The Campaigns and History of the Royal Irish Regiment from 1684 to 1902

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George Le Mesurier

Series: Political Science and History
BISAC: HIS018000

The Campaigns and History of the Royal Irish Regiment 1684-1902 by Lt. Col G. Le M. Gretton is the complete military history of the Royal Irish Regiment from the late 17th century to the early 20th century.
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PREFACE
CHAPTER I. 1684-1697. THE RAISING OF THE REGIMENT: AND THE WARS OF WILLIAM III.
CHAPTER II. 1701-1717. MARLBOROUGH’S CAMPAIGNS IN THE WAR OF THE SPANISH SUCCESSION
CHAPTER III. 1718-1793. THE SECOND SIEGE OF GIBRALTAR—THE SIEGE OF OSTEND—LEXINGTON—BUNKER’S HILL
CHAPTER IV. 1793-1817. THE WAR WITH THE FRENCH REPUBLIC: TOULON—CORSICA—EGYPT. THE NAPOLEONIC WAR: THE WEST INDIES
CHAPTER V. 1817-1848. THE FIRST WAR WITH CHINA
CHAPTER VI. 1848-1854. THE SECOND WAR WITH BURMA
CHAPTER VII. 1854-1856. THE WAR IN THE CRIMEA
CHAPTER VIII. 1856-1859. OPERATIONS DURING THE MUTINY IN INDIA
CHAPTER IX. 1858-1882. RAISING OF THE SECOND BATTALION: THE WAR IN NEW ZEALAND
CHAPTER X. THE FIRST BATTALION. 1865-1884. CHANGE IN ARMY ORGANISATION: THE SECOND AFGHAN WAR
CHAPTER XI. THE SECOND BATTALION. 1882-1883. THE WAR IN EGYPT
CHAPTER XII. THE FIRST BATTALION. 1884-1885. THE NILE EXPEDITION
CHAPTER XIII. THE SECOND BATTALION. 1883-1902. THE BLACK MOUNTAIN EXPEDITION: THE TIRAH CAMPAIGN
CHAPTER XIV. THE FIRST BATTALION. 1885-1900. MOUNTED INFANTRY IN MASHONALAND: THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA: COLESBERG AND BETHLEHEM
CHAPTER XV. THE FIRST BATTALION. 1900-1902. SOUTH AFRICA (CONTINUED): SLABBERT’S NEK: THE BRANDWATER BASIN: BERGENDAL: MONUMENT HILL: LYDENBURG: THE MOUNTED INFANTRY OF THE ROYAL IRISH REGIMENT
APPENDICES:
1. THE MOVEMENTS OF THE XVIIIth ROYAL IRISH REGIMENT FROM THE TIME OF ITS FORMATION IN 1684 TO THE END OF THE WAR IN SOUTH AFRICA IN 1902, AND THE PLACES WHERE IT HAS BEEN QUARTERED IN TIME OF PEACE
2. CASUALTY ROLL
3. OFFICERS OF THE 1ST AND 2ND BATTALIONS WHO DIED IN THE WEST INDIES BETWEEN 1805 AND 1816
4. ROLL OF OFFICERS, WARRANT OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS, AND MEN OF THE ROYAL IRISH REGIMENT TO WHOM HAVE BEEN AWARDED THE VICTORIA CROSS, MEDALS FOR DISTINGUISHED CONDUCT IN THE FIELD, FOR MERITORIOUS SERVICE, AND FOR LONG SERVICE AND GOOD CONDUCT
5. THE TIRAH CAMPAIGN: COLONEL LAWRENCE’S ORDER OF JUNE 8, 1898
6. THE SOLDIER’S KIT IN SOUTH AFRICA
7. INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE DEFENCE OF TRAINS
8. DIARY SHOWING MOVEMENT OF THE FIRST BATTALION IN THE NORTH OF THE TRANSVAAL BETWEEN APRIL 12, 1901, AND SEPTEMBER 30, 1901
9. SUCCESSION OF COLONELS OF THE REGIMENT
10. MEMORIALS OF THE ROYAL IRISH REGIMENT
11. TABLE SHOWING THE FORMER NUMBERS AND PRESENT NAMES OF THE INFANTRY REGIMENTS OF THE REGULAR ARMY
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