Highlights from Early History
Early History – The French Revolutionary Wars
Raised by Alexander, 4th Duke of Gordon, in the spring of 1794, The Gordon Highlanders were originally known as the 100th Regiment of Foot. Renumbered the 92nd four years later, the Regiment went on to see extensive action during the war against revolutionary France.
From the Netherlands, Egypt, Denmark and the Peninsular War through to the Battle of Waterloo in June 1815, The Gordon Highlanders established a reputation as one of the most effective and dependable regiments in the British Army.