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65th (2nd Yorkshire North Riding) Regiment of Foot.

1846 - 1865

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The Regiment
Known as (nickname)................................................... " The Royal Tigers"
Facings............................................................................ WHITE
Braided Lace.................................................................. Gold
Service in Australia ....................................................... Tasmania & Sydney
Deployment as............................................................... 23 Detachments of convict guards;
Commanding Officer......................................................Lieut. Colonel C. E. Gold
 

 
Surnames of the 2/65th Regiment soldiers who remained

 

Ships the 65th Regiment sailed on

 

Weapons used by the 2/65th Regiment
Representation of the 65th Regiment Uniform
This Regiment began its military term in 1765 in London but was know only as the 2nd Battalion of the 12th Foot Regiment.
The following is a history of many name changes.
1765..... 2nd Battalion of the 12th Foot Regiment.
1758.....65th Regiment of Foot
1782.....65th (2ndYorkshire North Riding) Regiment of Foot
1881.....1st Battalion of The York and Lancaster Regiment
Present.....1st Battalion of The York and Lancaster Regiment

THIS TABLET
WAS ERECTED BY THE SOLDIERS of H.M. 65TH REGIMENT
AS A MEMORIAL of The NEW ZEALANDERS WHO FELL IN THE
ACTIONS AT RANGIAOHIA ON THE 21st and 22nd FEBRUARY 1864
AND AT
ORAKAU ON THE 31st MARCH 1st AND 2nd APRIL 1864

I SAY UNTO YOU, LOVE YOUR ENEMIES.

 
References
Family Members, Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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Last revised: Thursday, 27 May 2010 08:14:39