Brancas Infanterie

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Origin and History

The regiment was raised on 22 March 1702 by N. de Brancas.

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

  • from 22 March 1702: N. de Brancas
  • from 13 July 1709: Marie-Joseph de Brancas, Marquis d’Oyse
  • from 7 September 1711 to 1715: N. de Labadie

The regiment was disbanded in 1715.

Service during the War

In 1702, the regiment joined the Army of Flanders.

In 1706, the regiment was transferred to the Moselle.

In 1712 or 1713, the regiment was transferred to Roussillon.

In 1714, the regiment took part in the Siege of Barcelona.


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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. 294