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Historical Record of the Eleventh, or the North Devon Regiment, of Foot

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Historical Record of the Eleventh, or the North Devon Regiment, of Foot

  • Author: Cannon, Richard, 1779-1865
  • Publisher: Parker, Furnivall and Parker. 1845.
  • Description:
    • This book contains an account of the formation of the regiment in 1685, and of its subsequent services to 1845
  • Contents:
    • 1685 Formation of the Regiment; Names of the Officers
    • 1686 Distinguishing Uniform
    • 1687 Proceeds to Scotland; Independent Company of Grenadiers attached to the Regiment
    • 1688 Returns to England, and is placed in Garrison at Hull
    • 1689 Embarks for Ireland; Raising of the Siege of Londonderry
    • 1690 Battle of the Boyne; Reviewed by King William Ill; Sieges of Athlone and Limerick; Affair at Lanesborough
    • 1691 Second Siege of Limerick
    • 1692 Continues on the Irish Establishment
    • 1702 Continues on the Irish Establishment
    • 1703 Embarks from Ireland for Holland
    • 1704 Returns from Holland to England, and proceeds to Portugal; Capitulation of the Garrison of Portalegre
    • 1705 Exchange of Prisoners, and return of the Regiment to England
    • 1706 Expedition to the Coast of France
    • 1707 Embarks again for Portugal, and thence for Spain; Battle of Almanza
    • 1708 Returns to England; Proceeds to the Netherlands
    • 1709 Siege of Mons
    • 1711 Returns from Holland; proceeds to America and returns to England
    • 1712 Stationed at Dunkirk
    • 1713 Stationed at Dunkirk
    • 1714 Stationed at Dunkirk; Returns to England, and proceeds to Ireland
    • 1715 Removes to Scotland ; Battle of Dunblain
    • 1719 Services in the Highlands
    • 1721 Returns to England
    • 1722 Reviewed by the King
    • 1728 Reviewed by the King
    • 1742 Embarks for Flanders
    • 1743 Campaign in Germany, and Battle of Dettingen
    • 1744 Campaign in Flanders
    • 1745 Battle of Fontenoy; Returns to England
    • 1746 Proceeds again to Holland; Battle of Roucoux
    • 1748 Returns to England
    • 1751 Uniform; Facings; Colous of the Regiment
    • 1756 Augmentation of the Regiment, and formation of a Second Battalion
    • 1758 The Second Battalion constituted the Sixty-fourth Regiment
    • 1760 Embarks for the Continent ; Battle of Warbourg
    • 1761 Campaign in Germany; affairs at Eimbeck and Foorwohle
    • 1762 Battle of Groebenstein, and Siege of Cassel
    • 1763 Returns home, and proceeds to Minorca
    • 1771 Returns to England
    • 1775 Proceeds to Ireland
    • 1782 Styled the North Devonshire" Regiment
    • 1783 Embarks for Gibraltar
    • 1792 Returns to England
    • 1793 Serves on board the Mediterranean Fleet as Marines; Occupation Of Toulon
    • 1793 Evacuation of Toulon
    • 1794 Siege of Bastia, and taking of Corsica
    • 1795 Proceeds to Gibraltar
    • 1796 Returns to England
    • 1798 Unsuccessful operations at Ostend
    • 1801 Proceeds to the West Indies. Capture of Bartholomew, St. Martin's, St. Thomas's, St. John's, and Santa Cruz
    • 1802 Services in the West Indies
    • 1806 Services in the West Indies; Returns to England
    • 1807 Embarks for Madeira
    • 1808 Second Battalion formed
    • 1809 Second Battalion proceeds to the Scheldt; Taking of Flushing; Returns with the Expedition from Walcheren; First Battalion withdrawn from Madeira and sent to Portugal
    • 1810 Duties of the Second Battalion in London; Battle of Busaco and Lines of Torres Vedras
    • 1811 Second Battalion embarks for Cadiz and proceeds to Gibraltar; First Battalion remains in the Peninsula, Action at Sabugal, Blockade of Almeida; Defence of Tarifa; Siege of Badajoz
    • 1812 Siege of Ciudad Rodrigo; Second Siege of Badajoz; Attack on the Forts at Salamanca; Battle of Salamanca; Siege of Burgos Castle; raised
    • 1813 Second Battalion proceeds from Gibraltar to Ceuta; First Battalion remains in the Peninsula; Battles of the Pyrenees
    • 1813 Passage of the Bidassoa and the Nivelle; Passage of the Nive. Action at St. Pierre
    • 1814 Blockade of Bayonne; Battles of Orthes and Toulouse; First Battalion returns to Ireland; Second Battalion removed from Ceuta to Gibraltar
    • 1816 First Battalion proceeds to Gibraltar; Second Battalion disbanded
    • 1817 Reduction of the Establishment
    • 1820 Returns to England
    • 1821 Further reduction of the Regiment, which proceeds to Ireland
    • 1825 Regiment augmented to ten Companies; Presentation of new Colours; Formation into Service and Depot Companies
    • 1827 Service Companies embark for Portugal; Land at Lisbon, and march up the country
    • 1828 Return to Lisbon, and embark for Corfu
    • 1830 Depot Companies remove from Ireland to Wales
    • 1831 Service Companies distributed in the Ionian Islands
    • 1837 Service Companies distributed in the Ionian Islands
    • 1838 Proceed to Gibraltar, and from thence to Nova Scotia; March to Canada
    • 1839 Stationed in the " disputed Territory"
    • 1840 Embark for England
    • 1843 Regiment proceeds to Ireland
    • 1844 Returns to England
    • 1845 Embarks for New South Wales
    • Conclusion
    • Plates
      • Original Costume
      • Colours of the Regiment
      • Present Uniform
  • Source Example:
<span id='Cannon-1845'></span>Cannon, Richard ''[[Space: Historical Record of the Eleventh, or the North Devon Regiment, of Foot| Historical Record of the Eleventh, or the North Devon Regiment, of Foot]]'' (Parker, Furnivall and Parker. London. 1845)
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