Where can I find any information on the above, my relative was sergent in the ist dragoons he fought at waterloo Many thanks sandra At Waterloo, on June 18th, 1815 the regiment was commanded by Lieutenant Colonel the Earl of Portington. The Quartermaster, a very kind man gave me a glass of gin which upset me much as I had little or nothing to eat since the night of the 15th. The current regiment within the British Army is indicated in bold. The excitement became very great, we drove back the cuirassiers and were ourselves driven back in turn when we passed between two square of infantry who fired upon the cuirassiers as they advanced upon us and as they broke we attacked them when the infantry cheered us and we them in return. This Flintlock Pistol dates to prior the Battle of Waterloo, however the 23rd Light Dragoons did take part in the great battle that finally defeated Napoleon Bonaparte in 1815, so it might just have been there. Stephen Coxens (or Coxen or Coxon) was born in Ramsgate in 1776 in the parish of St. Lawrence-in-Thanet. This Flintlock Pistol dates to prior the Battle of Waterloo, however the 23rd Light Dragoons did take part in the great battle that finally defeated Napoleon Bonaparte in 1815, so it might just have been there. I saw the attack commence upon Hougoumont and the place in a blaze. From Corunna to Waterloo. Stephen Coxen was appointed a Lieutenant in the 23rd Light Dragoons in November 1808 and was present at the battle of Talavera. By Ray Foster . Add your article. Lace: Silver 13th April 1809. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page. of French Cuirassiers, stripped him of his epaulettes, and carried them off as a trophy. 7 Posts. Ser. Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. The rear-guard on the road to Brussels was commanded by Major-General Dornberg, and consisted of the 7th Hussars, the 23rd Light Dragoons, and the Life Guards. Regarding_Regiment: 23rd Light Dragoons and later 1st Dragoons Regarding_Dates: 1808-1817, the 23rd. 23rd Light Dragoons . Registered Office: Byne Cottage, Manley's Hill, Storrington. Silver medal awarded to Quarter Master Joseph Crouchley. TSM Joseph Higginbottom. We kept for a long time in close column covering the guns, and were exposed to a cross fire, but were so far in a good position as the shot and shell fell in front of our column and bounded over us did great mischief to a column of Household cavalry in our rear, who stood well. 13 Posts. Private John Finnucan. 1; the spelling of his surname in contemporary sources ranges from 'Coxen' to 'Coxene' and 'Coxens'. The cavalry picquet were told to file through the garden of La Haye Saint, on the upper side of the road there was a gravel pit, on the top of which there was a party of the 95th, now Rifle Brigade, some of the officers told me to ride at it, when they actually drew myself and my men up it. It lost 77 men killed. About this time the heaviest rain ever seen by men in the tropics came down. Exchanged into 23rd Light Dgns. Major-General Grant retired by another road parallel to the Chaussee; and passed through Lillers, towards Brian le Lend. 6 The other regiment of the brigade of Grant, the 7th regiment of hussars, was in the extreme rearguard of the central column, as well as the 23rd regiment of light dragoons. See more ideas about napoleonic wars, waterloo, british army. The 15 th Light Dragoons were the first ever (1759), and others quickly followed including the Eighteenth and Nineteenth. 