Glengarry badge, other ranks, 59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot, 1874-1881
Brass badge with the regimental number, '59', within a wreath surmounted by a crown, with a scroll with the regimental title. 2nd Nottinghamshire', below.
The 59th (2nd Nottinghamshire) Regiment of Foot was originally raised as the 61st Regiment in 1755. It was renumbered as the 59th Regiment of Foot in 1756 and gained its county affiliation of Nottinghamshire in 1782. This badge dates to the period just before the Regiment's amalgamation with the 30th (Cambridgeshire) Regiment of Foot, to form the East Lancashire Regiment, in 1881.
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