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  The Probert Encyclopaedia - Weapons and Warfare (1-A)
The 109th (Bombay Infantry) Regiment of Foot was a British infantry regiment raised at Poona in 1853.
The 40th Regiment of Foot was a British infantry regiment raised in 1717 in Nova Scotia.
The 83rd (Co. Dublin) Regiment of Foot was a British infantry regiment raised in 1793 and known as 'Fitch's Grenadiers'.
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 24th Regiment of Foot - Uniform 1777
The recreated 24th has gone to great research to accurately reconstruct the uniform of the 24th as it was on General John Burgoyne's campaign to invade America from Canada in the year of 1777.
Not every aspect of the 24th's uniform can be recreated from original artifacts of the 24th as of yet, so we had to research common items to the 18th century British soldier.
The pattern for the suit of clothing was created from an original soldier coat of the Guards, The waist-belt is patterned after an original of the 21st who served along with the 24th in General Burgoyne's campaign as did the 62d in which the Cartridge pouch is patterned after.
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 The Probert Encyclopaediat
The 100th Regiment of Foot (Prince of Wales Royal Canadians) was a British infantry regiment raised in 1857 by Canadian gentlemen to serve in India.
The 64th (2nd Staffordshire) Regiment of Foot was a British army unit raised in 1756 to be the 2nd Battalion of the 11th Foot.
The 83rd (Co. Dublin) Regiment of Foot was a British infantry regiment raised in 1793 and known as 'Fitch's Grenadiers'.
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 Featured New York Postcards
The regiments in the American series are but a sampling of the American troops stationed at Fort Ticonderoga during the period between its capture by Ethan Allen, May 10, 1775 and the evacuation of the Fort by the Americans before General Sir John Burgoyne's great army in July, 1777.
Regiments in existence today do not always trace their heritage to regiments of the same number in the past.
The 27th Regiment was at Fort Ticonderoga in 1758 and 1759 and the 60th Regiment in 1758.
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 Assault of the Mûmakil
The role played by His Majesty's 24th Regiment of Foot (The South Wales Borderers) at the Battle of the Pelennor Fields during the War of the Ring has most certainly been overlooked by historians.There are reasons for this, which, however, will not be stated here.
The 24th helped to repulse the assault by Sauron on Minas Tirith during the battle, facing troops led by the Lord of the Nazgûl.
With the aid of the Rohirrim and the Dúnedain of the North, and the 24th, the armies of Gondor held the citadel and defeated Sauron's forces.
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The Regiment arrived on the St. Lawrence River in the beginning of June and landed near Montreal where it took part in the operations by which the invading American Rebels were driven from Canada.
Lieutenant Thomas Scott of the 24th Regiment of Foot was second-in-command.
William Johnson was an ensign in the 29th Regiment of Foot, Baron Alexander Sallans was commissioned an ensign in the 9th Regiment of Foot.
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 British Army in Bermuda from 1776 to 1977
The Regiment was in Bermuda in battalion strength from 1868 to 1870.
In 1820, the 71st was renamed the 71st Highland Regiment of Foot.
This is the regiment the First Battalion of which was virtually annihilated in 1841 at the Kyber Pass in Afghanistan after a disastrous retreat from Kabul.
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 RevWar--American Colonial Reenactment Units
The recreated 23rd regiment of Foot is proud to be the official American battalion of the Royal Welch Fusilers.
24th Regiment of Foot (USA) [BAR, BBG, BVMA]--On January 5, 1995, received permission from the Royal Regiment of Wales to recreate the regiment as it was in 1777.
Coy [BBG]--The re-created Third Regiment of Foot Guards (Scots Guards) is a non-profit corporation which is composed of volunteers dedicated to an authentic portrayal of certain aspects of 18th Century British Military life, in particular that of the Third Regiment of Foot Guards.
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On the 22nd January 1879, a force of approximately 10,000 Zulus attacked and over-ran the 1st and elements of the 2nd Battalion, 24th Regiment of Foot, at Isandhilwana.
This helmet is a close copy of those worn by the 24th Regiment of Foot during the Zulu War and at both the battles of Isandilwana and Rorke's Drift.
The white pith helmet is adorned with both the pressed brass spike and dome spike base and the brass 24th Regiment of Foot helmet plate.
