The 40th (the 2nd Somersetshire) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army, raised in 1717 in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. Under the Childers Reforms it amalgamated with the 82nd Regiment of Foot (Prince of Wales's Volunteers) to form the Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) in 1881.

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  • The 40th (the 2nd Somersetshire) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army, raised in 1717 in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. Under the Childers Reforms it amalgamated with the 82nd Regiment of Foot (Prince of Wales's Volunteers) to form the Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) in 1881. (en)
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  • Light Buff Facings, Gold Braided Lace (en)
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  • One battalion (2 battalions 1799-1802, 1804-1816)
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  • Officer's Cap Badge 40th Regiment of Foot c.1830 (en)
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  • "The Excellers", "The Fighting Fortieth" (en)
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  • The 40th (the 2nd Somersetshire) Regiment of Foot was an infantry regiment of the British Army, raised in 1717 in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia. Under the Childers Reforms it amalgamated with the 82nd Regiment of Foot (Prince of Wales's Volunteers) to form the Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) in 1881. (en)
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  • 40th (the 2nd Somersetshire) Regiment of Foot (en)
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  • "The Excellers", "The Fighting Fortieth" (en)
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