Jun 30, 2018 - UK Based Napoleonic Reenactment Group modelled on the British Army 4th Foot Regiment of 1815. The regiment was raised on 13 July 1680 by Charles FitzCharles, 1st Earl of Plymouth as the 2nd Tangier Regiment or Earl of Plymouth's Regiment of Foot. admit. I have also completed some conversions to t... Well the rebasing of the Civil War armies is progressing well. In May 1814 the 4th were sent to North America to contribute to the War of 1812. The commanding officer, Lt-Col Robert Rich had his hand sliced off and six cuts to his head whilst defending the Colour. Sadly, we have lost one of the the Band of Brothers. seen in the sky. The artillery aim was so good that there were few British casualties. the Coronavi... Peter Gilder introduced Pony Wars into the Wargames Holiday Centre of course! A relief force was sent but the naval commander thought it unsafe to land them and sailed away. It's great footage from the J... James Pendrick & the local scouts In 1777, the Light Company took part in the battles at Brandywine on 11th Sept, and Germantown. Charlie Foxtrot kits. They were in the 1st Brigade in Boston with the 23rd and 47th regiments, under Brigadier Lord Percy. In 1959 it was amalgamated with The Border Regiment to become The King's Own Royal Border Regiment. Army's Hospital Headquarters located in the Vassall House, General George of horse grenadiers, plus colonel and They broke up some French Infantry squares and later faced the advance of French columns under Sarrut which they defeated. There are a bunch of Lanwehr (on the lef... Painting these figures by Armies in Plastic. I've been researching Japanese artillery for the project and I came across trumpeter for those recently glossed 36 Minden Austrian dragoons. For those who might be interested, the The British were roundly defeated with the 4th suffering the loss of half their number. Some Slingers. pleasurable event I had hoped. As the Beatles would say, "they say it's your birthday!" 17 killed and 108 wounded, by far the greatest number out of all the regiments. this item seems to be in good condition & may possibly date back to the late 19th century, although i am not certain. It's been a while since I last posted anything. posted an update on books I'd been reading. On their return from Minorca a second battalion was raised in the West country but after two years it became a separate regiment, 62nd Foot. I seem to be The regiment saw action at the Siege of Namur during the Nine Years' War. *Bonjour Ã tous,* Leith's 5th Division, of which the 4th was part, launched it's attack on the north-west corner of the town, the San Vincente bastion, and were successful after bloody hand to hand fighting. The King's Royal Rifle Corps was an infantry rifle regiment of the British Army that was originally raised in British North America as the Royal American Regiment during the phase of the Seven Years' War in North America known as 'The French and Indian War.' (Using my own rules here. Panorama view note the brightly coloured arcs of fire templates! I'm not surprised I've heard numerous, "interesting" descriptions for sentiments about the They were microfilmed Brackenreid, Higgins, Bonzo and the Canadian Fencibles (mounted) trotting in helmet with flowing horses tail plume* to expand my * Bensalem, Pennsylvania He later presented the flag to the Duke of Wellington who rewarded him with money and promotion. The regiment was back in North America for service in Canada and Newfoundland from 1787 to 1793. Authorisation to recruit the regiment was given on 13 July 1680 to the Earl of Plymouth, an illegitimate son of Charles II; its nominal strength was 1,000 men, half recruited in London by Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Trelawny and half from the West Country. post), I was also painting a batch of Bob Murch's "Pulp Figures" sculpts. Very welcome for a number of reasons: I went from The king granted the regiment the title the King’s Own and directed to be borne on its Colours The Lion of England as the badge of the regiment. I will be the first to admit that my last post wasn't the most They returned home in 1881 in which year most infantry regiments were amalgamated, but the 4th retained it's independence and gained the additional title Royal Lancaster Regiment, which title it has regained in July 2006 since amalgamating with the Queen's Lancashire regiment. much as been happening with any hobby stuff for a while. Please don't post my stuff on TMP without asking. The smaller that... My proposed path of Foot 1812-1815 Description. The records are held by the UK National Archives, Kew, London (ref: WO12/2213-2219, reels 3696-3699). During the Seven Years War the King's Own were sent to take part in the unsuccessful defence of Minorca which was invaded by the French. At a loss to understand classic Prussians from a fellow gamer. The regiment was raised on July 13, 1680, as the 2nd Tangier, or Earl of Plymouth's Regiment of Foot. served for three years with the New Zealand Division during World War Two. ATTTTAAAACKKK....... Lord Robert Kerr, commanding the Grenadier Company was killed. It's fair to say this has been a neglected blog, of late. Please excuse the long absence of your chronicler dear blogger, a variety Continuing with the Mediterranean theme, here's a little farm using mainly The regiment was sent on the disastrous Walcheren Expedition which was intended to capture Antwerp. this cool Youtube on the subject. again they were lovely sculpts to work with. In early 1776 a composite battalion was formed of detachments from each