Foot
1809.04.07 regiment erroneously ordered to omit "Highland" from title and Highland dress, probably mistaken for 93rd Foot
1818.12.24 disbanded, officers remaining on half-pay
1823.12.01 94th Regiment of Foot
re-formed at Glasgow from officers on half-pay
1875 deemed to be successor of previous 94th Regt and inherited its honours
1881.07.01 amalgamated with 88th Foot to form The Connaught Rangers


[Seringapatam]1, Ciudad Rodrigo, Badajoz, Salamanca, Vittoria, Nivelle, Orthes, Toulouse, [Peninsula] 1. awarded along with the Elephant badge. Note: all battle honours re-granted in 1875 to new 94th Regiment.

Note: see also The Connaught Rangers for belatedly awardedbattle honours.

Uniform: coat: scarlet, lapels and cuffs: dark blue, turnbacks: dark blue, lacings: none
1794.10.09 Gen. Francis Dundas [also 71st Foot]
1809.09.18 Gen. Sir Rowland (Hill), 1st Viscount Hill, GCB, GCH, KC [also RHG, 53rd Foot, 72nd Foot; CinC]
1815.04 [to 1818]
1823.12.01 Gen. Sir Thomas Bradford, GCB, GCH [also 4th Foot, 30th Foot; C-in-C Bombay 1825-29]
1829.04.18 Lt-Gen. Sir John (Keane), 1st Baron Keane, GCB, GCH [also 43rd Foot, 46th Foot]
1831.04.13 Maj-Gen. Sir James Campbell, KCB, KCH [also 74th Foot]
1834.12.12 F.M. Sir John (Colborne), 1st Baron Seaton, GCB, GCMG, GCH [also 2nd Life Gds, 26th Foot, Col.-in-Chief The Rifle Brigade originally 95th Foot; Gov. C-in-C Canada; C-in-C Ireland]
1838.03.28 Gen. Sir Thomas McMahon, Bt., GCB [also 10th Foot; C-in-C Bombay 1839-47]
1847.09.28 Lt-Gen. Sir William Warre, CB
1853.08.01 Maj-Gen. William Staveley, CB
1854.05.31 Lt-Gen. Henry Thomas, CB [also 20th Foot]
1854.07.25 Lt-Gen. Hon. Henry Edward Butler [also 55th Foot]
1855.01.29 Gen. George Powell Higginson
1866.04.20 Gen. Sir Edward Walter Forestier-Walker, KCB [also 50th Foot]
1872.03.08 Gen. Henry Jervis
1879.02.06 Gen. Richard William Penn (Curzon-Howe), 3rd Earl Howe, GCVO, CB [also 17th Foot]
1879.06.25 Gen. Sir John Thornton Grant, KCB
Nicknames: The Garvies
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