74th Regiment of Foot (Invalids)

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The 74th Regiment of Foot (Invalids) was an infantry regiment of the British Army from 1762 to 1768.

It was originally raised as a regiment of invalids in March 1762, and numbered the 117th Foot; it was renumbered as the 74th the following year, and disbanded in 1768.[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Farmer, John S (1901). The Regimental Records of the British Army. A Historical Résumé Chronologically Arranged of Titles, Campaigns, Honours, Uniforms, Facings, Badges, Nicknames etc. London: Grant Richards. p. 192. 
  2. ^ Pollock, Arthur William Alsager (1851). Coulbourn's United Service Magazine, Volume 65. London: H Hurst. p. 555. Retrieved 16 October 2012. 
  3. ^ Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research. 66: 14. 1988.