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

By Steve Brown

ACTIONS IN FRONT OF NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana) – 25 December 1814 to 5 January 1815

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Artillery

1

14

1

17

-

-

   

Royal Sappers & Miners

1

-

-

1

-

-

   

1/4th Foot

-

-

-

4

-

-

   

1/21st Foot

-

2

1

5

-

-

   

1/44th Foot

1

1

-

5

-

1

   

85th Foot

-

6

4

15

-

-

   

1/93rd Foot

-

11

1

14

-

1

   

3/95th Foot

-

4

-

6

-

1

   

1st West India Regiment

1

-

-

-

-

-

   

5th West India Regiment

-

5

-

4

-

-

   

Total

4

43

7

71

-

3

   

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana) – 8 January 1815

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded & Missing

Staff

2

-

4

-

-

-

Maj Gen Edward Michael Pakenham, Maj Gen Samuel Gibbs

Maj Gen John Keane

Royal Artillery

-

5

-

10

-

-

   

Royal Sappers & Miners

-

-

-

3

-

-

   

1/4th Foot

1

41

22

232

1

54

 

Lt Col Arthur Brooke, Bt Lt Col Alured Faunce, Bt Lt Col Tim Jones

1/7th Foot

2

39

4

49

-

-

Maj George King

 

1/21st Foot

3

67

4

151

9

227

Maj John Whitaker, Bt Lt Col Robert Renny

Lt Col William Paterson, Maj Alexander Ross, Bt Maj James McHaffie (M)

1/43rd Foot

-

11

2

40

1

5

   

1/44th Foot

2

33

9

154

1

79

 

Bt Lt Col Henry Debbeig

85th Foot

-

2

2

39

-

1

 

Lt Col William Thornton

1/93rd Foot

3

60

9

368

3

103

Lt Col Robert Dale

 

3/95th Foot

-

11

7

94

-

-

   

Royal Marines

-

2

3

13

-

-

   

1st West India Regiment

-

5

5

18

-

1

   

5th West India Regiment

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

Total

13

276

71

1172

15

459

   

ACTIONS IN FRONT OF NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana) – 9 to 26 January 1815

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded & Missing

1/43rd Foot

-

1

1

3

-

-

   

85th Foot

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

Total

-

1

1

4

-

-

   

POINT PETRE (Georgia) – 13 January 1815

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded & Missing

Royal Marines

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

2nd West India Regiment

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

Royal West India Rangers

?

?

?

?

?

?

   

Total

-

1*

-

3*

-

-

   

* Regiments not known.

FORT BOWYER (Alabama) – 11 February 1815

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Sappers & Miners

-

-

-

1

-

-

   

1/4th Foot

-

8

-

17

-

-

   

1/21st Foot

-

4

-

1

-

-

   

1/44th Foot

-

1

-

1

-

-

   

Total

-

13

-

20

-

-

   

Placed on the Napoleon Series: August 2010

 

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