Robert Dalziel's Foot

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Origin and History

This regiment was raised in 1709 in Portugal.

During the War of the Spanish Succession, the successive proprietors of the regiment were:

  • from from 22 April 1709 to 1712: Robert Dalziel aka Dalzell

The regiment was disbanded in 1712.

Service during the War

On 27 July 1710, the regiment took part in the Battle of Almenar, where it was deployed in Wade’s Brigade in the first line of the centre. On 20 August, it probably fought in the Battle of Saragossaas part of Lussy's Brigade, which was deployed in the first line. On 8 December, it was present at the Combat of Brihuega where they were taken prisoners.

The regiment was disbanded in 1712.

Uniform

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Colours

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References

Dalton, Charles (ed.): English Army List and Commission Registers Vol. VI. (1707-1714), London 1904, p. 279

N.B.: the section Service during the War is partly derived from our articles depicting the various campaigns, battles and sieges.

Acknowledgement

Jörg Meier for the initial version of this article