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King George’s Martinien: Losses and Senior Officer Casualties in the British Army 1793 to 1815 -- Austrian Netherlands – 1793 to 1795

By Steve Brown

SAINT AMAND (RAISMES) – 8 May 1793

  Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

1/Coldstream Foot Guards

-

-

1*#

76*

-

-

 

 

1/3rd Foot Guards

-

-

-

-

-

-

 

 

Guards Flank Battalion

-

-

-

-

-

-

 

 

Total

-

-

1*

76*

-

-

 

 

* Total losses - returns do not distinguish between K, W or M.

# Ensign Kenneth Alexander Howard of the Coldstreams thus became (unofficially) the first British officer casualty in Europe of this 22 year war against France.

 

FAMARS – 23 May 1793

  Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

14th Foot

-

-

-

9

-

-

 

 

37th Foot

-

1

-

2

-

-

 

 

53rd Foot

-

1

-

3

-

-

 

 

Total

-

2

-

14

-

-

 

 

 

ST SAUVE – 25 July 1793

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

1/1st Foot Guards

-

1

1

4

-

-

 

 

1/Coldstream Foot Guards

-

-

-

1

-

-

 

 

1/3rd Foot Guards

-

-

-

2

-

-

 

 

Guards Flank Battalion

-

-

-

2

-

-

 

 

Line Flank Battalion

-

-

-

3

-

-

 

 

14th Foot

-

-

1

1

-

-

 

 

53rd Foot

-

-

-

2

-

1

 

 

Total

-

1

2

15

-

1

 

 

 

VALENCIENNES – 27 July 1793

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Artillery

-

3

-

4

-

-

 

 

11th Light Dragoons

-

-

-

-

-

-

 

 

1/1st Foot Guards

1

9

1

13

-

-

 

 

1/Coldstream Foot Guards

-

3

1

13

-

-

 

Lt Col Earl of Cavan

1/3rd Foot Guards

-

8

-

17

-

-

 

 

Guards Flank Battalion

-

7

-

17

-

-

 

 

Line Flank Battalion

-

-

1

13

-

-

 

 

14th Foot

-

5

7

13

-

-

 

 

53rd Foot

-

4

-

14

-

-

 

 

Total

1

39

10

104

-

-

 

 

 

CAESAR’S CAMP (BOURLON) – 7 August 1793

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

11th Light Dragoons

-

1

-

-

-

-

 

 

15th Light Dragoons

-

-

-

1

-

-

 

 

16th Light Dragoons

-

2

-

-

-

6

 

 

Total

-

3

-

1

-

6

 

 

 

LINCELLES – 18 August 1793

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Artillery

1

1

-

3

-

-

 

 

1/1st Foot Guards

1

21

4

44

-

-

Col Kingsmill Evans

Col Francis d’Oyley

1/Coldstream Foot Guards

1

8

3

45

-

-

Lt Col Thomas Bosville

Lt Col Isaac Gascoyne

1/3rd Foot Guards

-

8

2

45

-

-

 

 

Total

3

38

9

137

-

-

 

 

 

ROSENDAEL – 24 August 1793

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Artillery

-

3

1

7

-

-

 

 

Guards Flank Battalion

1

9

1

25

-

-

Lt Col George Eld (CG)

 

Line Flank Battalion

-

5

-

25

-

1

 

 

Total

1

17

2

57

-

1

 

 

 

SIEGE OF DUNKIRK (ARNECKE) – 6 September 1793

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

14th Foot

-

10

5

38

-

-

 

 

37th Foot

1

-

-

3

-

-

 

Col John Moncrieff

53rd Foot

-

-

-

4

-

-

 

 

Total

1

10

5

45

-

-

 

 

 

LANNOY – 28 October 1793

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Artillery

-

-

1

-

-

-

 

 

7th Light Dragoons

-

-

-

2

-

-

 

 

15th Light Dragoons

-

1

-

3

-

-

 

 

1/3rd Foot Guards

-

-

-

2

-

-

 

 

Total

-

1

1

7

-

-

 

 

 

SIEGE OF NIEUWPOORT – 23 to 30 October 1793

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

42nd Foot

-

-

-

3

-

-

 

