Thorigny Infanterie

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Origin and History

The regiment was formed on 1 January 1706 in Normandy by N. de Thorigny from two militia battalions from Caen.

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

  • from 1 January 1706: N. de Thorigny
  • from 1706 to 1713: N. de Chambaud

The regiment was disbanded in December 1713.

Service during the War

From 1706 to 1708, the regiment garrisoned various places in Flanders.

From 1709 to 1713, the regiment was stationed in the lines of the Lauter.

In July and August 1710, the two battalions of the regiment took part in the Siege of Béthune.

In December 1711, the second battalion was disbanded.

In December 1713, the first battalion was disbanded.


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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. 314