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The 39th Regiment of Foot and 1st Battalion The Dorsetshire Regiment Empire and New Worlds

This section of the website is still under contruction but read the stories of some of the men who served in the 39th Regiment of Foot and the 1st Battalion the Dorset Regiment 1815-1899.

Major General Thomas Dixon who served in the 39th Regiment of Foot during the Victorian era.

Colonel Marmaduke George Nixon, 39th Regiment of Foot 1814 - 1864, who was killed in New Zealand commanding the Colonial Volunteer Forces in the Waikato War

General William Munro C.B  Soldier and Plantsman of the 39th Regiment of Foot

Private Samuel Vickery VC 1st Battalion The Dorsetshire Regiment

Colour Sergeant Thomas Knightley who served in the 1st Batatlion Dorsetshire Regiment from 1894-1912 (including Tirah), and who fought with the Devonshire Regiment in World War 1