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 East Essex Regiment (44th Foot)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
This regiment was formed in 1741 as Long's Regiment, then in 1751 it was numbered as the 44th Foot.
On 16th June the regiment arrived at Talienwhan Bay, near the entrance of the Gulf of Pecheli, where the troops were employed in digging wells.
The Regiment was still at Thyetmo in 1881, when it was designated the First Battalion, The Essex Regiment, under which title it served in the South African War (1899-1902).
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 22nd Regiment of Foot - 18th Century Reenacting
The 22nd Regiment of Foot was one of the British Infantry Regiments that served King George III against the Rebels in North America during the Revolutionary War.
The Regiment was raised in the town of Chester, England in 1689, and remains to this day part of Great Britain's Regular Army.
As Regiments moved from camp to camp during the Revolution, wives of the soldiers earned extra money by washing, mending and cleaning, or by selling food and spirits near the camps.
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 The South Wales Borderers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Regiment was part of the 5,000 British and Hessian force, under the command of Gen. John Burgoyne, that surrendered to the American rebels in the Saratoga Campaign and remained imprisoned until 1783.
The 24th Foot took part in the crossing of the Buffalo River on 11 January, entering Zululand.
The South Wales Borderers became the county regiment of Brecknockshire, Cardiganshire, Monmouthshire, Montgomeryshire, and Radnor.
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 GENUKI: Welsh Soldiers in the Zulu War
In 1873 the Twenty-Fourth Regiment, despite its Warwickshire connection, was allotted a 'brigade depot' at Brecon and henceforward drew increasingly for recruits upon the counties of Brecon, Cardigan, Monmouth and Radnor.
The 1-24th Regiment, the 2-24th Regiment, the Artillery, the Cape Mounted Police and the Cavalry had formed themselves into a square, with the chaplain, General Thesiger and all the staff officers in the centre, the drum constituting the pulpit....
On the 22nd of January when they cut our Regiment up, they took a large quantity of ammunition and rifles belonging to those that were killed and burnt the camp and all the stores of provisions and clothing and took the two 7-pounder guns and burnt the hospital and sick men.
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 The Relic Hunter - Vol. 34 February 2000
The footprints of British troops can be traced through the recovery of their buttons, such as these of the 34th, 9th, and 20th Regiments of Foot.
Enlisted men's pewter buttons of the 24th and 62nd Regiments of Foot were found along the route of General John Burgoyne's march on his way to the Battles of Saratoga in the fall of 1777.
As a young ensign with the 29th Regiment of Foot, Enys came to North America in the spring of 1776.
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 Regimental Indexes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Regiment of Foot took men from Edinburgh City and County, Linlithgow, Peebles, Berwickshire and Haddington.
This regiment took men for the Army of Reserve 1803 –1806 from the counties of Bedford, Buckingham, Cambridge, Hertford, Huntingdon, Leicester, Northampton and Oxford.
Regiment of Foot from the counties of Huntingdon, Leicester and Cambridge.
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 Education World® - *History : By Region : North America : USA : 18th Century : Wars : Revolutionary War : ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
24th Regiment of Foot in America Survey the historical resources used to recreate this regiment of the British infantry.
64th Regiment of Foot Group reenacts the military maneuvers of this British infantry regiment during the Revolutionary War.
His Majesty's 64th Regiment of Foot Dedicated to preserving the life and times of this regiment, which fought in the American Revolution.
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 Battle of Fallen Timbers/Officer Roster
British forces consisted of elements from the 24th Regiment of Foot, 5th Regiment of Foot, Royal Engineers, and the Royal Regiment of Artillery.
The American success at the "Foot of the Rapids" ended British control over the southern Lake Erie region by destroying the keystone of their policy--an Indian buffer state.
Military experience gained at the "Foot of the Rapids" victory and during the Fallen Timbers campaign gave veterans like William Henry Harrison strategic and tactical advantages to counter the British during the 1812 War.
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 Antique Guns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
All are guarded by a soldier of the 24th Regiment of Foot.
The Martini-Enfield is a Martini-Henry converted from the big-bore fl powder 577-450 cartridge to the smokeless "modern" 303.
Closeups of the 24th Regiment of Foot soldier and his tiny Martini-Henry.
