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  Regiments of the British Army: Overview
Snapshots of the British Army, in the form of rolls of regiments at various periods in the Army's history, serve to illustrate the evolving continuity and heritage of the regimental system that has been described as both the envy and puzzlement of the rest of the world.
Most the regiments raised for King William's war were disbanded by 1698, and when he died in 1702 he was beginning to rebuild the army to meet the French challenge in the War of the Spanish Succession.
Two regiments commanded by colonels Howard were distinguished as the Buff Howards and the Green Howards from the colour of their facings, and the units eventually came to be officially known as The Buffs and The Green Howards.
www.regiments.org /regiments/uk/lists/bargts.htm   (4006 words)

  History of the British Army - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The British Army was involved in some comparatively obscure theatres of the war such as the symbolic contribution of the South Wales Borderers in support of Japanese forces in the capture of the German port of Tsingtao in China in 1914.
The British Army was heavily engaged in the Mediterranean, Middle East and Mesopotamia throughout the war, mainly against the Ottoman Empire.
By the mid-1930s, mechanisation in the British Army was gaining momentum and on 4 April 1939, with the mechanisation process nearing completion, the Royal Armoured Corps was formed to administer the cavalry regiments and Royal Tank Regiment (with the exception of the Household Cavalry).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_the_British_Army   (10487 words)

 The British Army - Bibliography
For the student of the British army in the American Revolution, the chief value of the Admiralty Papers lies in the data which they contain regarding the transportation and convoying of troops and supplies from England to America.
Regiments are often referred to in the documents not by number but by the name of the colonel.
Hadden was an officer of the artillery in Burgoyne's army in 1777.
www.americanrevolution.org /britisharmy8.html   (5029 words)

 British Army   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Before the Civil War, the army was raised as required by the King, who would warrant gentlemen to raise companies, this being a direct throwback to the feudal concept of fief where a lord had to raise a certain quota of knights, men at arms and yeomanry.
The British Army is currently serving in Northern Ireland in the 'military aid to the civil authorities' capacity.
British forces were part of the spearhead group that initiated actions in Afghanistan that was implemented in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001.
www.mywiseowl.com /articles/British_Army   (1786 words)

 Resource Discovery Pages - BRITISH ARMY LISTS, 1642- ENGLAND AND WALES
Unofficial lists of the militia were published by J. Almon and later by J. Debrett between 1778 and 1781, under the title, "A List of the Officers of the Militia of England and Wales".
A List of the Officers of the Gentlemen and the Yeomanry cavalry, and Volunteer Infantry of the United Kingdom.
Lists of the Militia were added in 1854, the Indian Army in 1862, Yeomanry in 1881 and the Special Reserve and Territorial Force in 1909.
www.bl.uk /collections/social/srvlst1a.html   (2073 words)

This list represents the Irish cavalry regiments (or those with Irish connections) of the British army for the period 1881-1900 although it is possible that with some of these the Irish connection was more historic than real.
In 1881 the infantry regiments were restructured, most of the single battalion regiments numbered above 25 were paired up to become two battalion regiments, most of the Irish regiments also had three militia regiments affiliated as the 3rd 4th and 5th battalions (the exception to this were the two rifle regiments).
This regiment was originally raised in New York and Philadelphia (1755) as the 62nd Royal American Regiment of Foot, it was renumbered 60th in 1757 (the regiment was in the West Indies during the American war of Independence).
www.sci.net.au /mgrogan/cork/regiment.htm   (1967 words)

 British Army - Pictures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The British Army is the land armed forces element of the United Kingdom.
The British Army is widely regarded as one of the best trained and best led in the world, and has a long record of achieving excellent results.
It should be noted that many achievements sometimes credited to the British Army were actually the result of substantial (or in some cases complete) Dominion or Imperial effort.
www.greatestinfo.org /British_Army   (1805 words)

 Regiment - Enpsychlopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Veteran federal regiments commonly experienced a steady decline in strength as the federal (unlike the Confederate) practice was to organize new regiments rather than rebuild old units.
Because of their permanent nature, many regiments have long histories, often going back for centuries; the oldest British regiment still in existence is the Honourable Artillery Company, established in 1537, while the Royal Scots, formed in 1633, is the oldest infantry regiment.
In those armies where the system exists, non-infantry managers frequently criticize as "parochial" the competing loyalties and jealousies of different regiments, and question whether it is healthy to develop soldiers so loyal to their regiment rather than to the overall bureaucracy.
www.grohol.com /psypsych/Regiments   (1859 words)

 History of the Bugle Horn
In the Regular Army the lace and badges would be gold and gilt respectively, whilst the Militia and 'Volunteers were to wear silver lace and silver badges.
With the formation of County Regiments in 1881, certain of the Militia and Volunteer Battalion badges were introduced into the new Regular County Regiments in order to give the former numbered Regiments of Foot some 'Territorial' tradition and gradually white metal badges appeared in the Regular Battalions.
In the Royal Regiments the cords are in blue and in the remaining Regiments in green.
www.army.mod.uk /lightinfantry/history_traditions/dress_drill_customs_traditions/regimental_dress/the_bugle_horn.htm   (1091 words)

