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British Regiments - 1881

The Queen has been pleased to approve of the a number of changes in the designation of Regiments of Infantry of the Line which took effect on and after 01 July 1881.

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1st The Royal Scots Regiment The Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment)
2nd Queen's RoyalThe Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)
3rd East Kent (The Buffs)The Buffs (East Kent Regiment)
4th King's Own RoyalThe King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment)
5th (Northumberland) FusiliersThe Northumberland Fusiliers
6th Royal First WarwickshireThe Royal Warwickshire Regiment
7th Royal FusiliersThe Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
8th The King'sThe King's (Liverpool Regiment)
9th East NorfolkThe Norfolk Regiment
10th North LincolnThe Lincolnshire Regiment
11th North DevonThe Devonshire Regiment
12th East SuffolkThe Suffolk Regiment
13th (1st Somersetshire) Prince Albert's Light InfantryPrince Albert's Light Infantry (Somersetshire Regiment)
14th (Buckinghamshire) Prince of Wales's OwnThe Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire Regiment)
15th York, East RidingThe East Yorkshire Regiment
16th BedfordshireThe Bedfordshire Regiment
17th LeicestershireThe Leicestershire Regiment
18th The Royal IrishThe Royal Irish Regiment
19th (1st York, North Riding) Princess of Wales's OwnThe Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
20th East DevonshireThe Lancashire Fusiliers
21st Royal Scots FusiliersThe Royal Scots Fusiliers
22nd CheshireThe Cheshire Regiment
23rd Royal Welsh FusiliersThe Royal Welsh Fusiliers
24th 2nd WarwickshireThe South Wales Borderers
25th King's Own BorderersThe King's Own Borderers
26th Cameronians1st Battalion of The Cameronians (Scotch Rifles)
27th Inniskilling1st Battalion of The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
28th North Gloucestershire1st Battalion of The Gloucestershire Regiment
29th Worcestershire1st Battalion of The East Lancashire Regiment
30th Cambridgeshire1st Battalion of The East Lancashire Regiment
31st Huntingdonshire1st Battalion of The East Surrey Regiment
32nd Cornwall Light Infantry 1st Battalion of The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
33rd Duke of Wellington's Regiment 1st Battalion of The Duke of Wellington's (West Riding, Regiment)
34th Cumberland1st Battalion of The Border Regiment
35th Royal Sussex1st Battalion of The Royal Sussex Regiment
36th Herefordshire2nd Battalion of The Worcestershire Regiment
37th North Hampshire1st Battalion of The Hampshire Regiment
38th 1st Staffordshire1st Battalion of The South Staffordshire Regiment
39th Dorsetshire1st Battalion of The Dorsetshire Regiment [Regiment)
40th 2nd Somersetshire1st Battalion of The Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire
41st The Welsh1st Battalion of The Welsh Regiment
42nd Royal Highland (The Black Watch)1st Battalion of The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
43rd Monmouthshire Light Infantry1st Battalion of The Oxfordshire Light Infantry
44th East Essex1st Battalion of The Essex Regiment
45th Nottinghamshire (Sherwood Foresters)1st Battalion of The Sherwood Foresters (Derbyshire Regiment)
46th South Devonshire2nd Battalion of The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
47tn Lancashire1st Battalion of The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
48th Northamptonshire1st Battalion of The Northamptonshire Regiment
49th (Hertfordshire) Princess Charlotte of Wales's1st Battalion of Princess Charlotte of Wales's Berkshire Regiment
50th Queen's Own1st Battalion of The Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)
51st (2nd Yorkshire) West Riding, King's Own Light Infantry1st Battalion of The King's Light Infantry (South Yorkshire Regiment)
52nd Oxfordshire Light Infantry2nd Battalion of The Oxfordshire Light Infantry
53rd Shropshire1st Battalion of The King's Light Infantry (Shropshire Regiment)
54th West Norfolk2nd Battalion of The Dorsetshire Regiment
55th Westmoreland2nd Battalion of The Border Regiment
56th West Essex2nd Battalion of The Essex Regiment
57th West Middlesex1st Battalion of The Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment)
58th Rutlandshire2nd Battalion of The Northamptonshire Regiment
59th 2nd Nottinghamshire2nd Battalion of The East Lancashire Regiment
