Death of Zachariah Tiffin, Colonel of 27th Regiment of Foot

Event
Tuesday, 29 August, 1702

He was appointed Colonel of one of the Inniskilling Regiments of Foot on 20 June 1689 and served with his regiment under William III in Ireland 1689-91, and in Flanders 1693-96. Tiffin commanded a brigade in Flanders in 1695 but was not promoted Brigadier-General until 1 June 1696. He accompanied his regiment to the West Indies (Antigua) in 1701, where he died on or about 29 August 1702.

He was succeeded on 29 August 1702 by Thomas Whetham, who had been a Major in Stanhope's (11th) Regiment of Foot.