Category: 95th Regiment of Foot

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95th Regiment of Foot

There was no continuously serving Regiment numbered 95th. In history there has been six units bearing this number. They are:

  • 1760–1763, 95th Regiment of Foot (Burton's) - Fought in the Anglo-Cherokee War, participated in the capture of Martinique, the occupation of Grenada, and the 1762 Battle of Havana.
  • 1779–1783, 95th Regiment of Foot (Reid's) - Participated in the Battle of Jersey in 1781.
  • 1794–1796, 95th Regiment of Foot (William Edmeston's) - Served on the Isle of Man, and at Dublin and Cape of Good Hope. Disbanded.
  • 1803–1816, the elite rifle armed 95th (Rifle) Regiment of Foot raised by Coote Manningham. In 1816 the 95th Regiment of Foot (Riflemen) became the Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort's Own).
  • 1816–1818, 96th Regiment of Foot (1803) - Formed 1803, retitled 95th Regiment of Foot in 1816 on creation of the Rifle Brigade. Disbanded as 95th in 1818
  • 1823–1881, 95th (Derbyshire) Regiment of Foot, raised in 1823. In 1881, during the Childers Reforms it was united with the 45th Regiment of Foot to form the Sherwood Foresters.

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Person Profiles (8)

19 Jul 1760 Cupar, Fife, Scotland - 20 Aug 1814 photo
29 Sep 1797 Birchington, Kent, England - 12 May 1885
15 Feb 1792 Cocking, West Sussex, England - 28 Oct 1865 photo
15 Jan 1800 Kilmallie, Argyllshire, Scotland - 1863
05 Sep 1786 London, England - 06 Oct 1867
1819 - 1905
10 Jun 1788 Liverpool, Lancashire, England - 05 May 1862
14 May 1833 Middlesex, England, United Kingdom - 23 Sep 1875

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