Tuesday, 18 September 2012

5th Foot bearskins

 Ray mentioned this regiment wearing captured French grenadier caps - anyone know more about this? This is the caption from the Northumberland Fusiliers page

Alix Bakers Private, 5th Regiment of Foot wearing captured French grenadier cap, Wilhemstahl 1762:

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  1. hi ralph,

    it was the 5th foot... battle at wilhelmstahl near hanau 1762, near frankfurt on main

    scroll down last pic
    http://www.ospreypublishing.com/store/King-Georges-Army-1740%E2%80%9393-(1)_9781855325159

    with battle pic
    http://www.britishbattles.com/seven-years/wilhelmstahl.htm

    scroll down uniform pic
    http://gmic.co.uk/uploads/monthly_10_2011/post-1-0-53973400-1318829594.jpg
    from
    http://gmic.co.uk/index.php/topic/25563-the-royal-northumberland-fusiliers/page__st__160

    best regards
    thomsom

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