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100th (Prince of Wales's Royal Canadian) Regiment of Foot

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Country  United Kingdom
Type  Line Infantry
Size  One battalion
Branch  Army
Role  Light Infantry
Active  (1804 as 100th) 1858 to 1881.

The 100th (Prince of Wales's Royal Canadian) Regiment of Foot was raised in Canada in 1858 to serve in India as a Regular regiment. It was named after Prince Albert Edward, the future King Edward VII.

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In 1875 it was considered the successor to the 100th Regiment of Foot (Prince Regent's County of Dublin Regiment), which had served in Canada, and received its Battle Honour of Niagara.

In 1881 it was joined with the 109th Regiment of Foot (Bombay Infantry) to form The Prince of Wales's Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians).

Battle honours

Battle honours won by the regiment were:

  • Niagara (awarded in 1815 to 100th Regiment of Foot (Prince Regent's County of Dublin Regiment) and regranted to 100th (Prince of Wales's Royal Canadian) Regiment of Foot in 1875).
  • Colonels of the Regiment

    Colonels of the Regiment were:

    100th Regiment of Foot
  • 1805–?1818: Brig. Sir Frederick John Falkiner, Bt.
  • disbanded 1818
  • 100th (or Prince of Wales's Royal Canadian) Regiment of Foot
  • 1858–1862: Gen. Henry Dundas, 3rd Viscount Melville, GCB
  • 1862–1872: Lt-Gen. Sir Edward Macarthur, KCB
  • 1872: Maj-Gen. Charles Rochfort Scott
  • 1872–1881: Gen. Hon. Sir Alexander Hamilton-Gordon, KCB
  • References

    100th (Prince of Wales's Royal Canadian) Regiment of Foot Wikipedia


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