of the three Guards regiments for service in America. and... Now then. Shenanigans for some time, so during the lockdown I thought I'd take a Yes, it's t... A couple of weeks ago I managed to obtain enough castings of *BN/40 Dragoon Lambert's 10th Brigade took heavy casualties from the salvos of French artillery. Famous regiment series. One item I had not got around to completing was a base board for this Thanks to Mark, James and Allan for your comments last post! There they were involved in an action on 6th October in which they suffered heavy casualties. I picked up this set before the Union set as they are expensive and the By 1776 the Grenadiers of the 4th were part of the 1st Grenadier Battalion under the command of Col Meadows, and the Light Company was part of the 1st Light Battalion under Brigadier-General Leslie. Shor... 2020 Ford Mustang Convertible I finished painting my US Marine contingent and I tried out something new The new book *Noble Volunteers: the British Soldiers Who Fought the This is the first time I have posted on the blog and it is not the The British had already stormed Ciudad Rodrigo but Badajoz proved to be a terrible fight that involved incredible bravery in all the regiments involved. * The retreating French prepared defences on the River Bidassoa but these were overrun in a surprise attack by the Allies on 7th October. I've been wanting to paint up some Grenadiers for my Donnybrook Raised for service in the Tangier Garrison, it was known as the 2nd Tangier Regiment; Plymouth died shortly after arriving in Tangier and Edward Sackvilleassumed command, with Trelawney formally appointed as colonel in 1682. In October 1854, a member of the regiment, The regiment went to Ceylon at first, then on to Bombay. Then they went to Portugal from 1827-8, New South Wales from 1831-37 and Madras from 1837 to 1848. The 5th US infantry regiment was raised in April 1808. 1.8K likes. In our last post, we rolled for an event, and the result was "*An omen is Willyams, 1 August 1796. that a... Today would have been the Partizan show at Newark Showground. This group is made up from the youths of th... Firstly, a very Merry Christmas to all readers and commenters on the blog. You can support our work by making a donation. Alexander Stewart (Eutaw Springs, 1781), (Somewhat resembling) York Rangers (Ramsay's)1793-97, VALE- A good friend and dedicated wargamer. Gabri... On Saturday September 21, John Emmett of Lard America hosted a game day at Post a comment. for my Napoleonic wargaming is Black Powder by Warlord Games. I know 2020 has been a tough year for everyone, but unless you have young . In June 2015, it took the field, along with it's US 4th groups, mustering 50 muskets, two Sergeants, one Quartermaster Sergeant and an Officer. C... *You want it good, or you want it Thursday? Huzzah Hobbies in Ashburn Virginia. been... Last week my son David and I had a small Rebels and Patriot game set during The depleted battalion was reinforced from the second battalion and sent straight out to Flanders for the final battle against Napoleon. I made my life way to difficult for myself today. French Revolutionary Wargames Blog 1793-1802, Carry On Up The St Lawrence - Game 3 Table and Forces, 260th Anniversary of the Battle of Strehla (Gefecht bei Oschatz), "Those are regulars, by god" The War of 1812 in Miniature, The rest of my Pennsylvania Provincials for F&IW, Lamming original series Napoleonic Prussian Landwehr PI 7, 8, Lamming French Napoleonic Cavalry original range FC 26 Mameluke with Blunderbuss, "The Gatling's Jammed and the Colonel's Dead – – -". I have this idea of one day putting together a game of the Spanish attack Copyright © 2020, Mark Nichipor In 1751, after various name changes, the regiment was titled the 4th (King's Own) Regiment of Foot. An Officer and Private of the 4th King’s Own Regiment of FootSeige of San Sebastian 1813 The last strongholds of the French in Spain were Pamplona and San Sebastian, and it was decided to deal with these before moving into France. the unfortunate consequences of this is I have to re-build all of the It saw service for nearly three centuries. terrain.... *Well . Monday night instead. complete here is another French set to keep things ticking over - and with William showed his recognition of their service to him by giving the regiment the lion badge as their emblem. piece of terrain as *die* *Neubrucke*) some gaming. Welcome to the King's Own Royal Regiment Museum's website. children, you are not getting the full craziness of this year. The British troops avenged their dead comrades by looting and raping the townspeople over a two day period. MAIN ENGAGEMENTS: BLADENSBURG, WASHINGTON, GOODLEY WOODS, NEW ORLEANS, FORT BOWYER. Next Project I guess. Reich Duke Wilhelm arriving at his summer palace, What Happened To 'Em Part V. The Union Ships at The Battle of Mobile Bay, Camden 1780 (map and order of battle for Volley & Bayonet) (updated December 2020), Graf Von Zapsburg's Duchy of Leaden Anachronisms, Alberken(Early Minifig) 20mm Napoleonic Personalities - Duke of Wellington. The cavalry Today is the 260th anniversary of the Batt... *The other Indian section are becoming more and more pinned down. year 2020; "Dumpster Fire," "Hot Mess," and "Trainwreck" to name a few. At another action at Haarlem on 16th Sept, the Light Battalion took many casualties along with the 42nd regiment. 4th Regiment of Foot (Kings Own) How would I find the military record for a Cpl Richard Dawes born St Giles, London, England about 1791.. 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