 

53rd Foot

1

12

1

32

-

-

 

 

Total

1

12

1

35

-

-

 

 

 

ZANDVOORDE – 19 February 1794

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

York Rangers

-

-

-

3

-

-

 

 

Total

-

-

-

3

-

-

 

 

 

CATILLON – 17 April 1794

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

2 inf + 4 cav brigades

1

3

-

6

-

-

 

 

Total

1

3

-

6

-

-

 

 

 

VILLERS-EN-CAUCHIE – 24 April 1794

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

3rd Dragoon Guards

-

38

-

2

-

-

 

 

1st Dragoons

-

1

-

2

-

-

 

 

11th Light Dragoons

-

1

-

-

-

-

 

 

15th Light Dragoons

-

17

1

12

-

-

 

 

Total

-

57

1

16

-

-

 

 

 

BEAUMONT (LE CATEAU, or LANDRECIES, or BEAUMONT-EN-CAMBRESIS, or TROISVILLES) – 26 April 1794

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Staff

1

-

-

-

1

-

Maj Gen John Mansel

 

Royal Horse Guards

1

15

-

20

-

-

 

 

1st Dragoon Guards

-

6

-

13

-

1

 

 

3rd Dragoon Guards

2

15

2

8

-

-

 

 

5th Dragoon Guards

-

9

1

9

-

4

 

 

1st Dragoons

-

6

1

13

-

-

 

 

7th Light Dragoons

-

1

-

19

-

-

 

 

11th Light Dragoons

-

-

-

-

-

-

 

 

16th Light Dragoons

-

1

-

14

-

-

 

 

Total

4

53

4

96

1

5

 

 

 

COURTRAI – 26 April 1794

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

York Rangers

?

?

?

?

-

-

 

 

Total

 

 

 

 

-

-

 

 

 

WILLEMS (including BAISIEUX) – 10 May 1794

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Staff

-

-

1

-

-

-

 

Maj Henry Clinton (ADC)

Royal Horse Guards

-

2

1

8

-

1

 

 

2nd Dragoon Guards

-

2

-

2

-

-

 

 

3rd Dragoon Guards

-

-

-

3

-

-

 

 

6th Dragoon Guards

-

7

-

19

-

6

 

 

1st Dragoons

-

-

-

1

-

-

 

 

2nd Dragoons

-

6

1

11

-

2

 

 

6th Dragoons

-

3

-

7

-

-

 

 

7th Light Dragoons

-

-

-

4

-

-

 

 

11th Light Dragoons

-

7

-

3

-

-

 

 

15th Light Dragoons

-

-

-

14

-

-

 

 

16th Light Dragoons

-

3

2

7

-

1

 

 

14th Foot

-

1

-

-

-

-

 

 

Total

-

31

5

79

-

10

 

 

 

TOURCOING (LISLE) – 17 to 18 May 1794

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Artillery

1

5

2

18

1

27

Maj Jesse Wright

 

7th Light Dragoons

-

-

-

6

-

15

 

 

11th Light Dragoons

-

1

-

2

-

-

 

 

15th Light Dragoons

-

6

-

15

-

2

 

 

16th Light Dragoons

-

1

-

2

-

5

 

 

1/1st Foot Guards

-

5

-

7

-

20

 

 

1/Coldstream Foot Guards

-

-

-

7

-

9

 

 

1/3rd Foot Guards

-

1

-

9

-

31

 

 

Guards Flank Battalion

-

18

3

55

-

30

 

Lt Col George James Ludlow,
Lt Col Robert Manners

14th Foot

1

8

-

22

-

73

Bt Lt Col William Browne

 

37th Foot

-

13

2

38

2

143

 

 

53rd Foot

-

-

3

15

1

201

 

Maj Thomas Scott

Total

1

58

10

196

5

556

 

 

 

TOURNAY (PONT-À-CHIN) – 22 May 1794

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Artillery

-

1

-

2

-

-

 

 

7th Light Dragoons

-

-

-

-

-

-

 

 

14th Foot

-

5

1

29

-

5

Bt Maj Cochrane

 

37th Foot

-

1

3

29

-

2

 

 

53rd Foot

-

6

3

29

-

12

 

 

 

VRY-BOSCH – 6 June 1794

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

8th Light Dragoons

?

