After several months of absence a new article about Allied 1st Corps at Waterloo.
The 1st Corp was formed with 3 Brigades.
In the 5th British brigade were presents 4 units:
30°,33°,69° and 73 ° (Highland) foot regiments.
At Quatre Bras the 8th Cuirassier Regiment overran the 69th foot, seizing the regiment’s King’s Color.
Four units were presents in the 2nd King German Legion Brigade :
1st and 2nd Light, 5th and 8th line battalions.
The 2nd light battalion constituted the entrire garrison of the farm of the La Haye-Sainte.
The regiment was overwhelmed by French only when it ran out of ammunition about 6 p.m.
The 5th regiment suffered heavy casualties during the battle of Waterloo, only 6 officers and 18 other ranks survived.
1st Hanoverian Brigade:
6 battalions formed the Brigade:
Grubenhangen, Lunenburg, Werden, Bremen, Osnabruck (some source says Duke of York 1st Battalion), and a jager battalion.
See you soon … e che il dado voli alto!