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Fri, 09/27/1805

The 3rd Battalion 27th (Inniskillings) Regiment of Foot was raised at Dunbar on 27 September 1805 and was generally known in the Army as 'The Young Inniskillings'. While serving under the Duke of Wellington in the Peninsular War, the Battalion gained an excellent reputation for fighting the French, gaining many Battle Honours.

Fri, 01/06/1645

The use of the term ‘New Model Army’ is attributed to the historian Thomas Carlyle in 1845, and records from1646 refer to the Parliamentarians’ ‘New Modelled Army’’, an idiom that contrasted their new force with the force that had been raised by the Parliamentarians’ local associations of counties whose units were reluctant, or even refused, to serve far from home.


The Story of ‘Sergeant Daniel Beverley’ (Bailey) of Sir Roger Casement’s ‘Irish Brigade’ and his trial for High Treason.