74th Regiment of Foot (Invalids)

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For other units with the same regimental number, see 74th Regiment of Foot (disambiguation).

The 74th Regiment of Foot (Invalids) was an infantry regiment of the British Army from 1762 to 1768.

It was originally raised as a regiment of invalids in March 1762, and numbered the 117th Foot; it was renumbered as the 74th the following year, and disbanded in 1768.[1] [2] [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Farmer, John S (1901). The Regimental Records of the British Army. A Historical Résumé Chronologically Arranged of Titles, Campaigns, Honours, Uniforms, Facings, Badges, Nicknames etc.. London: Grant Richards. p. 192. 
  2. ^ Pollock, Arthur William Alsager (1851). Coulbourn's United Service Magazine, Volume 65. London: H Hurst. p. 555. Retrieved 16 October 2012. 
  3. ^ Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research 66: 14. 1988.