07 February 2009

2nd Regiment of Foot "Melbourne"

Black facings, yellow metal buttons and yellow hat lace.

Formed on 15 March 1704 from volunteers recruited in Ireland, Wales and The United Provinces. Service in the Arukun, the Darwin Rebellion of 1728 and northern Germany (1st Battalion serving as Freikorps with Prussia). Brigaded with the 1st REGT of Foot. Garrison: Tindal.

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