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King George’s Martinien: Losses and Senior Officer Casualties in the British Army 1793 to 1815 -- Mediterranean – 1806 to 1814

By Steve Brown

 

MAIDA (Italy) – 4 July 1806

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Staff

-

-

1

-

-

-

 

Bt Lt Col James Moore (23LD)

Royal Artillery

-

-

-

3

-

-

   

Line Grenadier Battalion

-

4

1

26

-

-

 

Maj John Hamill (Malta Regt)

Line Light Battalion

1

7

3

42

-

-

 

Maj Henry Powlett (44)

20th Foot

-

1

-

6

-

-

   

1/27th Foot

-

6

-

47

-

-

   

35th Foot

?

             

1/58th Foot

-

-

-

2

-

-

   

61st Foot

?

             

2/78th Foot

-

4

7

74

-

-

 

Lt Col Patrick McLeod, Maj David Stuart

1/81st Foot

-

19

2

63

-

-

   

Wattevilles Regiment

-

-

-

3

-

-

   

Royal Corsican Rangers

-

3

-

5

-

-

   

Total

1

44

14

265

-

-

   

COTRONE (Italy) – 28 July 1806

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

2/78th Foot

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

Total

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

SCILLA (Sicily) – 4 to 17 February 1808

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Artillery

-

3

-

9

-

-

   

1/27th Foot

-

3

-

14

-

-

   

1/58th Foot

-

3

-

6

-

-

   

1/62nd Foot

-

2

-

2

-

-

   

Total

-

11

-

31

-

-

   

CAPRI (Gulf of Naples) – 5 to 16 October 1808

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Corsican Rangers

-

-

-

15*

-

20#

   

Maltese Regiment

-

-

-

25*

-

680#

   

Total

-

-

-

40*

-

700#

   

* Total K&W, breakdown by type not known

# The bulk of these were taken POW.

SCILLA CASTLE (Sicily) – 13 to 28 June 1809

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Artillery

-

-

-

2

-

-

   

1/10th Foot

-

-

-

-

-

2

   

1/21st Foot

1

1

-

7

4

89*

   

Chasseurs Britannique

-

-

-

-

-

13

   

Dillons Regiment

-

-

-

-

-

2

   

Total

1

1

-

9

4

106

   

* The bulk of these were taken POW.

ISCHIA (Gulf of Naples) – 24 to 30 June 1809

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

1/21st Foot

1

-

-

-

-

-

   

6th Line Battalion KGL

-

1

-

3

-

-

   

Corsican Rangers

-

-

1

3

-

-

   

Calabrian Free Corps

-

2

-

1

-

-

   

Total

1

3

1

7

-

-

   

ST MAURA (LEUCADIA) (Ionian Islands) – 22 March to 16 April 1810

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Staff

-

-

1

1

-

-

   

Royal Artillery

-

2

-

6

-

-

   

Royal Engineers

-

-

1

-

-

-

   

1/35th Foot

1

3

-

5

-

-

   

Royal Marines

-

7

2

25

-

-

   

Rolls Regiment

-

-

-

11

-

-

   

Calabrian Free Corps

1

2

4

17

-

-

   

Royal Corsican Rangers

-

4

1

8

-

17

   

1st Greek Light Infantry

-

3

6

23

-

-

   

2nd Greek Light Infantry

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

Total

2

21

15

97

-

17

   

MILI (Sicily) – 17 to 18 September 1810

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

1/21st Foot

-

-

-

3

-

-

   

3rd Line Battalion KGL

-

-

-

-

-

-

   

Total

-

-

-

3

-

-

   

CAPE PALINURO (Sicily) – 1 November 1811

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

1/62nd Foot

1

3

2

6

-

-

   

Total

1

3

2

6

-

-

   

GENOA (Italy) – 13 to 17 April 1814

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Artillery

-

1

-

4

-

-

   

1/21st Foot

-

2

1

13

-

-

   

1/31st Foot

-

5

2

34

-

-

   

1/62nd Foot

-

1

-

9

-

-

   

6th Line Battalion KGL

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

8th Line Battalion KGL

-

10

-

49

-

-

   

3rd Italian Regiment

-

10

1

21

-

-

 

Maj Sordeau

Total

-

29

4

131

-

-

   

Placed on the Napoleon Series: August 2010

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