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27th and 28th July 1809.

A battle in the The Peninsular Campaign.

Much information on this wiki page and this site.

For a good introduction to the Peninsular Campaign, this site is very good.

The principal battle honour, carried on the collar dogs, of the 2nd Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment (The Poachers) who have a proud tradition of shoeing frogs wherever they may be.

"When I was bound apprentice in Famous Lincolnshire" etc.


See also Duke of Wellington, Napoleon, Frog, French, Sharpe, Badajoz, Fuentes Onoro, Salamanca and Yet another occasion when the slovenly Frogs were given a richly deserved slapping