?

?

?

?

?

 

 

12th Foot

?

?

?

?

?

?

 

 

Total

?

?

?

?

?

?

 

 

 

GHITS (HOOGLEDE) – 13 June 1794

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

38th Foot

-

1

-

3

-

4

 

 

55th Foot

-

5

2

31

-

9

 

 

Total

-

6

2

34

-

13

 

 

 

ALOST – 6 July 1794

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

8th Light Dragoons

1

2

1

11

1

4

 

Lt Col John Vandaleur

14th Light Dragoons

-

1

-

2

-

-

 

 

27th Foot

-

-

-

2

-

-

 

 

42nd Foot

-

-

-

1

-

-

 

 

54th Foot

-

-

-

5

-

3

 

 

57th Foot

-

-

-

-

-

1

 

 

59th Foot

-

-

-

1

-

-

 

 

87th Foot

-

-

1

1

-

-

 

Lt Col John Doyle

Total

1

3

1

23

1

8

 

 

 

BOXTEL – 14 to 15 September 1794

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

1st Dragoon Guards

-

-

-

1

-

-

 

 

8th Light Dragoons

-

-

-

-

-

1

 

 

14th Light Dragoons

-

-

-

2

-

-

 

 

1/1st Foot Guards

-

5

-

1

1

14

 

 

Guards Grenadier Battalion

-

-

-

7

-

-

 

 

Guards Light Battalion

-

-

-

2

-

-

 

 

12th Foot

-

1

-

1

1

48

 

 

33rd Foot

-

-

-

-

-

2

 

 

44th Foot

-

-

-

-

-

4

 

 

89th Foot

?

?

?

?

?

?

 

 

Total

-

6

-

14

2

69

 

 

 

DRUTEN – 19 October 1794

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

37th Foot *

?

?

1

?

6

?

 

 

Total

?

?

1

?

6

?

 

 

* The 37th Foot lost their colour in this action.

 

SIEGE OF NIJMEGEN – 1 to 7 November 1794

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

15th Light Dragoons

-

1

-

5

-

-

 

 

8th Foot

-

2

1

9

-

1

 

 

27th Foot

-

1

1

10

-

-

 

 

28th Foot

-

-

-

5

-

2

 

 

55th Foot

-

-

2

12

-

3

 

 

63rd Foot

-

-

3

65

-

7

 

 

78th Foot

-

8

5

53

-

7

 

Maj Alexander Malcolm

Total

-

12

12

159

-

20

 

 

 

TUYL – 30 December 1794

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

19th Foot

-

1

-

4

-

-

 

 

33rd Foot

-

2

-

-

-

-

 

 

42nd Foot

-

-

-

7

-

-

 

 

78th Foot

1

1

1

4

-

-

Bt Maj Gabriel Murray

 

80th Foot

-

1

-

3

-

1

 

 

Total

1

5

1

18

-

1

 

 

 

GELDERMALSEN – 5 January 1795

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Staff

-

-

1

-

-

-

 

Maj Gen Robert Lawrie

Royal Artillery

-

-

-

11

-

2

 

 

11th Light Dragoons

-

1

-

6

-

-

 

 

33rd Foot

-

1

1

6

-

5

 

 

42nd Foot

-

1

1

7

-

-

 

 

78th Foot

-

-

1

24

-

-

 

 

Total

-

3

4

54

-

7

 

 

 

BUURMALSEN – 8 January 1795

 Regiment

Killed

Wounded

Missing

Senior Officer Casualties

Off

OR

Off

OR

Off

OR

Killed

Wounded

Royal Artillery

-

-

-

6

-

-

 

 

14th Foot

-

6

2

21

-

6

 

Lt Col Alexander Hope

27th Foot

3

3

3

16

-

1

Lt Col John Buller

Lt Col George Gillman, Maj Wilson

28th Foot

-

-

-

67

-

-

 

 

Total

3

9

5

110

-

7

 

 


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