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The regiment served in the Williamite War, fighting at the Battles of the Boyne and Aughrim.
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He served in the revolutionary forces, leading a regiment in Shanghai under his friend and mentor, Chen Qimei, as one of Chen's chief lieutenants.
Later ranked as the 60th Regiment of Foot, the regiment served for more than 200 years throughout the British Empire.
Parliament approved “ An Act to enable His Majesty to grant commissions to a certain number of foreign Protestants, who have served abroad as officers or engineers, to act and rank as officers or engineers in America only, under certain restrictions and regulations .” Earl of Loudoun, who as commander-in-chief of the forces in North America, was appointed colonel-in-chief of the regiment.
He served with his regiment in the Seven Years ' War, and the opportunity thus afforded him of studying the methods of Frederick the Great moulded his military character and formed his tactical ideas.
The Duke at the time, the founder and colonel of the regiment, was the Duchess of Richmond's father, and he saw no active service overseas during the Napoleonic Wars ; his son and the Duchess's brother, the Marquis of Huntly ( later the 5th Duke ) was a distinguished general, but also missed the Waterloo campaign ; the senior representative of the family at the battle was in fact the Duchess's own twenty-three-year-old son, the Earl of March, who would eventually become the 5th Duke's heir in 1836, and who served as a major and an aide de camp to the Duke of Wellington ; another branch of the family was represented by another ADC, Colonel Sir Alexander Gordon, aged twenty-eight or twenty-nine, the brother of the Earl of Aberdeen ; in reality, both were young men similar in age and duty to Lord Hay.
Poltava was the base of a distinguished regiment of the Ukrainian Cossacks, and served as a Cossack stronghold during the Khmelnytsky Uprising.
A significant portion of the regiment had previously served four-and-a-half years at Ft. Riley, Kansas, during which time it fought one major engagement and numerous skirmishes, experiencing casualties of 36 killed and 27 wounded.
During this war, several writers served with various battalions of the regiment in France, including the poets Siegfried Sassoon, Robert Graves, David Jones and Hedd Wyn.
As well as his ceremonial roles in the Norwegian Army, he also served as Colonel-in-Chief of the Green Howards ( Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Yorkshire Regiment ), the British regiment named for his grandmother Queen Alexandra.
* Sam " Bo " McClelland ( 1966 – 1973 ) Described as a " tough disciplinarian ", he was personally appointed by Spence to succeed him as Chief of Staff, due to his having served in the Korean War with Spence's former regiment, the Royal Ulster Rifles.
Her parents were Major James Rutherford Lumley, who served in the 6th Gurkha Rifles, a regiment of the British Indian Army, and Beatrice Rose Weir.
During his time with this regiment Brock served in the Caribbean, where he fell ill with fever and nearly died, only recovering once he had returned to England in 1793.
After graduating from high school, Shahak served in the Israel Defense Forces ( IDF ) in an elite regiment.
The 54th Massachusetts was the first regiment in the country's history formed entirely by African-American troops ( who served with white officers ).
The regiment left the state October 14, 1862 ; it served in the defenses of Washington in the 3rd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, from October 16, 1862 ; in 3d, Hughston's, Brigade, Gurney's Division, Department of Virginia, at Suffolk, Virginia, from April, 1863 ; in the 1st Brigade, Gordon's Division, of 7th Corps, from May, 1863 ; of 4th Corps, from June, 1863 ; in the 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 11th Corps, from July 14, 1863 ; in the 3d Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Corps, from April, 1864 ; in the 2d Brigade, Bartlett's Division, 22d Corps, from June 30, 1865 ; and, under Col. Horace Boughton, it was honorably discharged and mustered out July 20, 1865, at and near Washington, D. C.
The civil war era saw a population boom, and many young men of Mountain City served in the 32nd Cavalry regiment under Col. P. C.
In 1779 he may have served with the French forces as a drummer boy in the American Revolution in the Chasseurs-Volontaires de Saint-Dominigue, a regiment composed of gens de couleur ( mixed-race residents of Saint-Domingue ).
In 1678 he became captain in the Guards, with which he served in Tangier ; in 1685 he was made lieutenant-colonel of a regiment of fusiliers, but gave up his commission shortly after the accession of James II.
He served with his regiment during the War of the Grand Alliance, seeing action at the Battle of Walcourt in August 1689.
The Anglo-Irish were also represented among the senior officers of the British Army by men such as Field Marshal Lord Roberts, first honorary Colonel of the Irish Guards regiment, who spent most of his career in India ; Field Marshal Lord Gough who served under Wellington, himself a Wellesley born in Dublin to the Earl of Mornington, a prominent Anglo-Irish family in Dublin ; and in the 20th century Alan Brooke and Harold Alexander ( see also Irish military diaspora ).
