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64th (2nd Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot

The 64th Regiment of Foot was an Infantry Regiment of the british Army. The Regiment was created in 1756 as the 2nd Battalion 11th Regiment of Foot redesignated as the 64th Regiment of Foot in 1758 and took a County Title as the 64th Regiment of Foot in 1782. Following the Cardwell reforms the Regiment amalgamated with the 98th Regiment of Foot in 1881 to become the Regiment of the Prince of Wales. In the new Regiment the 64th Foot became the 1st Battalion due to its Superiority over the 98th Foot.


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