Essex Regiment & Essex Militia History

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56th West Essex Regiment of Foot Timeline

1st Battalion of 56th West Essex
1755 Raised
1762 Havannah
1763 Home Service
1770 Gibraltar
1783 Home Service
1793 West Indies
1795 Home Service
1796 West Indies
1799 Home Service
1799 Holland
1799 Home Service
1805 India
1815 Mauritius
1826 Home Service
1831 West Indies
1842 Home Service
1846 Gibraltar
1851 Bermuda
1855 Home Service
1855 Crimea
1856 Home Service
1857 India
1866 Home Service
1871 India
1877 Aden
1878 Home Service
1880 Regiment becomes 2nd Battalion Essex Regiment
2nd Battalion of 56th West Essex
1804 2nd Battalion  raised
1807 India
1817 Home and then disbanded
3rd Battalion of 56th West Essex
1813 Raised
1813 Holland
1814 Home and disbanded
Reserve Battalion of 56th Essex
1846 Raised
1847 Gibraltar
  Disbanded and men incorporated with 1st Battalion