60th King's Royal Rifle CorpsThe King's Royal Rifle Corps
61st South Gloucestershire2nd Battalion of The Gloucestershire Regiment
62nd Wiltshire1st Battalion of The Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment)
63rd West Suffolk1st Battalion of The Manchester Regiment
64th 2nd Staffordshire1st Battalion of The Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment)
65th 2nd Yorkshire, North Riding1st Battalion of The York and Lancaster Regiment
66th Berkshire2nd Battalion of Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Berkshire Regiment)
67th South Hampshire2nd Battalion of The Hampshire Regiment
68th Durham Light Infantry1st Battalion of The Durham Light Infantry
69th South Lincolnshire2nd Battalion of The Welsh Regiment
70th Surrey2nd Battalion of The East Surrey Regiment
71st Highland Light Infantry1st Battalion of The Highland Light Infantry
72nd Duke of Albany's Own Highlanders1st Battalion of Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs)
73rd Perthshire2nd Battalion of The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
74th Highlanders2nd Battalion of The Highland Light Infantry
75th Stirlingshire1st Battalion of The Gordon Highlanders
76th2nd Battalion of The Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)
77th (East Middlesex) Duke of Cambridge's Own2nd Battalion of The Duke of Cambridge's Own Middlesex Regiment)
78th Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs)2nd Battalion of Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs)
79th Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders1st Battalion of The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders
80th Staffordshire Volunteers2nd Battalion of the South Staffordshire Regiment
81st Royal Lincoln Volunteers2nd Battalion of The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment [Regiment)
82nd Prince of Wales's Volunteers2nd Battalion of The Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire
83rd County of Dublin1st Battalion of The Loyal Irish Rifles
84th York and Lancaster2nd Battalion of The York and Lancaster Regiment
85th (Bucks Volunteers) King's Light Infantry2nd Battalion of The King's Light Infantry (Shropshire Regiment)
86th Royal County Down2nd Battalion of The Royal Irish Rifles
87th Royal Irish Fusiliers1st battalion of Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers)
88th Connaught Rangers1st Battalion of The Connaught Rangers
89th Princess Victoria's2nd Battalion of Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers)
90th (Perthshire Volunteers) Light Infantry2nd Battalion of The Cameronians (Scotch Rifles)
91st Princess Louise's Argyllshire Highlanders1st Battalion of Princess Louise's (Sutherland and Argyll Highlanders)
92nd Gordon Highlanders2nd Battalion of Princess Louise's (Sutherland and Argyll Highlanders)
93rd Sutherland Highlanders2nd Battalion of The Connaught Rangers
94th2nd Battaiion of The Sherwood Foresters (Derbyshire Regiment)
95th Derbyshire2nd Battalion of The Gordon Highlanders
96th2nd Battalion of The Manchester Regiment
97th Earl of Ulster's2nd Battalion of The Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)
98th Prince of Wales's2nd Battalion of The Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment)
99th Duke of Edinburgh's 2nd Battalion of The Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment)
100th (or Prince of Wales's Royal Canadian) 1st Battalion of The Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment (Royal)
101st Royal Bengal Fusiliers1st Hattaiion of The Royal Munster Fusiliers [Canadians)
102nd Royal Madras Fusiliers 1st Battalion of The Royal Dublin Fusiliers
103rd Royal Bombay Fusiliers 2nd Battalion of The Royal Dublin Fusiliers
104th Bengal Fusiliers 2nd Battalion of The Royal Munster Fusiliers [Regiment
105th Madras Light Infantry 2nd Battalion of The King's Own Light Infantry (South Yorkshire)
106th Bombay Light Infantry 2nd Battalion of The Durham Light Infantry
107th Bengal Infantry 2nd Battalion of The Royal Sussex Regiment
108th Madras Infantry 2nd Battalion of The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers [Canadians)
109th Bombay Infantry 2nd Battalion of The Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment (Royal)
110th Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own)The Prince Consort's Own (Rifle Brigade)



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