They were at the Alma, Inkerman, and the siege of Sevastopol where they suffered the cold and hunger in the trenches during the first winter of the war. Some Slingers. some gaming. Copyright: all images and text are copyrighted by Mark Nichipor . On the night of April 6th, four separate attacks were made on the breaches that had been made by artillery fire. It has been a while since I last posted. Tangier was abandoned in 1684 and … classic Prussians from a fellow gamer. Chose n'est pas coutume je vais faire un peu de publicitÃ© pour un ouvrage been... Last week my son David and I had a small Rebels and Patriot game set during The War of 1812 is a fascinating period and provides great opportunity for miniature war gamers. 4th Regiment of Foot (K ing’s Own) 1831-1837 This dataset generates a biographical profile of each member of the 4th regiment recorded on regimental muster books and pay lists as serving in Australia 1831-1837. 1715 became The King's Own Regiment of Foot; 1751 became 4th or the King's Own Regiment of Foot; 1867 became 4th (The King's Own Royal) Regiment of Foot; 1881 became The King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) 1959 amalgamated with The Border Regiment into the The King's Own Royal Border Regiment; 2006 amalgamated with the King’s Regiment, and the Queen’s Lancashire … Details about THE 4TH (THE KING'S OWN) REGIMENT OF FOOT OFFICER'S GILT BUTTON c1810 See original listing. The casualty figures show how bravely they fought before being forced back. It saw service for nearly three centuries. Total Allied losses were 3,700 men. A huge hoard of treasure was recovered from the fleeing enemy which enriched every soldier in the Allied army. I have dipped into them - very interesting and worth the money spent. 15mm Classical Indians (King Porus): Archers (4), North East View of Fort Louis in the Island of Martinique, 1794, 1st Battalion 2nd Chasseurs of The Old Guard, TERRAIN TIME II: BRIDGE TO NOWHERE (OR EVERYWHERE), Reviews of Noble Volunteers: the British Soldiers Who Fought the American Revolution, Perry Brothers Union Cavalry Horseholder and Confederate Officer, A bit of recycling: Islamic mangonels for the Crusades. 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. These two line regiments reinforced the Guards and Royal Dragoons but the 2nd Tangier Regiment arrived too late for the fight against the Moors. *While the Bengal Lancers come under a withering fire from the central The cavalry The regiment was back in North America for service in Canada and Newfoundland from 1787 to 1793. Alexander Stewart (Eutaw Springs, 1781), (Somewhat resembling) York Rangers (Ramsay's)1793-97, VALE- A good friend and dedicated wargamer. The 5th US infantry regiment was raised in April 1808. London: Leo Cooper 1972. The first engagement was at Falkirk, west of Edinburgh, where the British met the Jacobite force of more than 6,000 on 17th Jan 1746. An assault on 25th July had failed so another attempt was made on 22nd August on the arrival of an efficient battering train and a unit of sappers and miners. 4th (King's Own) Regiment of Foot reskin, reskins the 33rd and coldstream guards into 4th RoF centre company and grenadiers. this item seems to be in good condition & may possibly date back to the late 19th century, although i am not certain. I haven't managed to get as many games in as I might have liked recently, battle. spayed so needs the Mem’s TLC and I had the dubious honour of getting tea For this action they gained a battle honour because the whole regiment was involved. Post a comment. The 4th (King's Own) Regiment of Foot. you're Hessian - but this year we're ready for you Mr Washington! You can support our work by making a donation. In this latter name the Regiment adopted in 1874 a badge of a figure 4 surrounded by an oval belt circlet inscribed KING'S OWN ROYAL REGIMENT, surmounting which was a royal lion statant guardant. I’ve managed was hanging out with my friend Dan Foley for a while on the The first regiment later became the 2nd Queen's Royal Regiment of Foot and the second regiment later became the 4th King's Own. Well it's been a long time since I started the blog. The regiment saw action at the Siege of Namur during the Nine Years' War. & Qrmr., from Battalion Records and his personal Diary. pos... Alexander Smith was appointed Lieutenant Colonel of the 3rd Foot (The piece of terrain as *die* *Neubrucke*) here. I decided on a scenario involving Hondo Ohnaka, the figure of whic... *The company (or is it troop?) In my second gaming session of the week, I participated in a remote battle Please excuse the long absence of your chronicler dear blogger, a variety busy. It's been a while since I last posted anything. Then they went to Portugal from 1827-8, New South Wales from 1831-37 and Madras from 1837 to 1848. Charles's brother James was still Duke of York when the regiment came under the patronage of his wife the Duchess of York and Albany, but that title only lasted until the following year when he became James II and the regiment was titled the Queen's. Well the last month has wizzed by but I have not been idle. ; being a Record of the 1/5th Battalion The King's Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) in the European War 1914-1918. 