Military Subjects: Organization, Strategy & Tactics

King George’s Martinien: Losses and Senior Officer Casualties in the British Army 1793 to 1815 -- West Indies – 1803 to 1805

By Steve Brown

Great Britain declared war on France and Holland on 16 May 1803.

MORNE FORTUNÉE (St Lucia) – 22 June 1803

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Staff

-

-

1

-

-

-

 

Lt Col George Morden (60, AG)

Royal Artificers

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

2/1st Foot

-

9

2

45

-

1

 

Lt Col Donald Macdonald

64th Foot

-

6

4

33

-

1

 

Lt Col Edward Michael Pakenham, Maj George Richardson

68th Foot

-

-

-

-

-

1

   

3rd West India Regiment

-

4

2

23

-

5

   

Total

-

19

9

102

-

8

   

FORTS LEYDON & FRIDERICI (Surinam) – 30 April 1804

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Engineers

-

1

1

1

-

-

   

16th Foot

-

-

-

-

-

-

   

2/60th Foot

-

-

-

-

-

-

   

64th Foot

-

2

2

9

-

-

 

Lt Col George Cranstoun

87th Foot

-

-

1

-

-

-

   

6th West India Regiment

-

-

-

-

-

-

   

Total

-

3

4

10

-

-

   

On 12 December 1804, Great Britain declared war on Spain.

DEFENCE OF DOMINICA – 22 February 1805

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Artillery

-

-

-

3

-

-

   

46th Foot

-

12

1

7

-

-

   

1st West India Regiment

1

9

2

8

-

-

Maj Abraham Nunn

 

Total

1

21

3

18

-

-

   


Placed on the Napoleon Series: August 2010

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