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Armes díHonneur Awarded to the Regiments d'Infanterie Legere

By Tony Broughton

Following on from the previous article on the Armes díHonneur Awarded to the Regiments díInfanterie de Ligne below is listed the Armes díHonneur awarded to the Regiments díInfanterie Legere. The Regiments díInfanterie Legere received a total of Two hundred and thirty eight Armes díHonneur.

Sabres díHonneur: Sixty-five
Fusils díHonneur: One hundred sixty-two
Baguettes díHonneur: Nine
Carbine díHonneur: One
Award unknown: One

As before the regiments would have been classed as Demi-brigades díInfanterie Legere, however as all the Regiments apart from the 20e and 30e† Demi-brigades which were disbanded in 1803 and 1802 respectively served during the Empire period I have given them their imperial title Ė Regiments díInfanterie Legere.

Armes díHonneur Awarded to Individual Regiments díInfanterie Legere

Rťgiment

Sabres díHonneur

Fusils díHonneur

Baguettes díHonneur

Carbine †díHonneur

Total Awards

1er Regiment

 

5

   

6

2e Regiment

5

 

   

6

3e† Regiment

 

7

   

8

4e† Regiment

6

3

   

9

5e† Regiment

2

5

   

7

6e† Regiment

 

5

1

 

7

7e† Regiment

 

6

2

 

9

8e† Regiment

 

8

   

8

9e† Regiment

2

6

   

8

10e† Regiment

3

4

 

 

8

11e† Regiment

 

1

   

 

12e† Regiment

3

2

   

5

13e† Regiment

         

14e† Regiment

 

5

3

 

8

15e† Regiment

4

2

   

6

16e† Regiment

3

5

   

8

17e† Regiment

 

0

   

0

18e† Regiment

5

3

   

8

19e† Regiment

3

     

3

20e Demi-brigade

1
     

 

21e† Regiment

4

1

   

5

22e† Regiment

3

2

1

1

6

23e† Regiment

 

8

   

8

24e† Regiment

 

3

   

3

25e† Regiment

2

5

2

 

9

26e† Regiment

2

3

   

5

27e† Regiment

3

2

   

5

28e† Regiment

3

6

   

9

29e† Regiment

 

2

   

3

30e Demi-brigade

2

 

   

3

31e† Regiment

4

     

4

Total

65

64

9

1

237

Armes díHonneur Awarded by Rank

††††††††††††††† Rank

†† Sabres d'íHonneur

Fusils díHonneur

Baguettes díHonneur

Carbine †díHonneur

Total Awards

Chef de Brigade

         

Chef de Bataillon

         

Capitaine Adjutant Major

         

Capitaine

5

       

Lieutenant

5

       

Sous-lieutenant

5

       

Adjutant-sous-officer

4

       

Sergent-majors

3

9

     

Sergent de carabiniers

2

 

     

Sergent

29

44

   

 

Caporal de carabiniers

 

5

     

Caporals

 

36

     

Carabiniers

 

29

     

Chasseurs

 

32

 

1
 

Fourriers

 

 

     

Tambour-majors

 

       

Tambours

   
9

 

 

Rank unknown

 

4

     

Total

65

62

9

1

 

 

 
 
Placed on the Napoleon Series: June 2004
 

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