Grenadier Company 42nd (Highland) Regt of Foot, 8 Advancing
Item Number: 615
Grenadier Company 42nd (Highland) Regiment of Foot Set. In the year 1739, the six-independent companies of the Highland Watch, along with four newly raised companies, were incorporated into a Regiment of Foot under John, the Earl of Crawford. This Regiment was originally numbered the 43rd Highland Regiment, but was renumbered as the 42nd in 1749.