72nd Regiment of Foot (1758)
|72nd Regiment of Foot (1758)|
|Country||Kingdom of Great Britain (1707–1800)|
The 72nd Regiment of Foot was a regiment in the British Army from 1758 to 1763. 
It was formed on 28 April 1758 from the 2nd Battalion of the 33rd Regiment of Foot and took part in the Raid on Cherbourg in 1758 and the capture of Belle Isle in 1761. After further service in Cuba the regiment was disbanded in 1763.
- 1758–1763: F.M. Charles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond, KG