1703 – Campaign in the Low Countries – Allied OOB Flanders 24 June

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Description

Order of battle of the Allied Corps operating in Western Flanders on 24 June 1703.

Spaar's Corps

  • Infantry (13 bns)
    • Hessian unidentified units (2 bns)
    • ??? Middelburg (1 bn) unidentified unit
    • Dutch (Swiss) Capol (2 bns)
    • Dutch Coehoorn (1 bn) Menno or Gideon
    • Dutch Lindeboom (1 bn)
    • ??? Houvert (1 bn) unidentified unit
    • ??? Waase (1 bn) unidentified unit
    • Dutch Heyden (1 bn)
    • Dutch Vegelin van Claerbergen (1 bn)
    • Dutch Welderen (1 bn)
    • ??? Bactenburg (1 bn) unidentified unit
  • Cavalry (8 sqns)
    • ??? Paul (2 sqns) unidentified unit
    • Dutch Schlippenbach Dragoons (3 sqns)
    • Anspach-Bayreuth Schmettau Dragoons (3 sqns)

Other detachments

At Sluis

At Yssendeyk

In Philippines

  • Dutch Prott Infantry (1 bn)

At Sas van Gent

Opdam's Corps

  • Infantry (24 bns)
    • Dutch Slangenburg (1 bn)
    • Dutch Nassau-Waale (1 bn)
    • Dutch Baron van Friesheim (1 bn)
    • Dutch Prins van Birkenfeld (1 bn)
    • Dutch Fagel (1 bn)
    • Dutch Baron van Pallandt (1 bn)
    • Dutch Waes (1 bn)
    • Dutch Heukelom (1 bn)
    • Velel (1 bn) unidentified unit
    • Idon (1 bn) unidentified unit
    • Dutch Salisch (1 bn)
    • Dutch Lindtsau (1 bn)
    • Dutch Tassin de Torsay (1 bn)
    • Dutch Holstein (1 bn) could be Holstein-Ploen, Holstein-Norburg or Holstein Beck
    • Dutch (Scot) Colyear (1 bn)
    • Dutch Prins van Brandenburg (1 bn)
    • Münster Elberfeld Infantry (1 bn) in Dutch pay
    • Münster Schwarz (1 bn) in Dutch pay
    • Münster Nagel (1 bn) in Dutch pay
    • Münster Carnarens (1 bn) in Dutch pay
    • unidentified units from Hesse-Kassel (1 bn)
    • unidentified Swiss units in Dutch service (3 bns)
  • Cavalry (23 sqns)
    • Dutch Graaf van Tilly (2 sqns)
    • Dutch Obdam (2 sqns)
    • Dutch Cannenburg (2 sqns)
    • Dutch Hertog van Sachsen-Heilburg (2 sqns)
    • Dutch Prins van Hessen-Homburg (2 sqns)
    • Dutch Baldwin (1 sqn)
    • Sachsen-Gothaer Prinz von Saxe Gotha Dragoons (3 sqns) aka Hardenburg
    • Sachsen-Gothaer Stubenvelt Dragoons (3 sqns)
    • Holstein von der Nath Dragoons (3 sqns)
    • Holstein Bauditz Dragoons (3 sqns)

References

Bottema, J. K. H. L: Ekeren 30 Juni 1703 in Mars et Historia, 7e Jaargang, no. 3, August 1972, pp. 73-80

Wijn, J.W.: Het Staatse Leger, Vol. VII, Band I, Bijlage 24, p. 726f

Pelet and François Eugène de Vault: Mémoires militaires relatifs à la Succession d'Espagne sous Louis XIV, Vol. 3 p. 763