88th Regiment of Foot (1779)

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88th Regiment of Foot
Active 12 October 1779 – 1783
Disbanded 1783
Country  Kingdom of Great Britain (1777–1800)
Branch  British Army
Type Infantry
Commanders
Colonel Thomas Keating

The 88th Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment in the British Army from 1779 to 1783, formed to help protect the West Indies during the American Revolutionary War.[1]

It was raised in Worcestershire under Colonel Thomas Keating and saw service in Jamaica. It was disbanded in England in 1783 at the end of the war.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "88th Regiment of Foot". regiments.org. Retrieved 1 August 2017.