ROYAL II. LIFEGRENADIERREGIMENT
The regiment traces its heritage to the cavaleryunits raised in the
1500:s in Östergötland. It later became Östgöta cavalery regiment. The first commander
was Hans Rothkirch. In 1791 the regiment became an infantryregiment with the name the
Lifegrenadierregiment. The honorary name was granted due to good performance in the
war 1788 - 1790. In 1816 the regiment was split into the I. Lifegrenadierregiment
and the II. Lifegrenadierregiment. The regiment was located in
Linköping. In 1925 the regiment was re-merged with the I.
Lifegrenadierregiment to form the Lifegrenadierregiment that finally was
dispanded in 1997.
The regiments color was red. The banner was very similar to the on
belonging to the I. Lifegrenadierregiment.
THE CROSSING OF THE BÄLT 1658
Never second best.