 British Army Ancestors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The British Army were involved in numerous campaigns on a "Global Scale" (as we say today), and many of the troops elected to settle in the areas that their Regiment happened to be serving in when their time of service expired.
Now whether you appreciate the British Army or not, the one thing that they were quite good at was maintaining records of one type or another, and the closer you get to the 20th century, the better the records get.
Regiments associated with Northern Ireland remained in the British Army.
www.the-dicksons.org /army_ancestors.htm   (825 words)

 Fort Leavenworth, KS • History
The 10th Cavalry Regiment was formed at Fort Leavenworth under the command of Col. Benjamin H. Grierson.
The community's pride in its history of service to the Army and the nation is matched by its readiness to meet the challenges of the future.
The Frontier Army Museum at Fort Leavenworth preserves and interprets the material culture of the U.S. Army during the period of frontier duty in the 19th Century.
garrison.leavenworth.army.mil /sites/about/history.asp   (1580 words)

 Books on WW2 British and Commonwealth Uniforms and Equipment
The importance of the British Army's contribution to World War II - and of World War II in the history of the British Army - is impossible to overstate.
British troops were withdrawn in 1871 following Confederation, leaving the defence of Canada entirely in the hands of her own people.
Both had existed as separate regiments even before their official incorporation into the British Army and on the face of it, this seemed a highly improbable union, Being separated both geographically and historically - they had never even served together in the same theatre.
www.reenactor.net /ww2/ww2_readlist-3brit.html   (1476 words)

 British Army Roll of Regiments 1881
Units are listed in order of precedence as of July 1881.
Pre-1881 infantry regiment numbers are shown in the right margin.
The Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment)
www.regiments.org /regiments/uk/lists/ba1881.htm   (74 words)

 Regimental Histories
An Alphabetical List of the Officers of the Ninety-Fourth Regiment "Scotch Brigade" From 1800 - 1869.
The list is by regiments and gives the nature of the casualty, date and battle in which incurred: Moodkee, Ferozeshuhur, Aliwal or Sobraon.
These instructions were for the British Army in India as well as for the Indian Army and cover every aspect of dress for both officers and men, general dress and regimental dress, dress for personal appointments (eg equerry, ADC), instructions for wearing decorations and much more.
www.war-art.com /regimental_histories.htm   (8250 words)

 AMS History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
In 1815, after Waterloo, the Army Medical Department underwent great reorganisation under Sir James McGrigor but it would be forty years before the British Army was called on again to fight a war of such a large scale, the Crimean War and unfortunately by then the lessons learnt after Waterloo had been forgotten.
Century saw the RAMC serving during all the wars and campaigns that the British Army was committed to and gaining high honours and awards as they did so.
Each regiment of cavalry had a veterinary officer and he took new skills to the regiments allowing the care of the horses to progress beyond the skills of the regimental farrier.
www.army.mod.uk /medical/ams_museum/index2.htm   (1417 words)

 Lists   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
This is a list of reference tables, similar to the collection of reference tables found at the back of almanacs, dictionaries and encyclopedias (or an index of them, if they're scattered throughout the work).
List of Regiments of the British Indian Army (1903)
List of Regiments of the British Indian Army (1922)
art.abcworld.net /Lists   (1005 words)

Century have the recipient's name and regiment engraved or impressed on the rim of the medal and serve to give a researcher a starting point to create a biography of an individual soldier.
List of the Regiments and Corps of the British Army in 1800.
List of the Regiments and Corps of the British Army in 1881.
www.members.dca.net /fbl/index.html   (702 words)

 British Participation
British Headquarters Maps and Sketches Used by Sir Henry Clinton While In Command of the British Forces Operating in North America.
The British in Boston Being the Diary of Lieutenant John Barker of the King's Own Regiment from November 15, 1774 to May 31, 1776.
Bryant, G. "The East Indian Company and the British Army: The Crisis at Madras in 1783." Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research, 62 (Spring 1984), pp.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/reference/revbib/britp.htm   (4933 words)

 The U.S. Army Professional Writing Collection
The modern Army War College curriculum is the product of thirty years of development, the impact of withdrawal from Vietnam, the reconstruction of the ground forces that followed, and the success achieved by this "new model army" in the first Gulf War.
The purpose of the SCE is to develop strategic leaders in two ways: by integrating and applying knowledge acquired during the academic year, using exercises, automation, and simulations to enhance the experiential learning process; and by pursuing mastery of the strategic and operational art within the framework of crisis-action planning and execution.
The Army War College is fortunate to have both a civilian professor of ethics and an Army chaplain on the faculty.
www.army.mil /professionalwriting/volumes/volume2/february_2004/2_04_3.html   (5917 words)