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 Soldiers of the Queen - Lord Gifford VC
In 1874, at the age of 23, Gifford was a Lieutenant in the 2nd Battalion, 24th Foot (later the South Wales Borderers),
In 1876, Gifford left the 24th Foot, moving to the 57th Foot.
Gifford is pictured here as a Lieutenant of the 2nd Battalion, 24th Regiment of Foot in the uniform worn during the
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 The Relic Hunter - Volume 32 May 1998
Commanded by General Simon Fraser, the 24th Regiment of Foot was the advance corps of Burgoyne's army.
Engraved on its face was the Arabic numeral 24, evidence that the button had fallen from the coat of one of General Simon Fraser's officers of the 24th Regiment of Foot, which had been the advance corps of Burgoyne's army in 1777!
Two enlisted men's pewter buttons from the 24th Regiment were recovered in the same field where Gene had recovered his officer's button.
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 24th regiment of foot - Compare prices and check unbiased store ratings at yopster.co.uk
Serendipity For Queen and Country - The Zulu War Diary of Lieutenant Wilfred Heaton, 24th Regiment of Foot, 1879.
Tempus Publishing Ltd The South Wales Borderers, (24th Regiment of Foot) 1881-1969 (Archive Photographs: Images of Wales S.)
South Wales Borderers, (24th Regiment of Foot) 1881-1969, The
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In the afternoon of 2nd.October,1879,the l/24th.Regiment of Foot were disembarked and marched to their barracks at Gosport, during which they were enthusiastically welcomed by large crowds lining the route.
Regiment of Foot and, all those present at Rorke's Drift, Natal,on 22nd/23rd.January,1879,gave Britain and, in particular the British Army, a hero who will remain in history forever.
Regiment of Foot were,along with others at the defence of Rorke's Drift, heroes of a past age, but will be remembered forever.
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 'Operation Sealion' - was it possible - Page 467 - Armchair General Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Least we didn't give our forces silly names like the 24th Foot and weird things like that.
Like the 24th Foot is going to run from a battalion of 'fusiliers' or an 'Aufklarung' regiment.
24th Regiment Of Foot, meaning it's an infantry regiment, not a cavalry/arty/Dragoons (etc) one.
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There is a living history section that portray a company of the 24th Regiment of foot, Royal Engineers, an Army Surgeon, a Royal Artillery officer, Natal Volunteer Regiments and civilians..
A living history group portraying the 14th Royal Warwickshire Regiment "Birmingham Pals", which was formed once the city was given the go ahead to form their own battalions in 1914 and was finally sent to France in 1915.
On their site is a very useful page with Routine Bugle Calls for the Infantry and Mounted Infantry in Camp and Quarters that can be listened to.
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 69th Regiment of Foot
of the 24th Regiment of Foot on September 20, 1756.
In 1761, the 69th Regiment of Foot participated in the attack on
The 69th Regiment of Foot was granted the county
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 Inspiration for THE PRICE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Fighting day and night, the soldiers of B company, 2nd Battalion, 24th Regiment of Foot (The Warwickshires, later South Wales Borderers) withstood waves of Zulu attacks.
Sir Stanley presented the 24th of Foot as a Welsh unit sprinkled with some English instead of the actual opposite.
The soldiers of the 24th chose to hold the line instead of fleeing with everyone else.
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 Reenactment Groups - Armchair General Forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
I am in the Britsh 24th regiment of foot in the American Revoultion.
I was with the 84th Regiment of Foote, Royal Highland Emigrants, also Brant's Volunteers.
The past couple of months, I've been doing some serious investigation as to "Historical Treking" wherein one goes out into the woods with only the kit that a soldier would have had on his back.
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 Additional Links   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Third Regiment of Foot Guards (Scots Guards)
23rd Regiment of Foot Royal Welch Fusiliers, 1777, is based in the United Kingdom.
55th Regiment of Foot, Battalion Co'y, (NWTA) recreates a typical county regiment at the Battle of Long Island (1776)
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 Battle of Isandhlwana, Charles Fripp
Zulu War art print showing the 24th Regiment of Foot (South Wales Borderers) at the Battle of Isandhlwana during the Zulu War.
The force consisted of 1,600 British troops, mainly from the 1st and 2nd Battalions 24th Regiment, and 2,500 native soldiers.
Last stand of the 24th Regiment of Foot (South Wales Borderers) during the Zulu War, 22nd January 1879.
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