Hart's Annual Army List, Special Reserve List, and Territorial Force List Volume 4

Hart's Annual Army List, Special Reserve List, and Territorial Force List Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1843 edition. Excerpt: ...boats ofl' Ivica in action with a French zebeck and Spanish packet. Blockade of Leghorn and defence of Elba, and attack on vessels in the Mole of Leghorn by the boats of H. M. S. Caroline and Salamine. Served in the blockading fleets oif Brest, Rochfort and Cadiz, frequently engaged in boat actions on those coasts. 1805. Onboard H. M. S. Blanche in the West Indies severely wounded and made prisoner in the action between that ship and a French squadron under Commodore Baudine. Served subsequently in the West Indies, and also in the Archipelago in 1830. Served several years _on the stafl' as adjutant and deputy judge advocate. Has received a reward from the Patriotic Fund. 20 Lieut.-Col. Burton served in the Baltic, coast of Spain, and West Indies, in 1801 and 2 5 North Sea and West Indies in 1803, 4, and 5, in the North Sea, and wrecked in the West Indies, in H.M.S. Astrea, in 1808; Adjutant 2nd battalion on the coast of Spain in 1812 and 13, and during the whole of the campaigns in America in 1813 and 14; has been frequently engaged with the enemy in boat affairs. ' 22 Lieut.-Col. Pilcher served with the boats of the British fleet, in 1801, in their occasional attack of the Spanish gun-boats and vessels of Cadiz. In 1803, served in His Majesty'! Ship, Raisonable, in the North Sea; 1804, attack of the gun-boats and batteries at Bouloglae; July 22, 1805, in the general action and defeat of the combined fleets of France and Spain. In August following, in action with La Topaze, French frigate. January 1806, landed with a battalion of Marines at the attack and capture of the Cape of Good Hope. In June following, with the same battalion, at the attack and defeat of the Spanish troops on the road to Buenos Ayres, and at the _capture of...show more

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  • Paperback | 274 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 494g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236803663
  • 9781236803665