23rd Rgmt of Light Dragoons (Lt-Colonel the Earl of Portarlington) 1st Rgmt of Light Dragoons KGL (Lt-Colonel J Bülow) 2nd Rgmt of Light Dragoons KGL (Lt-Colonel C de Jonquieres) 4th (Light) Brigade: Major-General Sir John Ormsby Vandeleur (1,337) 11th Rgmt of Light Dragoons … During the battle, the 1st Light Dragoons, KGL suffered 154 casualties (33 killed, 111 wounded, 10 missing), the 2nd Light Dragoons, KGL 77 (20 killed, 55 wounded, 2 missing) and the 23rd Light Dragoons 74 (14 killed, 28 wounded, 32 missing). A picket of the 13th regiment of light dragoons was in the immediate vicinity of Goumont. He was subsequently killed in action at Waterloo, while serving as a Lieutenant in Captain Thomas Gerrard's Troop No. He transferred to the 1st Life Guards on 26th October 1816 and went onto half pay with the 23rd Light Dragoons in 23rd January 1819. The next morning a bullock was driven into our lines, when superintending the killing and cutting it up which we had for dinner and the first we had for a long time. Major, 23rd Reg. The letters and Journals of Two Napoleonic Hussars 1801-16. Name and rank of officers and men. At Waterloo, the 23rd Light Dragoons were posted in the rear of Halkett's 5th Infantry Brigade in the Allied right centre, and during that long and dangerous day made several important charges with a high degree of steadiness and determined bravery'. A nice example. A guidon was the light cavalry equivalent of an infantry colour. Jan 12, 2015 - 16th Light Dragoons dress uniform, 1815. Where can I find any information on the above, my relative was sergent in the ist dragoons he fought at waterloo Many thanks sandra By, Aug 09, 2016 / The brigade took part in the Battle of Waterloo. Areas of Interest Napoleonic. "23rd British Light dragoons uniform Waterloo" Topic. He died in … Worn by my 3rd great granduncle Cornet Edward Polhill. The reverse is inscribed 'THE REWARD OF MERIT AND FAITHFUL SERVICE XXIII LD'. All members in good standing are free to post here. and served as A.D.C. Corporal John Scott. 1; the spelling of his surname in contemporary sources ranges from 'Coxen' to 'Coxene' and 'Coxens'. [landed Lisbon]. "23rd Light/Dragoons Talavera & Waterloo" Topic. The 1st King’s German Legion of Light Dragoons is counter-charging (in the background) along with the British 23rd Light Dragoons (in the foreground). Becoming closely associated with the previously recorded 14th. 23rd Regiment Light Dragoons. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page. Raised in 1794 by Colonel William Fullarton. He was unmarried. Originally, each regiment of cavalry formed a light troop, but so successful was the idea that whole regiments were formed. Private Charles Heath. The Lock Plate is marked (CROWN) / G.R. Private Edward Chapman. WATERLOO - 18th June 1815. See more ideas about napoleonic wars, waterloo, british army. By, Trying to Understand the Guard attack at Waterloo, Review of ‘The Making of a Rifles Officer’. An earlier light cavalry regiment had existed with the 23 rd numeration: the 23 rd Light Dragoons had served from 1794, but was disbanded in 1817 after the regiment had fought under Wellington in the campaign in Portugal and Spain and at the battle of Waterloo. UK, Waterloo Medal Roll, 1815 [database on-line]. The 14th Light Dragoons served on campaign in New Orleans but had no horses, The 6th Inniskilling Dragoons served on the East coast of 23rd Lig. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page. This guidon is thought to have been carried by the 23rd Light Dragoons at the Battle of Talavera in July 1809. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. 7 Posts. The 23rd Light Dragoons was a cavalry regiment of the British Army which existed several times. We had one officer killed and six officers wounded. The following British regiments were present at the Battle of Waterloo. under the pan, with TOWER across the tail, indicating production at the Tower armory for military use. The regiment soon returned home and having been converted to lancers in 1816, they were promptly disbanded in 1818. Joseph Crouchley was appointed Quarter Master in 1810. The 26th Light Dragoons had been raised in 1795 by Major-General Russell Manners. Type Date range Description Record series; General Series: 1732-1878: Household troops, cavalry, guards, regular infantry, special regiments and corps, colonial troops, foreign legions and regiments, and regimental, brigade and