Happy Alma Day!

Discussion in 'Infantry' started by Manninagh, Sep 20, 2012.

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  1. Greetings, Green Howards everywhere. XIX!
     
  2. Did the Green Howards adopt Alma Cogan as a mascot, or something?
     
  3. So a quick blast of 'Bonny Yellow Rose' to mark it mate ...........XIX
     
  4. alma_baldwin.jpg

    She don't look that happy to me?
     
  5. Not just the XIX - there were others there as well!
     
  6. Just one or two
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    [TD]British Order of Battle:
    Commander in Chief: Field Marshal Lord Raglan

    The Cavalry Division: General the Earl of Lucan
    Troop of Royal Horse Artillery
    Light Brigade: Major-General the Earl of Cardigan
    4th Light Dragoons
    8th Hussars
    11th Hussars
    13th Light Dragoons
    17th Lancers

    First Division: the Duke of Cambridge
    Two field batteries Royal Artillery
    Guards Brigade: General Bentinck
    3rd Battalion, Grenadier Guards
    1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards
    1st Battalion, Scots Fusilier Guards
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    Highland Brigade: Major General Sir Colin Campbell
    42nd Highlanders
    79th Highlanders
    93rd HighlandersSecond Division: Lieutenant-General Sir de Lacy Evans
    Two field batteries Royal Artillery
    Third Brigade: Brigadier-General Adams
    41st Regiment
    47th Regiment
    49th Regiment

    Fourth Brigade: Brigadier-General Pennefather
    30th Regiment
    55th Regiment
    95th Regiment

    Third Division: Lieutenant-General Sir Richard England
    Two field batteries Royal Artillery​
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    Fifth Brigade: Brigadier-General Sir John Campbell
    4th King’s Own Royal Regiment
    38th Regiment
    50th Regiment

    Sixth Brigade: Brigade-General Eyre
    1st Royal Regiment
    28th Regiment
    44th Regiment

    Fourth Division: Major-General Sir George Cathcart
    One field batteries Royal Artillery​
    Seventh Brigade: Brigadier-General Torrens
    20th Regiment
    21st Royal Scots Fusiliers
    68th Regiment
    Eighth Brigade:
    46th Regiment
    (57th Regiment, which did not land until after the battle)[/TD]
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    Light Division: Lieutenant-General Sir George Brown
    One troop of Royal Horse Artillery and one field battery Royal Artillery
    2nd Battalion the Rifle Brigade.

    First Brigade (known as the Fusilier Brigade): Major-General Codrington
    7th Royal Fusiliers
    23rd Royal Welch Fusiliers
    33rd Regiment

    Second Brigade: Major-General Buller
    19th Regiment
    77th Regiment
    88th Regiment
     
  7. Although the RAF RSS feed claims the rockapes won it ;-)
     
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  8. Is that after four hours, 10,000 rounds and an apache came to help.......