Wednesday, May 20, 2009

British Army Cavalry and Infantry Regimental list

This is a list of British Army cavalry and infantry regiments that were created by Childers reforms in 1881, a continuation of the Cardwell reforms.

Source WIKIPEDIA FREE ENCYCLOPEDIA


Cavalry

Household Cavalry
1st Life Guards
2nd Life Guards

Cavalry of the Line

Heavy Cavalry
1st (King's) Dragoon Guards
2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays)
3rd (The Prince of Wales's) Dragoon Guards
4th (Royal Irish) Dragoon Guards
5th (Princess Charlotte of Wales's) Dragoon Guards
6th Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers)
7th (The Princess Royal's) Dragoon Guards

Light Cavalry
1st (Royal) Dragoons
2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys)
3rd (The King's Own) Hussars
4th (The Queen's Own) Hussars
5th (Royal Irish) Lancers
6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons
7th (The Queen's Own) Hussars
8th (The King's Royal Irish) Hussars
9th (The Queen's Royal) Lancers
10th (The Prince of Wales's Own Royal) Hussars
11th (Prince Albert's Own) Hussars
12th (The Prince of Wales's Royal) Lancers
13th Hussars
14th (The King's) Hussars
15th (The King's) Hussars
16th (The Queen's) Lancers
17th (The Duke of Cambridge's Own) Lancers
18th Hussars
19th Hussars
20th Hussars
21st Hussars

Support Arms
Royal Regiment of Artillery
Corps of Royal Engineers
Royal Horse Artillery

