92nd Regiment of Foot (Donegal Light Infantry)

The 92nd Regiment of Foot (Donegal Light Infantry) (1760–1763) was a short-lived infantry regiment in the British Army which was raised in Ireland in 1760 by the Earl of Ross at his own expense to help counter the Spanish Invasion of Portugal of 1762, an offshoot of the Seven Years' War.[1]

92nd Regiment of Foot (Donegal Light Infantry)
Active1760–1763
Country Kingdom of Great Britain (1707–1800)
Branch British Army
TypeInfantry
Commanders
Colonel of
the Regiment
Gen. Sir Ralph Gore, 1st Earl of Ross

The colonel-commandant of the regiment was General Sir Ralph Gore, 1st Earl of Ross himself.

After being posted to the Iberian Peninsula in 1762, the regiment was disbanded in England following the Treaty of Paris in 1763.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "92nd Regiment of Foot". regiments.org. Archived from the original on 2007-10-16. Retrieved 2018-09-27.