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by Forum Manager
Mon Apr 02, 2007 7:23 pm
Forum: Event Reports
Topic: Landguard Fort Despatch - April 2007
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Landguard Fort Despatch - April 2007

The first Training Weekend for the 95th Rifles Living History [/size]. Despite 7 Riflemen and 3 camp followers succumbing to sickness and crippled vehicles, there was a good turn out by the Members representing our regiments: 1st Battalion 95th (Rifle) Regiment of Foot (1/95) , 2nd Battalion 44th Ea...
by Forum Manager
Wed Dec 13, 2006 5:59 pm
Forum: Event Reports
Topic: HarperCollins Honours Bernard Cornwell - December 2006
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HarperCollins Honours Bernard Cornwell - December 2006

On 13 December, representatives of the 3 Napoleonic Association 95th Rifles Battalions joined in the celebrations at the HarperCollins Publishers offices to honour Bernard Cornwell's 25 years as a fiction writer par excellence and the imminent award of his well-deserved OBE in recognition of his ser...
by Forum Manager
Tue Oct 24, 2006 10:32 am
Forum: Event Reports
Topic: Landguard Fort Despatch - Oct 2006
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Views: 9648

Landguard Fort Despatch - Oct 2006

The final public event of the year for the 95th Rifles Living History Society representing 1st Battalion 95th (Rifle) Regiment of Foot (1/95) , 2nd Battalion 44th East Essex Regiment of Foot (2/44) and 62eme Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne . The authorities of this magnificent Georgian/Victorian fort...
by Forum Manager
Mon Oct 02, 2006 11:21 am
Forum: Visitors' Quarters - 1/95th Rifle
Topic: Ranks
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Views: 29761

Ranks

Our friends in the 2/95th have done a lot of research on ranks and have produced the following list for the 95th which is probably, therefore, the most accurate to date: Rank and File : Private (Recruit in training) Rifleman Bugler Chosenman (a distiction as opposed to rank) Corporal Corporal Bugler...
by Forum Manager
Tue Sep 12, 2006 9:44 pm
Forum: Event Reports
Topic: Fort Nelson Grand Military Tattoo Despatch - Sept 2006
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Fort Nelson Grand Military Tattoo Despatch - Sept 2006

Sat 2 September 2006 For the 95th Rifles Living History Society this event was meant to be attended by 2nd Battalion 44th East Essex Regiment of Foot (2/44) but C/M Badger and I decided to tag along to add a bit of green to the proceedings and represent the 1st Battalion 95th (Rifle) Regiment of Fo...
by Forum Manager
Thu Sep 07, 2006 12:07 am
Forum: Event Reports
Topic: Waltham Abbey Despatch - August 2006
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Waltham Abbey Despatch - August 2006

Sun/Mon 27/28 August 2006 The final NA event of the year and the 95th Rifles Living History Society represented 3 regiments; ie the usual two: 1/95th Rifles and 2/44th East Essex , plus 62eme Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne , by kind permission of the British and French brigade commanders in order to...
by Forum Manager
Mon Aug 07, 2006 10:00 pm
Forum: Event Reports
Topic: Painshill Despatch - August 2006
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Painshill Despatch - August 2006

Fantastic 2 days! Hot weather and great location. Rifleman Martin Durose introduced his new alter ego, Ebenezer Bogof, Sutler extraordinaire, resplendent in his new outfit and tricorn hat! He busied himself and wife Lisa over the weekend in putting on a good show of life as a Napoleonic Sutler. Meth...
by Forum Manager
Thu Aug 03, 2006 10:25 am
Forum: Event Reports
Topic: Link to "Mark Williams' Big Bangs" on Sky One
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Link to "Mark Williams' Big Bangs" on Sky One

TRANSMISSION DATE CONFIRMED - 9:00 pm Thursday 3rd August 2006, Sky One A four-part series in which the well known comedy actor (The Fast Show & Harry Potter), examines the history of explosives and creates his own exciting explosions. Episode 2 - which airs Thursday 10th August - See the 1/95th Rif...
by Forum Manager
Mon Jul 31, 2006 1:44 pm
Forum: Event Reports
Topic: Castle Rising Despatch - July 2006
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Castle Rising Despatch - July 2006

29/30 July 2006 For a change in my despatch I would like to give the paying visitors at an event a mention and a big thank you from the Napoleonic Association units present and, from a personal viewpoint, the 95th Living History Society as represented by the 44th East Essex and the 95th Rifles. I th...
by Forum Manager
Mon Jul 10, 2006 11:50 am
Forum: Event Reports
Topic: RGJ Reunion Despatch - July 2006
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Views: 7852

RGJ Reunion Despatch - July 2006

Saturday 8 July 2006 We had an excellent day as guests of the Royal Green Jackets Regimental Association at the Sir John Moore Barracks, Winchester. We set up a mini-Living History display including a montage of items from our Colonel's time in the Regiment in the early 1950's. Both the Colonel's an...
by Forum Manager
Tue Jun 20, 2006 9:31 am
Forum: Event Reports
Topic: Waterloo Despatch - June 2006
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Views: 9473

Plancenoit Pictures by Phil Thomason

Phil Thomason, an amateur photographer specialising in Living History, was present throughout the weekend as a guest of the HLI. He has set up a suberb collection of photographs that truly capture the excitement and feel of the re-enactment.

Click here to view this marvellous collection.
by Forum Manager
Mon Jun 19, 2006 2:11 am
Forum: Event Reports
Topic: Waterloo Despatch - June 2006
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Views: 9473

Waterloo Despatch - June 2006

What a fantastic event and what organisation by the Belgiums, coaches to deliver troops to & from the battle zone and lots of water afterwards to combat the effects of the seering heat. The Deerings and the Earps represented the 1/95 and joined forces with the 2/95 under their command as the Rifles ...
by Forum Manager
Sat Jun 03, 2006 9:24 pm
Forum: Event Reports
Topic: Sharpe's Chosen Men Reunion - June 2006
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Views: 11863

Sharpe's Chosen Men Reunion - June 2006

1/95th at 'The Chosen Men Reunion' at Autographica 8, 3-4 June 2006.

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For the first time in fourteen years the Chosen Men are reunited!

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