Roger Elliott's Foot

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Origin and History

This regiment was raised in 1703.

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

  • from 10 April 1703 to 1713: Roger Elliot

The regiment was disbanded in 1713.

Service during the War

In 1704, the regiment received an additional company.

In 1705, the regiment serves as marines aboard the fleet.

By 1707, the regiment was garrisoning Gibraltar.

By mid-1711, the regiment garrisoned in Tarragona.

At the end of March 1712, the regiment was campaigning in Catalonia.

In 1713, the regiment was disbanded.

Uniform

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References

Dalton, Charles (ed.): English Army List and Commission Registers Vol. V. p. 10

Public Record Office Lists and Indexes, Vol. 53, Reprint New York 1963, p. 444

Tunath, Andrew: The British army in Catalonia after the battle of Brihuega, 1710-1712, in Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research, Vol. 91, No. 367 (Autumn 2013), pp. 182-205

Acknowledgement

Jörg Meier for the initial version of this article