Berwick-Étrangers Infanterie

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Origin and History

The regiment was raised on 15 September 1702 by James FitzJames, Duke of Berwick with deserters from the British Army.

During the War of the Spanish Succession, the regiment was commanded by:

The regiment was disbanded in 1713 and its soldiers incorporated in the Irish regiment in the French service.

Service during the War

In 1703, the regiment served with the Army of Flanders.


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This article incorporates texts from the following books, which are now in the public domain:

  • Susane, Louis: Histoire de l'ancienne infanterie française, J. Corréard, Paris, 1849-1856, Tome 8, p. 309