other depots: Notable officers who served in the regiment include Frederick Cavendish Ponsonby, Sir William Payne-Gallwey, 1st Baronet, Joseph Muter and Henry Fane. 23rd Light Dragoons (Lt Col Portarlington) [Manners' Dragoons] 360: 1st Light Dragoons, KGL (Lt Col Bülow) 572 : 2nd Light Dragoons, KGL (Lt Col de Jonquieres) 553: 4th Cavalry Brigade (Maj Gen Sir John Vandeleur) 1,373 : 11th Light Dragoons (Lt Col Sleigh) 456 : 12th Light Dragoons (Lt Col Ponsonby) [Prince of Wales' Dragoons] 452 At the end of the day a group of the 23rd escorted the wounded earl of Uxbridge from the field. Academic disciplines Business Concepts I saw Bonaparte with my glass passing in front of his troops. Coxens’ regimental medal for the 23rd Light Dragoons which recently appeared in auction. Private William Harris. Sep 06, 2020 / – Stephen Coxens (killed at Waterloo with the 23rd Light Dragoons) – his brother Edward had a remarkable career as an officer for over 30 years in the Rifle Corps and Rifle Brigade (10-clasp MGS, Waterloo Medal and Punjab 1848-49); died at Meerut in 1857 … Lace: Silver 13th April 1809. at Bedfordbut renumbered in 1786 as the 19th Regiment of (Light) Dragoons. Thirty-one horses cast from the 13th Light Dragoons by order of Lord Combermere were delivered to the 23rd Light Dragoons. Lieutenant Stephen Coxen. Original Item: Only One Available. When having passed the men up we joined the regiment and the first thing I saw was a man and horse dead. Pair: Troop Sergeant Major James Stride, 23rd Light Dragoons Waterloo 1815 ( Trp. Recollections of My Life including Service at Waterloo. Worn by my 3rd great granduncle Cornet Edward Polhill. Regarding_Regiment: 23rd Light Dragoons and later 1st Dragoons Regarding_Dates: 1808-1817, the 23rd. Military-Genealogy.com, comp. redbert: 09 Oct 2009 11:52 a.m. PST: Hi Jons with reference to his attaestation papers William Jnr was about 15-/+ 2 years, Yes i have a copy of the Book alas no mention of the 2 Williams !!!! Add your article. I’m painting the British 23rd Light Dragoons in their Waterloo-period uniform and I want to include a figure to represent their commander: Lieutenant-Colonel The Earl of Portarlington. Copyright text 2016 by Project Hougoumont. The regiment was disbanded at Radipole Barracks on 24 Nov 1817. Waterloo Medal Book. Wounded and missing during the battle. Back to the Napoleonic Painting Guides Message Board. 1/72-123: Waterloo 1815 (9) Life Guards. I remember seeing an ammunition [wagon?] Unpublished Correspondence by Allied Officers from the Siborne Papers. This sort of thing lasted for some. CAVALRY. He served a campaign in Germany and nearly the whole of the Spanish War in which he was severely wounded. TSM John Barker. George served throughout the Waterloo campaign and subsequent advance to Paris luckily without injury. At this time Lord Portalington was not with the regiment. The next morning showed what [a] day it had been, as the dead were seen lying as thick as possible. At Waterloo, on June 18th, 1815 the regiment was commanded by Lieutenant Colonel the Earl of Portington. Jul 28, 2016 - British 23rd Light Dragoons attacking French cuirassiers--detail (by Keith Rocco) 1816 Date: 1816 Held by: The National Archives, Kew: Legal status: Public Record(s) Closure status: Open Document, Open Description This regiment was originally styled the 26th Light Dragoons but was ordered on 10 March 1803 to be considered the 23rd Light Dragoons. The Lock Plate is marked H. NOCK, indicating manufacture by the famed London gunsmith, Henry Nock. He fought at the Battle of Waterloo as a Cornet in the 16th Light Dragoons (later Lancers) in 1815. This guidon is thought to have been carried by the 23rd Light Dragoons at the Battle of Talavera in July 1809. Battle honours were:[5] Colonel George Blathwayt 23rd Light Dragoons. Regimental Guidon of the 23rd Light Dragoons, 1803 (c)-1815 (c) With a painted design and inscribed with battle honours, 'Peninsula', 'Talavera', 'Waterloo' and 'Egypt'. Letters from the Battle of Waterloo. Company number 7043137. registered in England & Wales time. The farmhouse of La Haye Saint was garrisoned by a regiment of German rifles. 