Siougeat Infanterie

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Origin and History

The regiment was raised on 7 January 1702 by Jean de Layser, Marquis de Siougeat.

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

  • from 7 January 1702 to 8 September 1706: Jean de Layser, Marquis de Siougeat

The regiment was destroyed on 8 September 1706 in the Battle of Turin.

Service during the War

In 1704, the regiment joined the Army of Italy. It took part in the sieges of Vercelli, Ivrea and Verrua.

In 1706, the regiment took part in the Siege of Turin. On 8 September, it fought in the Battle of Turin, where it was virtually annihilated.

The regiment was not re-raised.

Uniform

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Colours

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References

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. 292