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King George’s Martinien: Losses and Senior Officer Casualties in the British Army 1793 to 1815 -- West Indies Rebellions – 1795 to 1797

By Steve Brown

CARIB UPRISING ON GRENADA – 8 April 1795

Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

25th Foot

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

29th Foot

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

Total

3

-

-

80*

-

-

   

* Total K&W for other ranks, units not known.

CARIB UPRISING ON SAINT LUCIA – 14 to 22 April 1795

Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Artillery

-

-

-

5

-

-

   

9th Foot

-

7

1

22

-

-

   

61st Foot

-

9

5

65

-

5

   

68th Foot

1

1

1

14

-

-

   

Royal Rangers (York?)

-

12

1

32

-

-

   

Total

1

29

8

138

-

5

   

CARIB UPRISING - VIGIE (St Vincent) – 12 May 1795

Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

46th Foot

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

3/60th Foot

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

Total

-

-

4*

60*

-

-

   

* Total K&W, units not known.

MARTINIQUE – 28 June 1795

Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

9th Foot

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

16th Foot

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

4/60th Foot

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

68th Foot

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

Total

1

9

3

47

-

1

   

CHATEAU BELAIR (St Vincent) – 5 August 1795

Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

46th Foot

?

?

1

44

?

?

   

3/60th Foot

?

?

2

12

?

?

   

Total

-

-

3*

57*

-

-

   

* Total, breakdown between K&W not known.

MAROON REBELLION (Jamaica) – 9 August 1795

Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

18th Light Dragoons

5

30

?

15

?

?

   

Total

5

30

?

15

?

?

   

RECAPTURE OF VIGIE (St Vincent) – 2 October 1795

Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

40th Foot

1

10

-

13

-

-

   

54th Foot

1

9

1

29

-

1

   

59th Foot

1

23

2

59

-

-

   

Total

3

42

3

101

-

1

   

MOUNT WILLIAM (St Vincent) – 8 January 1796

Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Staff

-

-

1

-

-

-

 

Brig Gen William Strutt

Royal Artillery

-

4

-

3

-

3

   

40th Foot

-

12

2

17

-

8

 

Maj George Harcourt

54th Foot

-

31

5

50

-

45

   

59th Foot

-

6

2

19

-

4

   

2nd West India Regt

-

1

4

7

-

140

   

Total

-

54

14

96

-

210

   

MILLAR’S RIDGE (St Vincent) – 20 January 1796

Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

59th Foot

-

24

1

33

-

-

 

Lt Col George Prevost

Total

-

24

1

33

-

-

   

CARIB UPRISING - PORT ROYAL (Grenada) – 25 March 1796

Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

17th Light Dragoons

-

-

-

4

-

-

   

3rd Foot

2

11

2

51

-

-

Maj Edwards

 

8th Foot

-

-

1

-

-

-

 

Lt Col Edward Dawson

29th Foot

-

3

2

14

-

-

   

63rd Foot

-

2

-

15

-

-

   

88th Foot

-

2

-

6

-

-

   

Total

2

18

5

90

-

-

   

POST GRENIER (San Domingo) – 16 to 17April 1796

Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

66th Foot

-

1

-

1

-

-

   

69th Foot

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

Total

-

1

-

2

-

-

   

MORNE CHABOT (St Lucia) – 28 April to 1 May 1796

Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Grenadier Battalion

-

5

2

15

-

-

 

Maj Napier (63)

48th Foot

-

1

1

11

-

-

   

53rd Foot

-

13

3

46

-

9

   

York Rangers

1

4

1

8

-

-

   

Total

1

23

7

80

-

9

   

RECAPTURE OF SAINT LUCIA (including CUL DE SAC RIVER 2 May, VIGIE 17 May, MORNE FORTUNÉ 24 May) – 2 to 24 May 1796

Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Engineers

-

-

1

-

-

-

   

Royal Artificers

-

-

-

2

-

-

   

14th Foot

-

-

1

1

-

5

   

27th Foot

1

23

7

65

-

-

Maj Knevett Wilson

Maj R H Malcolm

28th Foot

-

4

3

16

-

-

   

