70th (Surrey) Regiment of Foot
The regiment was formed in 1758 from the 2nd Battalion, 31st Regiment of Foot as the 70th (Glasgow Lowland) Regiment of Foot. In 1825 it became the 70th (The Surrey) Regiment.
Battle honours gained by the regiment were:
Colonels of the Regiment
Colonels of the regiment were:
70th (Glasgow Lowland) Regiment of Foot - (1758)
70th (Surrey) Regiment of Foot - (1782)
- 1783-1814: Gen. John Howard, 15th Earl of Suffolk
70th (Glasgow Lowland) Regiment of Foot - (1812)
- 1814-1816: Gen. Hon. Sir Galbraith Lowry Cole, GCB
- 1816: Lt-Gen. Forbes Champagné
- 1816-1832: Gen. Kenneth Alexander Howard, 1st Earl of Effingham, GCB
70th (Surrey) Regiment of Foot - (1825)
- 1832-1854: Gen. Gage John Hall
- 1854-1868: Gen. Sir George William Paty, KCB, KH
- 1868-1870: Gen. Sir Charles Hastings Doyle, KCMG
- 1870-1874: Lt-Gen. Sir Henry Knight Storks, GCB, GCMG
- 1874-1881: Gen. Thomas James Galloway
- "70th (Surrey) Regiment of Foot". regiments.org. Retrieved 16 July 2016.
- Cannon, Richard (1849). Historical Record of the Seventieth, or the Surrey Regiment of Foot. London: Parker, Furnivall and Parker.
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