74th Regiment of Foot

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The 74th Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army from 1758 to 1763.

It was formed from the 2nd Battalion of the 36th Regiment of Foot and saw garrison duty in Senegal and service in the West Indies during the Second Maroon War. They were disbanded in Jamaica in 1763.

Regimental Colonels[edit]

  • 1758–1761: Maj-Gen. Hon. Sharrington Talbot
  • 1761–1763: John Irwin


  • "74th Regiment of Foot". regiments.org. Archived from the original on 18 July 2006. Retrieved 4 September 2016.