82nd Regiment of Foot (Prince of Wales's Volunteers)

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For other regiment with the same number, see 82nd Regiment of Foot (disambiguation).

The 82nd Regiment of Foot (Prince of Wales's Volunteers) was an infantry regiment of the British Army, created in 1793 and amalgamated into The Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) in 1881.

The regiment was raised in 1793, ranked as the 82nd Regiment of Foot, and in 1802 absorbed the Prince of Wales's Volunteers, incorporating their name to become the 82nd Regiment of Foot (Prince of Wales's Volunteers).

Battle honours[edit]

Battle honours won by the Regiment were: [1]

Colonels of the Regiment[edit]

Regimental colonels were:[1]

82nd Regiment of Foot
82nd Regiment of Foot (Prince of Wales's Volunteers) - (1802)
  • 1836–1841: Gen. Sir John Wilson, KCB
  • 1841–1850: Lt-Gen. Sir Andrew Pilkington, KCB
  • 1850–1856: Lt-Gen. Francis Miles Milman
  • 1856–1859: Lt-Gen. Nicholas Hamilton, KH
  • 1859–1872: Gen. Hon. Thomas Ashburnham, CB
  • 1872–1881: Gen. William Samuel Newton

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "82nd (The Prince of Wales's Volunteers) Regiment of Foot". regiments.ord. Archived from the original on 19 May 2006. Retrieved 30 August 2016.