07 February 2009

5th Regiment of Foot "Robertson"

Golden yellow facings, white metal buttons and white hat lace.

Formed on 01 June 1711 by recruitment in Wales, Scotland and northern England. Service in the Kimberlies, the Eastern Marches (present at Port McQuarie), the Darwin Rebellion of 1728 and the Dead Heart. Served in Borneo (Tarakan) but saw no action. Brigaded with the 7th REGT of Foot. Garrison: Kunnanurra.

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