Colonel Hon. William EGERTON
Colonel of the 36th Regiment of Foot (became 2nd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment in 1881)
Appointed Colonel on 11th July 1715 to 6th July 1719
This officer served with reputation in the wars of King William III. and of Queen Anne. He was promoted to the rank of Colonel in November 1711, appointed Colonel of the 36th Regiment of Foot on the 11th of July 1715, and on the 6th of July 1719 was removed to the 20th Regiment, which corps he commanded until he died on the 15th of July 1732.