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King George’s Martinien: Losses and Senior Officer Casualties in the British Army 1793 to 1815 -- Walcheren - 1809

By Steve Brown

LANDING ON WALCHEREN – 2 to 6 August 1809

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Staff Corps

-

-

1

3

-

-

   

3/1st Foot

-

4

-

5

-

-

   

1/5th Foot

-

1

-

20

-

-

   

2/14th Foot

-

-

-

2

-

-

   

1/26th Foot

-

5

1

20

-

-

   

1/32nd Foot

-

2

-

15

-

-

   

68th Foot

-

1

3

9

-

-

   

1/71st Foot

-

9

2

25

-

4

   

2/81st Foot

-

2

1

4

-

-

   

85th Foot

-

-

-

7

-

-

   

2/95th Foot

-

1

1

3

-

-

   

Total

-

25

9

113

-

4

   

WALCHEREN – 7 August 1809

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Artillery

-

-

1

1

-

-

   

3/1st Foot

-

1

-

11

-

-

   

1/5th Foot

-

5

4

47

1

2

 

Bt Maj Henry Bird (POW)

2/35th Foot

-

3

-

8

-

2

   

2/59th Foot

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

76th Foot

-

1

-

-

-

-

   

2/95th Foot

-

-

1

6

-

-

   

1st Light Battalion KGL

-

4

2

12

-

-

   

Total

-

14

8

86

1

4

   

FLUSHING (VLISSINGEN) – 8 to 15 August 1809

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Artillery

-

6

-

10

-

-

   

Royal Engineers

-

1

-

2

-

-

 

Col William Fyers

3/1st Foot

-

-

1

-

-

-

   

2nd Foot

-

1

1

4

-

-

   

1/5th Foot

1

2

-

9

-

-

   

2/14th Foot

-

1

1

4

-

-

   

1/26th Foot

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

2/35th Foot

-

1

-

-

-

-

   

1/36th Foot

-

3

1

9

-

-

 

Maj Alexander McKenzie

2/59th Foot

-

2

-

3

-

-

   

2/63rd Foot

-

-

-

2

-

-

   

68th Foot

-

3

2

13

-

-

   

1/71st Foot

1

1

2

7

-

-

   

76th Foot

-

2

-

-

-

-

   

2/81st Foot

-

1

-

2

-

-

   

2/84th Foot

-

-

-

2

-

-

   

2/95th Foot

-

1

1

8

-

-

   

1st Light Battalion KGL

-

-

-

7

-

-

   

2nd Light Battalion KGL

1

3

-

11

-

-

   

Total

3

28

9

92

-

-

   

WHOLE CAMPAIGN – July 1809 to February 1810 (as at February 1810)

   

Off

OR

Embarked for service

1738

37481

Died on service

7

99

Died since sent home

20

1850

Deserted

-

84

Discharged

-

25

     

Total who returned & now borne on the strength of their respective regiments

1671

33373

Of which number are reported sick

217

11296

 

Placed on the Napoleon Series: August 2010

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