82nd Regiment of foot

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).

References

  • 82nd Regiment of Foot (Prince of Wales's Volunteers), regiments.org
  • An Unofficial History of the 82nd Regiment of Foot


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