7 It was for this Ponsonby's Brigade had deployed to the right of the high road, and the guns were so disposed as to take advantageous positions, retiring en échiquier . After a good deal of skirmishing the troops were quiet for the night and a night of rain it was, for in spite of the large fires the men could not get dry. Wellington was already familiar with the ground at Waterloo, having previously visited it and determined it would be a good place to stand on the road to Brussels. It lost 77 men killed. A guidon was the light cavalry equivalent of an infantry colour. John Dawson, 2nd Earl of Portarlington was born on 26th February 1781, so was 34 when he served at Waterloo. Private William Goodwin. All members in good standing are free to post here. The 23rd Light Dragoons was a cavalry regiment of the British Army. [landed Lisbon]. Jun 17, 2018 - Explore Graham Holford's board "British regiments and Allies at waterloo" on Pinterest. The 14th Light Dragoons served on campaign in New Orleans but had no horses, The 6th Inniskilling Dragoons served on the East coast of 23rd Lig. ... Voici ensuite mon régiment de dragons légers britannique (23rd light dragoons) qui fait brigade avec mes hussards anglais du 10ème régiment. By now, the half squadron of the 13th regiment of light dragoons, led by major Macalister, intervened in the action. Becoming closely associated with the previously recorded 14th. By, Feb 10, 2017 / All members in good standing are free to post here. By Ray Foster . His invitation to the Waterloo Ball also survives. "23rd British Light dragoons uniform Waterloo" Topic. King´s Standard 1815 / 1st Foot Guards, 1st Btn (2nd Coy Colour) / 27th Foot (Inniskilling) King´s Colour and Regimental Colour /54th Foot (West Norfolk) King´s Colour and Regimental Colour /10th Light Dragoons (Hussars), 3rd Squadron Guidon 1815. 1st Life Guards. to Gen. Lord Combermere at … Wounded and missing during the battle. Notes on Wellington’s Cavalry in the Peninsula: 16th Light Dragoons (Queen's) . at Bedford but renumbered in 1786 as the 19th Regiment of (Light) Dragoons. At Waterloo he encountered and killed the col. of the 1st Regt. Light Dragoons) fitted with steel clip and ring suspender; Military General Service 1793-1814, 2 clasps, Egypt, Talavera (T.S. Made brevet-maj. for Waterloo and Knight of St. Anne of Russia. By, Aug 10, 2016 / Notes on Wellington’s Cavalry in the Peninsula: 16th Light Dragoons (Queen's) . The reverse is inscribed 'THE REWARD OF MERIT AND FAITHFUL SERVICE XXIII LD'. At the end of the day a group of the 23rd escorted the wounded earl of Uxbridge from the field. Stephen Coxen was appointed a Lieutenant in the 23rd Light Dragoons in November 1808 and was present at the battle of Talavera. The regiment was disbanded a short time later in 1802. It also states he was UNDER AGE when he joined the 23rd L/D. 23rd Light Dragoons; It was commanded by Major General Sir Wilhelm von Dörnberg. On the afternoon of the 17th the 23rd were appointed as the support of the 7th Hussars who formed the rearguard at Genappe, but as Lord Uxbridge declared the light cavalry were not strong enough to oppose the French lancers 36, the Life Guards and Blues were ordered up and passed through the 23rd, made a splendid charge and having retired the 23rd became the last regiment in the rearguard. On December 6th thirteen horses were received from the 23rd Light Dragoons, and one from the Waggon-Train, a receipt for which was passed. On the sixteenth of June we marched at daylight to join the army and were the first regiment of cavalry to arrive at Quatre Bras and although under fire were not called upon to do anything. Lord Uxbridge and several Staff Officers availed themselves of my glass and pronounced a very good one – some will