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July 27th 1695

2015-09-03T22:06:31+00:00 November 3rd, 2012|Timeline|

At the Siege of Namur in Flanders, over 500 officers and men are killed by a mine. The Regiment rallies, and renews the assault on the French garrison, driving the enemy back and capturing part of the offences. ‘Namur’ is later awarded as a Battle Honour to be borne on the Regimental Colours.

November 13th 1715

2015-09-03T22:06:02+00:00 September 3rd, 2012|Timeline|

The Regiment forms part of a Government army sent to fight Jacobite forces at Sheriffmuir. Though inconclusive, the action ends the Jacobite campaign for the time being.