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.' We visited the battlefield in 1985 and I have wanted to recreate t... Diorama of the North Bridge Fight at the Concord Museum. The men fixed bayonets and were ordered to lunge at the Highlander on their right rather than the man approaching their front. Let me now bring us back to Hanover, August 1757, when We are very excited to launch *Donnybrook at Sea*! In 1710 the regiment reverted to a normal infantry role and were sent to Canada the following year for the failed attempt on Quebec. Next Project I guess. They were split into small detachments to serve on ships but fought at Malaga in August 1704 and the capture of Gibraltar in 1704/5, gaining a second battle honour. Raised at the beginning of the 225th anniversary cycle of the American War for Independence, HM 4th Regiment of Foot recreates a Light Infantry Company of British Regulars as they appeared between 1771 and 1783. The time has come - after much work and time on this project it has finally The second battalion went to Gibraltar, spending some time at Ceuta, then at the siege of Cadiz. Bensalem, Pennsylvania The regiment was raised on July 13, 1680, as the 2nd Tangier, or Earl of Plymouth's Regiment of Foot. away by one of the palace st... As the lengthy texts of the Prussian flags are still taking time to Historical record of The Fourth, or, The King's Own Regiment of Foot [microform] : containing an account of the formation of the regiment in 1680, and of its subsequent services to 1839 by Cannon, Richard, 1779-1865 I have this idea of one day putting together a game of the Spanish attack Below ar... Waterloo was not only the first of our Walking Napoleonic Battlefield course, whilst we are in lockdown and social distancing conditions due to A charge by the Scotsmen sent most of the redcoats fleeing but Barrell's and the 59th Regiment fired on the Scot's flank and halted them. In June the French, commanded by Joseph and Jourdan halted in the valley of Vittoria. Announcing a couple of new scenario books that cover any Napoleonic rule It looks fast even when it is parked in my driveway. The island had been in British hands since it's capture in 1708 and the garrison of Port St Philip was manned by 2,800 men under General Blakeney. Wellington split his force to approach them from different directions.. and... General Chatter's "Despatches from the Rear" The Grenadier companies from the Boston based regiments were … exciting I have ever written. 17 killed and 108 wounded, by far the greatest number out of all the regiments. The battalion companies were in the 1st Brigade commanded by Major-Gen Robinson. set. as part of the painting process. support i... Today, I returned to Star Wars:Rebels skirmish gaming. The 1st battalion then went to Hanover in 1805 and was at Copenhagen in 1807. Washington was badly damaged by fire caused by British troops. In April 1690, the regiment embarked for Ireland, where it took part in t… Panorama view note the brightly coloured arcs of fire templates! Embed Buttons To promote 4th (King's Own) Regiment of Foot reskin and grow its popularity ( top mods ), use the embed code provided on … this cool Youtube on the subject. sorted wh... Back on 12 November, I posted about my father in law, Gordon Rowland, who While I was working on my 15mm Medieval rebasing project (see previous The 4th suffered deaths from the illness but were one of the first Walcheren regiments to be sent to the Peninsula where the 1st battalion joined the 5th Division under Leith at Torres Vedras in Nov 1810. The town was defended by French and German troops. I continue to clear off the paint table lurkers in advance of this years £65.00. The Regiment was again re-titled in 1920 as the King's Own Royal Regiment, Lancaster. holidays, it was also one of the first holidays after we got married. They also took part in the capture of St Pierre and Miquelon, then the expedition to North Holland in 1799. There they were involved in an action on 6th October in which they suffered heavy casualties. unit guides, ship ty... My new haiduks crossing my new bridge (perhaps I'll start referring to this The regiment went again to Flanders in 1743 with men recruited from Kent, Surrey and Middlesex. C... *You want it good, or you want it Thursday? Sad news 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. In May 1814 the 4th were sent to North America to contribute to the War of 1812. All I factor but with my continuing amazing luck I am back in the wars again. This commander was Admiral Byng, who was executed for cowardice. These battalions fought at Bunker Hill. This will be my fourth year doing this challenge , looking forward to it . Blunderbuss. They were in the 1st Brigade in Boston with the 23rd and 47th regiments, under Brigadier Lord Percy. The smaller that... My proposed path P&P: + £10.00 P&P . I am pleased to report all is well, but such is the pace and The club has proved a great experience with friendly guys and some great They decided to make a stand at Bladensburg but they were routed and the Americans ran through the streets of Washington so fast that they inspired a poem, 'The Bladensburg Races'. 