Fonds F760 - 97th Regiment of Foot fonds

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97th Regiment of Foot fonds

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  • 1870-1882 (Creation)
    Great Britain. Army. Regiment of Foot, 97th

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0.04 m of textual records

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On 25th March 1824 the 97th of Foot, or the Earl of Ulster's Regiment, was raised at Winchester, in due course it was to become known as the 2nd Battalion of The Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment. It went overseas in 1825 and served in Ceylon, Corfu, Halifax (Nova Scotia) and Greece.

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The fonds consists of an army canteen letterbook of the 97th Regiment.

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  • English

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Public domain

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No further accruals are expected

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  • Shelf: 3101