43rd (Monmouthshire) Regiment of Foot Button


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Sponsors:
1812 History
Department of Canadian Heritage This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
Media Type:
Object
Description:
A British infantry regiment that was raised in 1751 and amalgamated with the 52nd (Oxfordshire) Regiment of Foot, to form the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry in 1881.

It is believed that this regiment participated in the Battle of New Orleans (December 1814- January 1815) during the War of 1812.
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Local identifier:
988.D.10.615
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.00012 Longitude: -79.24958
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Image courtesy of the Niagara Falls History Museum
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43rd (Monmouthshire) Regiment of Foot Button


A British infantry regiment that was raised in 1751 and amalgamated with the 52nd (Oxfordshire) Regiment of Foot, to form the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry in 1881.

It is believed that this regiment participated in the Battle of New Orleans (December 1814- January 1815) during the War of 1812.