Officers of the 99th (Lanarkshire) Regiment in South Africa, 1868 (c)
Photograph, 1868 (c).
In 1865, the 99th Regiment moved to South Africa, where it stayed for four years. During its time there, it was reviewed by Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, the second son of Queen Victoria. This royal association culminated in 1874, when the regiment added 'Duke of Edinburgh's' to its title.
From an album of 24 photographs compiled by Ens A C Jenkins, 99th (Lanarkshire) Regiment of Foot, South Africa, 1867-1868 and England 1871 (c).
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study collection