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Excerpt from the Directory of Exhibits
Written and Compiled by G.J.P. Treacher and D.A. Webber.
From Nfld Naval and Military Musem 1962

[Contributed by Keith Brown]

Regular British and Provincial Regiments that served in Newfoundland

Years in Newfoundland

From To Regimental Number Regimental and Corps Titles when in Newfoundland
1694 1698
28th
Regiment of Foot (10 men)
1699 1699
2nd
Queen’s Regiment of Foot ( 10 men )
1717 1871
 
Royal Regiment of Artillery
1717 1871
 
Corps of Military Artificers ( R. E. )
1717 1764
40th
Regiment of Foot
1762 1762
1st
Royal Scots Regiment of Foot
1762 1762
22nd
Regiment of foot
1762 1762
42nd
Highland Regiment of Foot
1762 1762
60th
Royal Americans
1762 1764
45th
Regiment of Foot ( 2nd Marines )
1762 1762
77th
Highland Regiment of Foot
1762 1762
78th
Highland Regiment of Foot
1764 1776
59th
Regiment of Foot
1772 1774
49th
Regiment of Foot ( 6th Marines )
1776 1781
42nd
Royal Highland Regiment
1776 1776
65th
Regiment of Foot
1779 1783
 
The Newfoundland Volunteer Corps of Foot
1779 1783
71st
Regiment of Foot
1783 1787
37th
Regiment of Foot
1787 1800
4th
Kings Own Regiment of Foot
1793 1806
 
Royal Newfoundland Fencible Infantry
1794 1813
 
Royal Nova Scotian Fencible Infantry
1801 1804
66th
Regiment of Foot
1804 1814
 
St. John’s Volunteer Rangers
1808 1815
 
Royal Newfoundland Regiment ( Ex Nfld. Fencible )
1812 1813
103rd
Regiment of Foot
1816 1818
98th
Highland Regiment of Foot
1814 1815
93rd
Southerland Regiment
1818 1824
74th
Highland Regiment of Foot
1818 1871
 
Royal Corps Of Sappers and Miners
1824 1825
60th
Duke of York’s Rifle Corps and Light Infantry
1824 1841   The Newfoundland Veteran Companies
1841 1862   The Royal Newfoundland Companies ( Ex - Veteran )
1860 1871   Royal Newfoundland Volunteers
1862 1870   The Royal Canadian Rifles

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