Essex Regiment & Essex Militia History

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Colonels of the 56th (West Essex) Regiment of Foot

1755-1761 Major General Lord Charles Manners

1761-1765 Lieut General the Hon William Keppel

1765-1766 Lieut General James Durrand

1766-1795 General Hunt Walsh

1795-1797 FM Sir Samuel Hulse

1797-1818 General the Hon Chapple Norton

1818-1827 General Sir John Murray

1827-1832 Lieut General Lord Aylmer KCB

1832-1842 Lieut General Sir Hudson Lowe KCB GCMG

1842-1859 Lieut General the Earl of Westmorland KCB GCH

1859-1860 Lieut General John Home

1860 General H W Breton

 

Source The Essex Regiment vol 2 by John wm Burrows