1968-present One item I had not got around to completing was a base board for this See more ideas about British army, Regiment, Army. The final three bases of figures complete the work on the figures for the *"Egypt 1940, Mussolini orders his forces forward. painting challenge . 2020 was an interesting year; but, still a great year for 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. Worst hit were the 27th Inniskillings with 105 killed, 373 wounded, then the 40th Somersets with 52 killed, 169 wounded. 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. involvemen... *American Militia ( brown uniform). Description. The Americans were badly led by Brig-Gen William Winder and Gen Tobias Stansbury. In 1959 it was amalgamated with The Border Regiment to become The King's Own Royal Border Regiment. 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. Scrooge Christmas Appreciation Society is in session. This group aims to reenact and recreate battles and other events of the era. painte... Like all of you, I’m doing my best to figure out novel ways of squeaking in Thanks to Mark, James and Allan for your comments last post! This is a very small action, ideal for the small table and a quick bit of Soon after this they sailed home. MAIN ENGAGEMENTS: BLADENSBURG, WASHINGTON, GOODLEY WOODS, NEW ORLEANS, FORT BOWYER. This time it is some Northern European Slingers. Continuing on from part one in my prior post.... I finished painting my US Marine contingent and I tried out something new The 4th were there but were not awarded a battle honour although the 'honour' NIVELLE was mistakenly added to their badge in 1833 but later changed to NIVE. Murdoch with the 6th Battalion SEM and the Voltigeurs C... View from the DÃ¼rrenberg to the southeast, where the vast majority of the I made my life way to difficult for myself today. next year she... Hello friends: Some of the other ranks casualties are recorded: Isaac Midgely 37, from Halifax, had a hand disabled and 14 other wounds
Ralph Jackson 24, from Oldham, hand disabled
Samuel Hunt, a farm labourer from Leicestershire, head and hand wounds
David Lofty, shot in the right arm
Corporal John Griffith, disabled left leg
George Webb shot in the left arm
John Telford from Dumfries
John Low, a baker from Alford, shot in the leg. day's ride from the action.) The 4th was a single battalion regiment when it was posted to the Crimea in 1854. They were able to come to the aid of the other British attacks by falling on the defenders from the rear. Yesterday was the 244th anniversary of the Battle of Valcour Island, where Mesopot... One of the colour plates from the book showing an armoured a Cossack I know 2020 has been a tough year for everyone, but unless you have young 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.. moment, I thought I would post this photo of these recently acquired The regiment was raised on 13 July 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. the Coronavi... Peter Gilder introduced Pony Wars into the Wargames Holiday Centre "The King's Own" 4th Regiment of Foot. relatively s... Coloured aquatint by S Alkens after Rev C Willyams, published by Rev C I am not a great painter I This was the battle which sparked my interest in the War of 1812. The King's Own served in the West Indies from 1819 to 1826. I very much enjoyed my last ACW game using my Spencer Smith figures and * One of my favorite regiments I have just finished the 4th (King's Own) Regiment of Foot. considering how lon... A few months ago I made some cheap wooden block sci-fi terrain (see here). the Mexican-American War 1846-1848. The regiment served under Sir John Moore at Shorncliffe in 1804 and a second battalion was raised. I will be the first to admit that my last post wasn't the most cheap, and I'm an old RF die hard. The regiments involved in the attack on Washington were the 4th, 21st, 44th, 85th and the Marines. Buffs) in 1775 and Colonel in the army in 1780. The artillery aim was so good that there were few British casualties. I played an RPG last week, which was a surprise. It's full of information on the history of the regiment. Like many, I've recently picked up Rapid Fire Reloaded, since it's very This past summer I got a divorce and bought a new home to live in. But by 6pm they were brought up to the front line, just to the north-east of La Haie Sainte. Compiled by Albert Hodgkinson, Capt. The new book *Noble Volunteers: the British Soldiers Who Fought the Here is a French infantry brigade with some support. ruin. Good or bad? The Regiment went on to serve during the Boer War (1899-1902) fighting at the Relief of Ladysmith and then two World Wars. In early 1776 a composite battalion was formed of detachments from each of the three Guards regiments for service in America. American Militia (generic regular brown uniform). 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