Formerly the 73rd Regiment,
now the 71st Highland Light Infantry.
Raising of the Regiment—First Battalion in India—Perambaucum—Porto-Novo-—Cuddalore—
Number of Regiment changed to 7lst—War with Tippoo— Bangalore—Seringapatam—
Nundydroog — Savendroog—Ceylon—Home—Cape of Good Hope— Buenos Ayres—Home—Penmsula—Roleia—Vimeiro
— Corunna — Flushing — Sobral — Zibriera— Fuentes d’Onor— Albuera—Arroyo-de-Molinos
—Ciudad-Rodrigo—Badsjoz — Almarez — Salamanca—Alba-de- Tormes — Vittoria —
Pyrenees— Nive—St Fierre—Sauveterre—Orthes—Aire—Tarbes—
Chatham—Ireland—Sir Gordon Drummond becomes
Colonel—Quebec—Montreal—Inspected by Lord
Dalhousie—Kingston—Toronto—Major-General Sir Colin Halkett becomes
Colonel—Bermuda—Tartan Plaid Scarf restored—Edinburgh—Major-General Sir S.
T. Whittingham becomes Colonel—Lt. General Sir Thomas Reynell becomes
Colonel—Divided into two Battalions—Chichester—Canada—West Indies— Death
of Sir Thomas Reynell—Lt. General Sir Thomas Arbuthnot becomes Colonel—His
death— Lt. General Sir James Macdonell becomes Colonel— Dublin—The Queen’s
Visit (1849)—Canada—Ireland—Inspected by H.R.H. the Duke of Cambridge—New
Colours—Corfu—The Crimea—Malta India— Inspected by Lord Clyde—Cholera—Seslkote—Nowshera—Umbeylah
Pass—Chumla Valley—Delhi—Home—Edinburgh—Aldershot— Ireland—Inspected by
Lord Strathnairn—Gibralter —Death of Colonel the Hon. Charles Grey —Lt.
General Robert Law, K.H., appointed Colonel— His Services
— Buttevant — Malta — Fort St George.
Linked with 78th—Moves to Malta—Opinions of Generals Sir W. F. Williams
and Bissett as to the 71st—Colonel Sir Robert Law—Colonel the Hon. George
Cadogan—Inspection by Generals Elmhirst and Airey—Rumours of War—Moves to
Cyprus— Returns to Gibraltar — Inspection by General Anderson—Colonel
Dalrymple—Returns Home— Colonel Macdonell Retires — Linked with 74th under
the Territorial Scheme and Designation changed— Inspections by General
Macdonald— Moves to Curragh—Recovery of Pipe Banner lost at Buenos Apes in