Infantry

Foot Guards
Grenadier Guards
Coldstream Guards
Scots Guards

Line Infantry (In order of precedence)
The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment) 1st (The Royal) Regiment of Foot
The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 2nd (The Queen's Royal) Regiment of Foot
The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 3rd (The East Kent) Regiment of Foot
The King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) 4th (The King's Own Royal) Regiment of Foot
The Northumberland Fusiliers 5th Regiment of Foot (Northumberland Fusiliers)
The Royal Warwickshire Regiment 6th (Royal 1st Warwickshire) Regiment of Foot
The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 7th (Derbyshire) Regiment of Foot
The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 8th (The King's) Regiment of Foot
The Norfolk Regiment 9th (The East Norfolk) Regiment of Foot
The Lincolnshire Regiment 10th (The North Lincolnshire) Regiment of Foot
The Devonshire Regiment 11th (The North Devonshire) Regiment of Foot
The Suffolk Regiment 12th (The East Suffolk) Regiment of Foot
The Prince Albert's (Somersetshire Light Infantry) 13th (1st Somersetshire)(Prince Albert's Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot
The Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment) 14th (Buckinghamshire, The Prince of Wales's Own) Regiment of Foot
The East Yorkshire Regiment 15th (The Yorkshire East Riding) Regiment of Foot
The Bedfordshire Regiment 16th (The Bedfordshire) Regiment of Foot
The Leicestershire Regiment 17th (The Leicestershire) Regiment of Foot
The Royal Irish Regiment 18th (The Royal Irish) Regiment of Foot
The Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment) 19th (The 1st Yorkshire North Riding - Prince of Wales's Own) Regiment of Foot
The Lancashire Fusiliers 20th (The East Devonshire) Regiment of Foot
The Royal Scots Fusiliers 21st (Royal Scots Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot
The Cheshire Regiment 22nd (The Cheshire) Regiment of Foot
The Royal Welsh Fusiliers 23rd Regiment of Foot (Royal Welsh Fusiliers)
The South Wales Borderers 24th (The 2nd Warwickshire) Regiment of Foot
The King's Own Borderers 25th (The York) Regiment of Foot (King's Own Borderers)
The Cameronians (Scotch Rifles) 26th (The Cameronians) Regiment of Foot
90th Regiment of Foot (Perthshire Volunteers) (Light Infantry)
The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 27th (Inniskilling) Regiment of Foot
108th Regiment of Foot (Madras Infantry)
The Gloucestershire Regiment 28th (North Gloucestershire) Regiment of Foot
61st (South Gloucestershire) Regiment of Foot
The Worcestershire Regiment 29th (Worcestershire) Regiment of Foot 36th (Herefordshire) Regiment of Foot
The East Lancashire Regiment 30th (Cambridgeshire) Regiment of Foot 59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot
The East Surrey Regiment 31st (Huntingdonshire) Regiment of Foot 70th (Surrey) Regiment of Foot
The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 32nd (Cornwall Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot 46th (South Devonshire) Regiment of Foot
The Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) 33rd (The Duke of Wellington's) Regiment of Foot 76th Regiment of Foot
The Border Regiment 34th (Cumberland) Regiment of Foot 55th (Westmorland) Regiment of Foot
The Royal Sussex Regiment 35th (Royal Sussex) Regiment of Foot 107th Regiment of Foot (Bengal Light Infantry)
The Hampshire Regiment 37th (North Hampshire) Regiment of Foot 67th (South Hampshire) Regiment of Foot
The South Staffordshire Regiment 38th (1st Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot 80th (Staffordshire Volunteers) Regiment of Foot
The Dorsetshire Regiment 39th (Dorsetshire) Regiment of Foot 54th (West Norfolk) Regiment of Foot
The Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) 40th (2nd Somersetshire) Regiment of Foot 82nd (The Prince of Wales's Volunteers) Regiment of Foot
The Welsh Regiment 41st (The Welsh) Regiment of Foot 69th (South Lincolnshire) Regiment of Foot
The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 42nd (Royal Highland) Regiment of Foot, The Black Watch 73rd (Perthshire) Regiment of Foot
The Oxfordshire Light Infantry 43rd (Monmouthshire) Regiment of Foot 52nd (Oxfordshire) Regiment of Foot
The Essex Regiment 44th (East Essex) Regiment of Foot 56th (West Essex) Regiment of Foot
The Sherwood Foresters (Derbyshire Regiment) 45th (Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot 95th (Derbyshire) Regiment of Foot
The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 47th (The Lancashire) Regiment of Foot 81st (Loyal Lincoln Volunteers) Regiment of Foot
The Northamptonshire Regiment 48th (The Northamptonshire) Regiment of Foot 58th (The Rutlandshire) Regiment of Foot
Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Berkshire Regiment) 49th (Princess Charlotte of Wales's)(Hertfordshire) Regiment of Foot 66th (Berkshire) Regiment of Foot
The Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 50th (The Queen's Own) Regiment of Foot 97th (The Earl of Ulster's) Regiment of Foot
The King's Own Light Infantry (South Yorkshire Regiment) 51st Regiment of Foot (King's Own Light Infantry) 105th Regiment of Foot (Madras Light Infantry)
The King's Light Infantry (Shropshire Regiment) 53rd (The Shropshire) Regiment of Foot 85th (The King's Light Infantry) Regiment of Foot
The (Duke of Cambridge's Own) Middlesex Regiment 57th (The West Middlesex) Regiment of Foot 77th (The East Middlesex) Regiment of Foot
The King's Royal Rifle Corps 60th (The King's Royal Rifle Corps) Regiment of Foot
The (Duke of Edinburgh's) Wiltshire Regiment 62nd (The Wiltshire) Regiment of Foot 99th Duke of Edinburgh's (Lanarkshire) Regiment of Foot
The Manchester Regiment 63rd (The West Suffolk) Regiment of Foot 96th Regiment of Foot
The (Prince of Wales's) North Staffordshire Regiment 64th (2nd Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot 98th (The Prince of Wales's) Regiment of Foot
The York and Lancaster Regiment 65th (2nd Yorkshire, North Riding) Regiment of Foot 84th (York and Lancaster) Regiment of Foot
The Durham Light Infantry 68th (Durham) Regiment of Foot (Light Infantry) 106th Regiment of Foot (Bombay Light Infantry)
The Highland Light Infantry 71st (Highland) Regiment of Foot (Light Infantry) 74th (Highland) Regiment of Foot
Seaforth Highlanders (Duke of Albany's/Ross-shire Buffs) 72nd (Duke of Albany's Own Highlanders) Regiment of Foot 78th (Highlanders) Regiment of Foot (The Ross-shire Buffs)
The Gordon Highlanders 75th (Stirlingshire) Regiment of Foot 92nd (Gordon Highlanders) Regiment of Foot
The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders 79th (The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders) Regiment of Foot
The Royal Irish Rifles 83rd (County of Dublin) Regiment of Foot 86th (Royal County Down) Regiment of Foot
Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers) 87th (Royal Irish Fusiliers) Regiment of Foot 89th (The Princess Victoria's) Regiment of Foot
The Connaught Rangers 88th Regiment of Foot (Connaught Rangers) 94th Regiment of Foot
Princess Louise's (Sutherland and Argyll Highlanders) 91st (Princess Louise's Argyllshire) Regiment of Foot 93rd (Sutherland Highlanders) Regiment of Foot
The Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians) 100th (Prince of Wales's Royal Canadians) Regiment of Foot 109th Regiment of Foot (Bombay Infantry)
The Royal Munster Fusiliers 101st Regiment of Foot (Royal Bengal Fusiliers) 104th Regiment of Foot (Bengal Fusiliers)
The Royal Dublin Fusiliers 102nd Regiment of Foot (Royal Madras Fusiliers) 103rd Regiment of Foot (Royal Bombay Fusiliers)
The Prince Consort's Own Rifle Brigade
1st West India Regiment
2nd West India Regiment

Services
Commissariat and Transport Corps
Army Hospital Corps
Army Ordnance Corps
Corps of Military Mounted Police
Corps of Army Schoolmasters
Army Chaplain's Department
Army Pay Department
Army Veterinary Department
Army Nursing Service

Most of the uniforms worn by these regiments are represented in the Soldiers’ Soldiers range.