99th Regiment of Foot (Jamaica Regiment)

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For other units with the same regimental number, see 99th Regiment of Foot (disambiguation).

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.