36th (Herefordshire) Regiment of Foot

The 36th (Herefordshire) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army, formed in 1701 and amalgamated into The Worcestershire Regiment in 1881. Its lineage is continued today by the Mercian Regiment.

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36th (Herefordshire) Regiment Of Foot - Facings, Battle Honours and Motto
... The facings worn on the red coats of the regimentwere green by 1742, when they were illustrated in A Representation of the Clothing of His Majesty’s ... of the Marching Regimentsof Foot where the facings were confirmed as green ... The 1751 warrant and subsequent regulations also set out the design of the colours of the regimentthe first or King's (or Queen's) colour being the grand union with the regimental number in the ...

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