92nd Regiment of Foot (1779)

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92nd Regiment of Foot
Active1779–1783
Country Kingdom of Great Britain (1707–1800)
Branch British Army
TypeInfantry
Commanders
Colonel of
the Regiment
Lt-Col. Hon. James Stuart-Wortley

The 92nd Regiment of Foot was a short-lived infantry regiment in the British Army which was raised in 1779 to provide garrison troops for the West Indies during the American Revolutionary War.[1]

The Colonel-Commandant of the Regiment was Lt-Col. Hon. James Stuart-Wortley, second son of John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute.

After spending several years stationed in Jamaica the regiment was disbanded in England after the Treaty of Paris in 1783.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "92nd Regiment of Foot". regiments.org. Archived from the original on 5 March 2008.