99th Regiment of Foot (Jamaica Regiment)

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The 99th Regiment of Foot (Jamaica Regiment) was an infantry regiment of the British Army, raised in 1780 by Charles Rainsforth and disbanded in 1783.[1]

It was raised in the Midlands for service in the West Indies, and spent three years stationed in Jamaica as a garrison unit before being returned to England to be disbanded.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Frederick, J.B.M. (1969). "Lineage book of the British Army: mounted corps and infantry, 1660-1968". Cornwallville, NY : Hope Farm Press. p. 312.