The Army Medical Corps came into existence as a homogeneous corps of officers and men on the pattern of the Royal Army Medical Corps on 03 Apr 1943 by the amalgamation of the Indian Medical Service, the Indian Medical Department and the Indian Hospital Corps.
In 1903, the Army Bearer Corps was re-organised into 10 Division Companies and the duties of these Companies in war were to carry stretchers and doolies, and in peace for general work in hospital.
Army Medical Corps Centre, Lucknow was formed as a result of amalgamation of AMC Centre (North) with AMC Centre (South) in 1957.
indianarmy.nic.in /aramc1.html   (3138 words)

 Cyndi's List - U.K. - Military
A mailing list to help those who are researching the genealogy and service records of family members who served in the armed services during World War II (1939-1945) and the history of the units and organizations in which they served.
Genealogy of the Regiments of the British Army: Cavalry 
List of 172 deserters from this British Regiment, mostly from the War of 1812, that would have settled in the US.
www.cyndislist.com /miluk.htm   (4545 words)

 Disbanded and Non-Active Regiments
Firstly in the Twentieth Century there have been two major re-organisations of the British Army - both of these were intended to reduce the manpower of the British Army, as a more technical army did not need so many men.
Century this practise was replaced by the regiments being numbered, as shown in the table.
The regiment had strong Douglas family connections, the Marquis of Douglas' son being the Earl of Angus, the first Colonel of the Regiment.
members.ozemail.com.au /~clday/disbanded.htm   (639 words)

 Microform list
The topics of correspondence ranged from the conduct of the Civil War, the organization and strength of the Army, procurement of arms and ammunition, Indian Affairs, and the assignment and activities of Army personnel.
List is arranged first by source then by a combination of location and topic.
Orders and Circulars Issued by the Army of the Potomac and the Army and Department of Northern Virginia, C.S.A. Ten volumes of orders and circulars issued by the Army of the Potomac and the Army and Department of Northern Virginia, C.S.A. The records are part of the War Department Collection of Confederate Records.
www-cgsc.army.mil /carl/resources/microform.asp   (9752 words)

 British Battles - analysing and documenting British Battles from the previous centuries
The Battle of the Nile: Nelson's famous victory over the French fleet on 1st August 1798, leaving Napoleon stranded with his army in Egypt.
The First Afghan War (1839 to 1842) in which Britain suffered the humiliation of a British and Indian force massacred by Afghan tribesmen as they struggled to reach India from Kabul and saw an Army of Retribution exact revenge.
We are currently working on, or planning: The Indian Mutiny, the Sikh Wars, the War of 1812, the War of the Spanish Succession (the Duke of Marlborough) and the Hundred Years War.
www.britishbattles.com /index.htm   (462 words)

 Alderney and The British Army
British Regiments in Alderney: from a manuscript in the Alderney Museum - courtesy of the Alderney Society
From a recent posting by Iain Kerr at soc.genealogy.britain and the GENBRIT Mailing List (gatewayed with the soc.genealogy.britain newsgroup for the discussion of genealogy in Great Britain and the Islands).
The Invalids and later the Veteran's Battalions were separate regiments manned with volunteers who had been previously discharged from regular service on account of wounds, age or illness.
user.itl.net /~glen/aldarmy.html   (697 words)

 Palmer Family British Military Careers
According to the Army List, in 1810 he was 542 of 764, in 1811 he was 392 of 748, in 1812 he was 213 of 759, and finally in 1813 he was 176 out of 755.
Slavery is abolished in the British colonies and the slaves are emancipated.
A Register of the Regiments and Corps of the British Army: The Ancestry of the Regiments and Corps of the Regular Establishment.
mcguinnessfamily.org /palmer-military.htm   (7798 words)

 Roll of Honour - Links - Links to external web sites
His speciality is the Siege and Relief of Ladysmith and during the 14 years that he lived in Ladysmith he researched the subject of the siege in depth.
A 'by product' of that research was the compilation of a list of casualties commencing from the start of hostilities to the lifting of the siege on 2nd march 1900.
This list of some 13000 names includes all the names that he came across during the reading of hundreds of books, dairies and letters and in the case of the deaths, how they died/where they were buried/memorials and much more information.
www.roll-of-honour.com /Links   (906 words)

 Osprey - 'Out of Print' books now available
The British Army in the 1980s (Elite 14)
The Armies of Bolivar and San Martin (Men-at-Arms 232)
The British Troops in the Indian Mutiny 1857–59
www.ospreypublishing.com /content2.php/cid=260   (279 words)

 Index of the Regiments and Corps of British Army.
Index of the Regiments and Corps of British Army.
and lists of British Army Regiments and Corps in :
Bold face links indicate "added value" such as lists of battle honours, lists of colonels, etc. has been completed on the regimental page.
www.burmastar.org.uk /tfmills3.htm   (393 words)

 Historic British Military Newspaper Headlines: UK Genealogy & History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Genealogy of the Regiments of the British Army
You can read about movements of armies or regimental news, adventures and misadventures in Colonial times, and more.
ERSKINE of the Worcester Regiment Marries Miss DRAPER of Dublin, Ireland, 1886
theoldentimes.com /uk_military_news.html   (505 words)

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