He joined a cavalry regiment of the Austro-Hungarian army, where he served until the end of the First World War.
As a volunteer he served in Dormer's regiment at the Battle of Preston in 1715, spent some time on the Continent, and in 1717 entered Parliament for Seaford in Sussex which he represented until 1722.
regiment and Williamite
The regiment accompanied William to Ireland in the following year, fighting in the decisive Williamite victories at the Boyne and Cork.
The regiment fought in the Williamite war in Ireland, seeing action at the Battle of the Boyne and Battle of Aughrim, as well as the siege of Limerick ( 1690 ), and siege of Limerick ( 1691 ) and siege of Athlone.
George Warter Story, a chaplain with a Williamite regiment, relates that the rapparees hid their weapons in bogs when Williamite troops were in the area and melted into the civilian population, only to re-arm and reappear when the troops were gone.
regiment and War
As this year marks the centennial of the beginning of the Civil War, this fact is being commemorated with several exhibits throughout the State, but most of all paying tribute to the first Rhode Island Volunteers who rushed to the defense of the City of Washington, putting at the disposal of President Lincoln the only fully equipped and best trained regiment at this time.
When the Korean war began, on June 25, 1950, the anniversary of the day Custer had gone down fighting at the Little Big Horn and the day the regiment had assaulted the beachhead of Leyte during World War 2,, the 7th Cavalry was not in the best fighting condition.
Although Collins used it as a catharsis for her opposition to the Vietnam War, two years after her rendition, the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, senior Scottish regiment of the British Army, recorded an instrumental version featuring a bagpipe soloist accompanied by a pipe and drum band.
The First World War began in August 1914 and Montgomery moved to France with his regiment that month.
The U. S. Army's last horse cavalry actions were fought during World War II: a ) by the 26th Cavalry Regiment ( PS ) in World War II — a small mounted regiment of Philippine Scouts which fought the Japanese during the retreat down the Bataan peninsula, until it was effectively destroyed by January 1942 ; and b ) on captured German horses by the mounted reconnaissance section of the U. S. 10th Mountain Division in a spearhead pursuit of the German Army across the Po Valley in Italy in April 1945.
The French Army used existing mounted squadrons of Spahis to a limited extent for patrol work during the Algerian War ( 1954 – 62 ) and the Swiss Army maintained a mounted dragoon regiment for combat purposes until 1973.
The modern French Army retains three Dragoons regiments from the 32 it possessed at the beginning of World War I: the 2nd, which is a nuclear, bacteriologic and chemical protection regiment, the 4th, an armour regiment equipped with Leclerc tanks, and the 13th, which is a special-ops parachute regiment.
The 1st Foreign Parachute Regiment ( 1 < sup > e </ sup > Régiment Étranger Parachutiste, 1 < sup > e </ sup > REP ) was established in 1955 during the Algerian War and disbanded in April 1961 as the entire regiment rose against the French government of Charles de Gaulle ( Algiers Putsch ), in protest against moves to negotiate an end to the Algerian War and providing Algeria's independence from France.
After attending Transylvania University, Davis graduated from West Point and fought in the Mexican – American War as a colonel of a volunteer regiment.
His great grandfather, Major Alexander Stuart, commanded a regiment at the Battle of Guilford Court House during the American Revolutionary War.
The regiment was deployed during the Second Boer War from the outset playing a key role in the first battle at Talana Hill.
In World War II after initial deployment to France as part of the BEF, the regiment lost two battalions at the Defence of Calais ( 2nd Bn KRRC and 1st Bn the Queen Victoria's Rifles ( TA )) where a Green Jacket Brigade held up the German advance to enable the evacuation of the allied armies at Dunkirk.
The special reserve units remained in Britain throughout the First World War, but their rank and file did not, since the object of the special reserve was to supply drafts of replacements for the overseas units of the regiment.
His first battlefield experience was with his artillery regiment in the intense fighting for Khemkaran sector in the Second Kashmir War.
In his 1870 memoir, Army Life in a Black Regiment, New England abolitionist Thomas Wentworth Higginson ( later editor of Emily Dickinson ), described how he wrote down and preserved Negro spirituals or " shouts " while serving an a colonel in the First South Carolina Volunteers, the first authorized Union Army regiment recruited from freedmen during the Civl War ( memorialized in the 1989 film Glory ).
He raises and leads his own volunteer cavalry regiment ( nicknamed the Unauthorized Regiment ) in the Second Mexican War, fighting alongside George Armstrong Custer to repulse the Anglo-Canadian army led by Charles George Gordon.