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

RECONNAISANCE ON ANTWERP (MERXCEM) – 13 January 1814

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Artillery

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

2/25th Foot

-

1

-

4

-

-

   

33rd Foot

-

-

-

-

-

1

   

2/78th Foot

1

7

4

20

-

-

 

Col John McLeod

3/95th Foot

-

1

-

1

-

-

   

Total

1

9

4

26

-

1

   

MERXCEM – 2 to 5 February 1814

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Artillery

*

*

*

*

*

*

   

2/25th Foot

*

*

*

*

*

*

   

33rd Foot

*

*

*

*

*

*

   

2/35th Foot

*

*

*

*

*

*

   

2/37th Foot

*

*

*

*

*

*

   

2/44th Foot

-

-

-

-

-

-

   

2/52nd Foot

-

-

-

-

-

-

   

2/54th Foot

*

*

*

*

*

*

   

3/56th Foot

-

13

1

24

-

-

   

2/73rd Foot

-

*

2

*

*

*

   

3/95th Foot

*

*

*

*

*

*

   

Total

-

9

16

185

-

2

   

* Exact losses not known.

BERGEN-OP-ZOOM – 9 March 1814

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded & Missing

Staff

1

-

-

-

2

-

Brig Gen William Gore, Maj Gen John Skerrett

Maj Gen George Cooke

Royal Artillery

-

-

1

?

-

-

 

Bt Maj John Michell

Royal Engineers

1

-

-

-

-

-

   

Royal Sappers & Miners

1

-

?

?

-

-

   

2/1st Foot Guards

3

50

3

?

6

171

Lt Col James MacDonald, Lt Col George Clifton

Lt Col Leslie Jones (M)

2/Coldstream Foot Guards

-

1

1

-

-

8

   

2/3rd Foot Guards

1

1

1

?

-

24

Lt Col Robert Mercer

 

4/1st Foot

4

37

4

71

3

572

 

Lt Col Frederick Muller (M)

2/21st Foot

1

19

6

?

2

57

 

Bt Lt Col Robert Henry

33rd Foot

-

29

9

?

1

56

 

Lt Col William Elphinstone

2/37th Foot

1

37

3

?

1

132

   

2/44th Foot

2

41

4

?

12

214

Lt Col George Carleton

Bt Lt Col George Harding

55th Foot

-

8

1

?

11

62

 

Maj Alexander Hog (M)

2/69th Foot

2

42

2

60

3

215

 

Lt Col Charles Morice, Maj George Muttlebury (M)

2/91st Foot

1

46

2

?

10

199

 

Lt Col Benjamin Ottley

Total

18

311

37

131+?

51

1710

   

Likely Total reported casualties were Officers – 17K, 54W; Other Ranks – 370K, 479W; Missing & POW 1709 (of which about 79 were wounded).

Placed on the Napoleon Series: August 2010

 

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