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by Forum Manager
Wed May 19, 2010 10:51 pm
Forum: News
Topic: NEWSTEAD ABBEY May 2010
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NEWSTEAD ABBEY May 2010

95th Rifles Living History Society representing 1st Battalion 95th (Rifle) Regiment of Foot (1/95) was, under the auspices of the Napoleonic Association, at Newstead Abbey , Nottinghamshire, on Sunday and Monday, 2-3 May 2010. We were pleased to meet up with Neville Kicks , a Founding Father of our...
by Forum Manager
Tue May 18, 2010 11:48 pm
Forum: News
Topic: CRESSING TEMPLE BARNS April 2010
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CRESSING TEMPLE BARNS April 2010

As part of the St George's Joust & Fayre , multi-period weekend 95th Rifles Living History Society representing 1st Battalion 95th (Rifle) Regiment of Foot (1/95) with our friends in the 3eme Regiment d'Artillerie-á-Pied de la Ligne were at Cressing Temple Barns , Essex, on Saturday and Sunday, 24-2...
by Forum Manager
Sun May 16, 2010 11:19 pm
Forum: News
Topic: SHARPE WEEKEND WOOLWICH April 2010
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SHARPE WEEKEND WOOLWICH April 2010

By invitation of of Sharpe Appreciation Society , 95th Rifles Living History Society representing the French 62eme Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne with our friends in the 2nd Battalion 95th (Rifle) Regiment of Foot were at FIREPOWER Royal Artillery Museum , Woolwich, on Saturday and Sunday, 17-18 Apr...
by Forum Manager
Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:17 pm
Forum: News
Topic: LANDGUARD FORT March 2010
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LANDGUARD FORT March 2010

95th Rifles Living History Society representing 1st Battalion 95th (Rifle) Regiment of Foot (1/95) was in residence at Landguard Fort , Felixstowe, on Saturday and Sunday, 27-28 March, 2010, for our first Society event of the season. http://www.1st95thrifles.com/images/photos/Forum/Landguard.jpg ht...
by Forum Manager
Wed Feb 10, 2010 11:08 pm
Forum: News
Topic: F Coy 7 RIFLES February 2010
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F Coy 7 RIFLES February 2010

The 95th Rifles Living History Society representing 1st Battalion 95th (Rifle) Regiment of Foot (1/95) , by special invitiation, attended F Coy 7 RIFLES at their headquarters in Mayfair, London, on Tuesday evening, 9 February 2010. The origin of this Company was at the formation of the Duke of Cumbe...
by Forum Manager
Tue Dec 29, 2009 8:49 pm
Forum: Society Information
Topic: Napoleonic Words, Phrases & Expressions
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Napoleonic Words, Phrases & Expressions

Baggage - Women & children accompanying the army Bitch Booby - A country wench To be in his Black Books - To have been convicted of crime or misdemeanour and entered into the Regimental punishment books which had black covers Black Guard - A low, or shabby person/beggar who hung around Horse Guards...
by Forum Manager
Tue Dec 29, 2009 8:46 pm
Forum: Society Information
Topic: Background Information and Source Material
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Background Information and Source Material

For those of you interested in the period of history re-enacted by the 95th Rifles Living History Society and wishing to find out more about the life and times that they portray, the following is a short list of recommended reading material; Napoleonic Cavalry – Philip J Haythornthwaite Napoleonic I...
by Forum Manager
Tue Dec 29, 2009 8:32 pm
Forum: Society Information
Topic: Women and the Army
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Women and the Army

The Napoleonic era is often referred to as the Age of Elegance, but in fact life for the majority of people in Europe at that time was short, hard and frequently painful. It should also be borne in mind that the Industrial Revolution (and the social changes that eventually followed on from it), was ...
by Forum Manager
Fri Dec 04, 2009 11:33 pm
Forum: Event Reports
Topic: Kingston Mauward Despatch - October 2009
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Kingston Mauward Despatch - October 2009

Under the auspices of Pike and Shot Tour & Event Company , The 95th Rifles Living History Society representing 62eme Regiment d'Infanterie de Ligne were at Kingston Mauward College , Dorchester, on Saturday and Sunday, 3-4 October, 2009, for the Regency Fair. http://www.1st95thrifles.com/forum/20091...
by Forum Manager
Mon Sep 14, 2009 8:08 pm
Forum: Event Reports
Topic: Seaford Despatch - September 2009
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Views: 6778

Seaford Despatch - September 2009

95th Rifles Living History Society representing 1st Battalion 95th (Rifle) Regiment of Foot (1/95) and 2nd Battalion 44th East Essex Regiment of Foot (2/44) were at Seaford Martillo Tower , East Sussex, on Sunday, 13 September, 2009. http://www.1st95thrifles.com/forum/20090913%20Seaford%20046.jpg T...
by Forum Manager
Tue Apr 07, 2009 8:07 pm
Forum: Event Reports
Topic: Landguard Fort Despatch - March 2009
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Landguard Fort Despatch - March 2009

http://www.1st95thrifles.com/forum/Landguard.jpg 95th Rifles Living History Society representing 1st Battalion 95th (Rifle) Regiment of Foot (1/95) were in residence at Landguard Fort , Felixstowe, on Saturday and Sunday, 28-29 March, 2009, for our first Society event of the season. We were joined ...
by Forum Manager
Mon Aug 18, 2008 7:47 pm
Forum: Event Reports
Topic: Roliça & Vimeiro Bicentenary Despatch August 2008
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Roliça & Vimeiro Bicentenary Despatch August 2008

The 95th Rifles Living History Society representing 2nd Battalion 44th East Essex Regiment of Foot (2/44) and 1st Battalion 95th (Rifle) Regiment of Foot (1/95) took part in the 200th Anniversary celebrations of the initial battles of the Peninsular War at Roliça (17 August 1808) and Vimeiro (21 Aug...
by Forum Manager
Tue Jul 15, 2008 8:01 pm
Forum: Event Reports
Topic: Winchester Despatch - 12 July 2008
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Winchester Despatch - 12 July 2008

Once again, by special invitation, the 95th Rifles Living History Society representing the 1st Battalion 95th (Rifle) Regiment of Foot (1/95) , attended the Royal Green Jackets Regimental Association annual reunion of ex-RGJ Regimental members at Army Training Regiment (Winchester ) , the Sir John M...
by Forum Manager
Fri Jun 27, 2008 9:56 pm
Forum: Event Reports
Topic: Waterloo Despatches - June 2008
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Waterloo Despatches - June 2008

See Phil Thomason's official photographs of the Event by clicking here.
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by Forum Manager
Sun Jun 15, 2008 4:48 pm
Forum: Event Reports
Topic: E Coy 7/Rifles - John Howard Barracks 2008
Replies: 1
Views: 5992

Message from Colonel, 7th/The Rifles

Message to our Commanding Officer, Martin Handscombe From: Dr. S C Chapman To: recruitment@1st95thrifles.com Sent: Sunday, June 15, 2008 8:23 AM Subject: Contact. Dear Martin No doubt others have thanked you and your riflemen for parading at Milton Keynes last week, but thanks from me. I was impress...