say what became of the glass, why lost, as a youngster in those days I cared little about it. Facings: Scarlet. It was reformed a third time on 10 March 1803 by re-numbering the 26th Light Dragoons, and served in Spain, Egypt and at Waterloo, before being disbanded at Radipole Barracks on 24 November 1817. His second took place on 28th July 1809 at Talavera, near Toledo, Spain. garethglovercollection.com for Military Memoirs. By, Nov 29, 2018 / Project Hougoumont Limited 12th Light Dragoons now the 9th/12th Lancers; 13th Light Dragoons, later the 13th/18th King's Royal Hussars, and now the 15th Light Dragoons later the 15th/19th Hussars and now the Light Dragoons; 16th Light Dragoons, later the 16th/5th Lancers, and now the Queen's Royal Lancers Believed to be the award to the John Martin who received a Cornetcy in the 23rd Light Dragoons in July 1807 and subsequently served in the Peninsular in June-December 1809, including the battle of Talavera. Silver medal awarded to Quarter Master Joseph Crouchley. 23rd Regiment of (Light) Dragoons (Lancers) Medal for Merit, 1816. Serjeant Alexander McGee. The command now devolved upon Major Cutcliffe. He transferred to the 1st Life Guards on 26th October 1816 and went onto half pay with the 23rd Light Dragoons in 23rd January 1819. Serjeant Edward Blake. The 23rd Light Dragoons were one of these regiments hurried to Belgium and Lieutenant George Blathwayt went with them. Here Wellington sent Anson’s light brigade, the 23rd Light Dragoons and a regiment of King’s German Legion Hussars against a French infantry division. It was created in 1781 as the 23rd Regiment of (Light) Dragoons by Sir John Burgoyne, Bt. Academic disciplines Business Concepts Crime Culture Economy Education Energy Events Food and drink Geography Government Health Human … Charles Lewyns Barnard, 2nd RNB Dragoons who died at Waterloo 18th June 1815 aged 25 years buried in the field of Battle. 24 In rear of the 7th regiment of hussars was the 23rd regiment of light dragoons, and Lord https://blundersonthedanube.blogspot.com/2015/12/23rd-light-dragoons.html as the roads were blocked up to prevent the advance of the enemy’s artillery from coming up. Reported to have led his regiment in 11 charges; even after a sabre cut to the head and a lance wound to the body. The 23rd Light Dragoons, which had supported the 1st Life Guards in their charge, became again the last regiment in the rearguard, and continued so during the remainder of the retreat. !mores the pity !!! For more information, see the TMP FAQ. Original Item: Only One Available. Private Richard Baron. Jan 12, 2015 - 16th Light Dragoons dress uniform, 1815. Advanced to Captain in February 1812, he was afterwards present at Waterloo and lived to receive his Military General Service Medal in 1848. He fought at the Battle of Waterloo as a Cornet in the 16th Light Dragoons (later Lancers) in 1815. Description. 2nd existence It was re-raised in 1794 by ColonelWilliam Fullartonbut disbanded a short time later in 1802. Le mémorial anglais de la bataille de Waterloo (appelé en anglais « The British Waterloo Memorial ») ... Highlanders, 42nd - 79th - 92nd -51st - 52nd Light Infantry, 71st Highland Reg., 10th - 12th - 13th - 23rd Light Dragoons [6]. Jun 17, 2018 - Explore Graham Holford's board "British regiments and Allies at waterloo" on Pinterest. His invitation to the Waterloo Ball also survives. The French cavalry charges failed to break the Allied line, but the clusters of infantry squares suffered greatly from French artillery fire. 1818-1830, the 1st Dragoons. [1], It was re-raised in 1794 by Colonel William Fullarton but disbanded a short time later in 1802. that had exploded. Regimental Guidon of the 23rd Light Dragoons, 1803 (c)-1815 (c) With a painted design and inscribed with battle honours, 'Peninsula', 'Talavera', 'Waterloo' and 'Egypt'. [3] The 26th Light Dragoons had been raised in 1795 by Major-General Russell Manners.