History of the 24th

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Time Line (1689 - 1785):

8 March 1689 - Sir Edward Dering Bart receives a commission to raise a Regiment of Foot, Maidstone and Dartford.

June 1689 - Lichfield, Tamworth, Walsall and Worcester

July 1689 - Service in Ireland

December 1691 - Bridgwater, Glastonbury and Wells

May 1692  - Guildford

1 August 1692- September 1694  - War with France

September 1694- March 1695 - Maidstone, Essex, Suffolk and London

March 1695-March 1696  - War with France in Mediterranean

March 1696  - London, then Gloucestershire, Worcestershire and Herefordshire

1 June 1697- November 1697  - Belgium

November 1697 - 14 May 1700  - Ireland

14 May 1700 - 24 June 1713 - Flanders and the War of the Spanish Succession -Blenheim (1704), Ramillies (1706), Oudenarde (1708) and Malplaquet (1709).

28 August 1713 - September 1719  - Ireland

21 September 1719-11November 1719  - Vigo expedition

November 1719-April 1734  - Ireland

April 1734  - Dunstable, Woburn, Hitchin, Luton and Redburn

March 1735-April 1735  - Abingdon, Cirencester, Wallingford, Witney, Faringdon,Wantage and Highworth.

April 1735-June 1739  - Ireland

June 1739-October 1742  - West Indies- Cartegena, Jamaica

December 1742- February 1744  - Plymouth, Reading and Wolverhampton

February 1744- April 1744  - St Albans, Barnet, and Tower of London

April 1744- March 1746  - Cornwall, Devon and Somerset, Bristol, Plymouth, Newbury, Reading and the Tower of London

29 March 1746 - September 1749  - Fort William and Scotland

September 1749- August 1750  - Berwick, Newcastle and Carlisle

August 1750-May 1751  - Canterbury, Chatham and Dover

May 1751-May1752 - Exeter

June 1752-July 1756  - Minorca

August 1756 - Gibraltar 

May 1757-June 1757  - Leicester, Nottingham, Derbyshire, Amersham and the Isle of Wight

6 September 1757 - 1759 - St Malo and St Cast

October 1759-May 1760 - Dartford, Ipswich, Warley, Chelmsford

12 May 1760 - 1763 - Operations against the French, Warburg (l760),Vellinghausen (1761)

1764-1769 - Gibraltar

1769-April 1776 - Ireland

April 1776-1781 - Canada, America War for Independence, Saratoga (1777)

16 July 1781-1785 - Tamworth, Portsmouth, Winchester, Poole, New Forest, Dover, Berwick and Edinburgh



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