Category: 53rd (Shropshire) Regiment of Foot

Categories: British Army

The 53rd (Shropshire) Regiment of Foot was a British Army infantry regiment founded in 1755 as the 55th by Colonel William Whitmore of Apley. The Regiment was renumbered in 1757 to the 53rd following establishment reduction.

In 1881, as part of the Childers Reforms, it became The King's Shropshire Light Infantry Regiment. Its traditions are currently held by The Rifles.

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Person Profiles (12)

07 Jan 1799 Clapham, Surrey, England - 22 Jul 1889
31 Jan 1816 Conwal, County Donegal, Ireland - 27 May 1872 photo
1844 Freshwater, Isle of Wight, Hampshire, England - 05 Apr 1902
04 Feb 1804 Dublin, Ireland
abt 1718 Scotland - abt 1794
abt 1789 Derbyshire, England
abt 1748 - bef 30 Jan 1832
abt 1777 England
02 Nov 1824 Mayfair, London, England, United Kingdom - 27 Apr 1858 photo
abt 1812 - 01 Feb 1867
1735 - 05 Apr 1778
abt 1776 Newbury, England




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