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Royal North Gloucester Militia

Wilfred Joseph Cripps

Royal North Gloucester Militia

by Wilfred Joseph Cripps

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Published by Wilts. and Gloucestershire Standard Printing Works in Cirencester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- Royal North Gloucester Militia.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwith the addition of notes by M. H. Hicks-Beach and B. N. Spraggett on the modern history of the Corps from its constitution as the 4th Batt. of the Glo"stershire Regiment to its disbandment in 1908.
    ContributionsHicks-Beach, M. H., Spraggett, B. N.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19274414M

    The Royal Highland Emigrants was the brainchild of Allan MacLean. Before the outbreak of hostilities, he formed a plan by which new Scottish emigrants from home would be given lands in America in secret exchange for a plan to bear arms for the British in the event of hostilities. History. The regiment was formed in by the amalgamation of the Gloucestershire Regiment and the Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment (Berkshire and Wiltshire).. It was the only regiment in the British Army whose members were permitted to wear a cap badge on both the front and the rear of their headdress. The back badge was awarded to the 28th Regiment of Foot for their actions at the Battle Branch: British Army.

    Ten companies comprised the 12th Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Militia: five from Boston, one from North Bridgewater, one from Abington, one from Weymouth, one . The Act did not apply to Scotland and it was only in that the 1st to 10th Regiments of North British Militia were raised. In the number of regiments increased to fifteen and country titles were adopted. A Militia Act was passed in in Ireland to meet the threat of unrest in Ireland and the fear of invasion by French forces.

    Gloucestershire Archives Gloucestershire Archives holds the archives of the Royal Gloucestershire Hussars (RGH) as well as many other records relating to militia and volunteer companies, and to the Gloucestershire Regiment itself. It also holds a wealth of material on the English Civil War,File Size: KB. The Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment was formed from a merger of the Gloucestershire Regiment with the Duke of Edinburgh’s Royal Regiment. Inspired by actions of its forefathers, the Regiment wore the sphinx on the back of the head-dress, an honour descended from the Glosters. The red Brandywine Flash (triangle) behind the front badge and the China dragon on the.


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Gloucestershire militia This page summarises records created by this Organisation The summary includes a brief description of the collection(s) (usually including the covering dates of the collection), the name of the archive where they are held, and reference information to help you find the collection.

Local Militia: Gloucestershire This page sets out what I have on the dress and equipage of the four regiments of Gloucestershire Local Militia: 1st East, 2nd East or North, West and Cotswold. The two East and the West regiments were formed inand their commanding officers commissioned that year; the 2nd East was re-titled the North in.

Gloucestershire: Royal North Gloucestershire Militia (2nd, or Gloucestershire Fuzileers) This page attempts to set out what I can find of the basic organisation, dress and equipment of the Royal North Gloucestershire Militia (also the Second, or Gloucestershire Fuzileers) from its initial embodiment in to its disembodiment in The North Gloucester Militia was a part-time military force.

Together with its sister Regiment, the South Gloucester Militia, it was embodied during the French and Napoleonic Wars when, before Trafalgar, there was fear of invasion. They served at several vulnerable locations, particularly on the south coast and in Ireland, and a number of camps were held at Brighton, where they were reviewed.

A very fine and rare royal north Gloucestershire militia bell top shako plate. A rich fire gilt crowned, rayed star.

This surmounted by an eight pointed silver facetted star and bearing a fine gilt clasped garter and scroll. The scroll is inscribed “Royal North Gloucester.” A domed centre bearing a very fine, red translucent cross of St George.

The 2nd Gloucestershire Rifle Volunteers, was a Volunteer unit of the British Army recruited in Gloucestershire from After becoming a Volunteer and later Territorial Force battalion of the Gloucestershire Regiment (the 'Glosters'), it fought on the Western Front and in Italy during World War 1st Line battalion fought a last-ditch defensive action at the Piave and one of its number.

Gloucestershire Muster / Militia Rolls: UK Military Family History Online. Complete your family history by finding web sites with online information so that you can answer the question: Who Do. MILITIA REGIMENTS OF GREAT BRITAIN. A Calendar of Their Records and Histories.

[Note. - The letters ' B.M.', at the end of a title, show that the book is in the Library of the British Museum, the figures indicating the Press Mark ; and ' R.U.S.I.' that it is in the Library of the Royal United Service Institution, Whitehall, London.] THE MILITIA.

J Gibson and M Medlycott, Militia lists and musters, a directory of holdings in the British Isles (Federation of Family History Societies, ) William Spencer, Army Records: A guide for family historians (The National Archives, ) William Spencer, Records of the Militia and Volunteer Forces (Public Record Office, ).

Book: DUDGEON, Major R. History of the Edinburgh, or Queens Regiment Light Infantry Militia (now) Third Battalion the Royal Scots; with account of the origin and progress of the Militia, and a brief sketch of the old Royal Scots. The ‘vacancy’ created on the Militia roll was filled by dividing the twelve-company 8th Royal Downshire Regiment into two six-company battalions: 8th Royal South Down and 24th Royal North Down.

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Lancashire militia This page summarises records created by this Organisation The summary includes a brief description of the collection(s) (usually including the covering dates of the collection), the name of the archive where they are held, and reference information to help you find the collection.

Royal North Gloucestershire Militia Lieutenant-Colonel’s Pattern Shako, a good quality example, the black beaver body complete with sunken patent leather top and similar peaks and bottom bracing band, the frontal plate in silver plate of crowned star pattern with plated overlays being a circle ‘Royal North Gloucester Militia’ in the centre on a domed ground ‘VR’, double silver.

Their Militia battalions were (with precedence numbers): 71st Fermanagh Militia Regiment, 80th Royal Tyrone Fusiliers, nd Prince of Wales’s Own Donegal Militia, 77th Royal North Down Rifles, 79th Queen’s Own Royal Rifles Antrim, th Royal South Down Light Infantry, th Louth Rifles, 75th Armagh Light Infantry, st Cavan Light.

The Royal Lincolnshire Regiment was a line infantry regiment of the British Army raised on 20 June as the Earl of Bath's Regiment for its first Colonel, John Granville, 1st Earl ofit was numbered like most other Army regiments and named the 10th (North Lincoln) Regiment of the Childers Reforms ofit became the Lincolnshire Regiment after the county where it Branch: British Army.

Regular soldiers of the Continental Army and for the militia, volunteers, and others who served with them. The larger entity is referred to in this publication as the American Army. In the Continental Congress took command of the forces of the New England colonies besieging Boston and instituted the.

Militia officers’ original commissions (–) is in WO 43/; Irish Militia commission books () are in WO 25/ and can be viewed online; Other sources for officers. Annual militia lists from onwards are available in The National Archives’ library in Kew.

Among his troops were at least militiamen from eastern Gloucester County townships of Great Eggharbour and Galloway, comprising all of what is today Atlantic County.

This group was known as Col. Richard Somers’ 3rd Battalion of the Gloucester County Regiment of the New Jersey Size: KB.LIST OF COLONIAL IMMIGRANTS The following alphabetized list includes the names of the seventeenth-century immigrants whose Plantagenet ancestry is the subject of this book, together with several immigrants after who have been incidentally noted in the text or a footnote.

The names of women have been provided with a cross-reference to theFile Size: KB.Royal North British Fusiliers Arrived during to seeing service in Sydney (staging only) Hobart, Tasmania & Swan River. Transferred to Calcutta from blue: square pairs: 28th. North Gloucestershire Arrived during leaving for India in The Regiment saw service in Hobart, Sydney, Norfolk Island & Victoria.