[4]. He served with the regiment at Waterloo, for which he received the Waterloo Medal and was placed on half-pay in 1818. Although Wellington had, in general, a low opinion of British cavalry he made an exception of the 12 th Light Dragoons who he felt, under the able command of Fred Ponsonby, could be trusted to stop when required and not go galloping off in all directions. Talavera, Peninsula, Egypt, Waterloo, "23rd (19th) Regiment of (Light) Dragoons (Lancers)", "26th (23rd) Light Dragoons & 26th Hussars [1795-1819, 1941-1943]", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=23rd_Light_Dragoons&oldid=949812886, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 8 April 2020, at 17:43. Early in the morning I was sent on picquet opposite La Haye Saint and in front of La Belle Alliance. Military Service at Waterloo By Colonel Blathwayt 23rd Light Dragoons1814-17 link. For more information, see the TMP FAQ. Would he have worn the uniform of a general officer or would he have been dressed as an officer of the regiment? For more information, see the TMP FAQ. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. 23rd Regiment of (Light) Dragoons (Lancers) Medal for Merit, 1816. He had been very ill, which the wet night did not improve, the surgeon gave him a composing draught, when he got into a farmhouse and got some sleep, and was awoke by the cannonade when he found the communication between himself and the regiment cut off. At last we were ordered to charge and retake the guns. 1818-1830, the 1st Dragoons. Joseph Crouchley was appointed Quarter Master in 1810. Home Armies Army personnel Army officers British Army officers Light Dragoons officers. He was subsequently killed in action at Waterloo, while serving as a Lieutenant in Captain Thomas Gerrard's Troop No. Pages 134 - 139. It was reformed on 10 March 1803 by re-numbering the 26th Light Dragoons, but was again disbanded while at … This unit was coming from the right column. Everyone was of course saturated and the ground became impracticable for any rapid movement of cavalry. Facings: Scarlet. Grove Captain Henry, 23rd Regiment of Light Dragoons Gunn Private James, 42nd Regiment of Foot Hamilton Lt-Col. Alexander, 30th Regiment of Foot Hamilton Lieutenant Archibald, 2nd Regiment of Dragoons Hamilton Lt-Col. James, 2nd Regiment of Dragoons Hardinge Lt-Col. Henry, attached to Prussian Headquarters Hasker Private Thomas, 1st Regiment of Dragoon Guards Hemmingway … Sur le monument se trouve l’inscription "MORTUORUM PATRIA MEMOR", signifiant “le pays soucieux de ses morts” [7]. Private Samuel Butler. Waterloo 2015 : La cavalerie légère britannique. For those covering the date of the Battle of Waterloo you can also search by an individual’s name. It was created in 1781 as the 23rd Regiment of (Light) Dragoons by Sir John Burgoyne, Bt. [2], It was reformed a third time on 10 March 1803 by re-numbering the 26th Light Dragoons, and served in Spain, Egypt and at Waterloo, before being disbanded at Radipole Barracks on 24 November 1817. On the afternoon of the 17th the 23rd were appointed as the support of the 7th Hussars who formed the rearguard at Genappe, but as Lord Uxbridge declared the light cavalry were not strong enough to oppose the French lancers 36, the Life Guards and Blues were ordered up and passed through the 23rd, made a splendid charge and having retired the 23rd became the last regiment in the rearguard. His father, Ebenezeer, born in 1736, was a Mariner by profession (according to his Will) and his mother was Anne, nee Holman (s). https://blundersonthedanube.blogspot.com/2015/12/23rd-light-dragoons.html A shell burst on it and it took fire when the horses ran away with it into the enemy’s lines and did them great damage, it was a grand sight. Home Armies Army personnel Army officers British Army officers Light Dragoons officers. Ce régiment sous les ordres du colonel Earl of Portarlington comptait 3 escadrons et 360 sabres. 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