67th (South Hampshire) Regiment of Foot

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Regimental uniform, 1840s

The 67th (South Hampshire) Regiment of Foot was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, formed in 1758 and amalgamated into the Hampshire Regiment (later the Royal Hampshire Regiment) in 1881.

The regiment was raised by the redesignation of the 2nd Battalion, 20th Regiment of Foot in April 1758, ranked as the 67th Regiment of Foot. In 1782 they took a county title as the 67th (South Hampshire) Regiment of Foot.

In 1803 a 2nd battalion was raised and disbanded in 1817.

Regimental history[edit]

67th Foot taking the Taku Forts in 1860.

Battle Honours[edit]

Battle honours won by the regiment were:[1]

  • Peninsular War: Barrosa, Peninsula
  • India
  • Second China War: Taku Forts, Pekin 1860
  • 2nd Afghan War: Charasiah, Kabul 1879, Afghanistan 1878-80

Recipients of the Victoria Cross[edit]

Colonels of the Regiment[edit]

Colonels of the Regiment were:[1]

67th Regiment of Foot[edit]

67th (the South Hampshire) Regiment of Foot - (1782)[edit]

  • 1803: Lt-Gen. Francis D'Oyly
  • 1803–1811: Gen. Peter Craig
  • 1811–1828: Gen. Sir William Keppel, GCB
  • 1828–1844: Lt-Gen. Sir John Macdonald, GCB
  • 1844–1852: Lt-Gen. John Clitheroe
  • 1852–1854: Lt-Gen. John Frederick Ewart, CB
  • 1854–1858: F.M. Sir Colin Campbell, 1st Baron Clyde, GCB, KCSI
  • 1858–1874: Gen. Francis John Davies
  • 1874–1877: Gen. Henry Phipps Raymond
  • 1877–1881: Gen. William Mark Wood

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "67th (the South Hampshire) Regiment of Foot". regiments. Retrieved 20 July 2016.