Thursday, 21 August 2014

6th Regiment of Foot / Royal Warwickshire Regiment

Royal Warwickshire Regiment

13th June 1667Sir Walter Vane's Regiment of Foot
about 1668
12th December 1673
Sir Walter Vane's Regiment of Foot. A "Holland Regiment". Raised at Bois-le-Duc from Irish troops for Dutch Service
Transferred to the English establishment
Ranked as the 6th Regiment of Foot
1st July 1751
6th Regiment of Foot
31st August 1782
6th (1st Warwickshire) Regiment of Foot
15th June 1832
6th (Royal 1st Warwickshire) Regiment of Foot
1st July 1881
The Royal Warwickshire Regiment). Designated as the county regiment for Warwickshire, also encompassing militia and volunteer infantry.
1st May 1963
The Royal Warwickshire Fusiliers
23rd April 1968
Amalgamated with the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers, The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) and the Lancashire Fusiliers to form The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers

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