31st Foot

-

-

6

108

2

63

 

Lt Col Adam Hay, Lt Robert Col Arbuthnot

38th Foot

1

-

-

-

-

-

   

42nd Foot

-

-

1

4

-

-

   

44th Foot

-

5

3

17

1

16

   

48th Foot

-

2

1

6

-

-

   

57th Foot

-

2

-

9

-

-

   

Lowensteins Chasseurs

-

-

2

9

-

12

   

Royal Etrangers

-

1

2

13

-

2

   

York Rangers

-

-

-

8

-

-

   

Total

2

37

27

258

3

98

   

BOMBARDE (San Domingo) – 8 June 1796

Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Artillery

-

-

1

3

-

-

 

Bt Maj Henry Thompson

Royal Artificers

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

32nd Foot

2

-

1

6

-

-

   

39th Foot

-

-

-

-

-

1

   

56th Foot

-

1

-

3

-

-

   

81st Foot

-

3

-

2

-

-

   

York Hussars

-

1

-

1

-

-

   

Total

2

5

2

16

-

-

   

CARIB UPRISING ON GRENADA – 9 to 19 June 1796

Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Artillery

1

-

-

1

-

-

Maj F.L. Deruvijnes

 

3rd Foot

-

1

-

5

-

-

   

8th Foot

-

1

-

5

-

-

   

27th Foot

-

1

-

-

-

-

   

Lowensteins Chasseurs

-

4

2

19

-

-

   

Royal Etrangers

-

2

1

24

-

-

   

Black Rangers

-

-

1

1

-

-

   

Total

1

9

4

55

-

-

   

CARIB UPRISING ON ST VINCENT (NEW VIGIE) – 9 June 1796

Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Staff

-

-

1

-

-

-

 

Maj Cosby (63)

Royal Artillery

-

-

-

3

-

-

   

Royal Engineers

-

-

1

-

-

-

   

3rd Foot

1

6

1

16

-

-

   

34th Foot

-

9

2

30

-

-

   

40th Foot

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

42nd Foot

-

10

1

28

-

-

   

46th Foot

-

2

-

1

-

-

   

59th Foot

-

-

1

2

-

-

   

2nd West India Regt

1

1

1

9

-

-

   

York Rangers

-

2

1

18

-

-

 

Maj Leval

Total

2

29

9

108

-

-

   

ST VINCENT – 20 July to 15 October 1796

Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Artillery

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

26th Light Dragoons

-

2

-

1

-

-

   

3rd Foot

-

4

-

21

-

-

   

40th Foot

-

4

1

2

-

-

   

42nd Foot

-

1

-

3

-

-

   

63rd Foot

-

3

-

7

-

-

   

2nd West India Regt

-

5

2

3

-

-

 

Lt Col Graham

Lowensteins Chasseurs

-

4

2

9

-

-

   

Total

-

23

5

47

-

-

   

JÉRÉMIE (San Domingo) – 8 to 12 August 1796

Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

13th Light Dragoons

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

17th Foot

-

7

-

15

-

-

   

Total

-

7

-

15

-

-

   

CAPTURE OF TRINIDAD – 17 February 1797

Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Staff

1

-

-

-

-

-

   

Total

1

-

-

-

-

-

   

PORTO RICO (SAN JUAN) (Puerto Rico) – 18 April to 1 May 1797

Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Artillery

-

7

-

5

-

-

   

Royal Engineers

-

5

-

-

-

-

   

14th Foot

-

-

-

3

-

-

   

42nd Foot

-

1

-

2

-

-

   

53rd Foot

-

3

1

3

1

-

   

4/60th Foot

-

1

-

3

-

-

   

87th Foot

-

2

-

3

-

13

   

Lowensteins Chasseurs

-

6

1

15

1

38

 

Lt Col Stammendorf

Lowensteins Fuzileers

1

4

-

30

1

70

   

Total

1

29

2

64

3

121

   

RAID ON TRUXILLO (Mexico) – 24 April 1797

Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

42nd Foot

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

53rd Foot

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

Total

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

 

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