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Hoogerstraten

Postby Bobsentry » May 9th, 2014, 7:16 pm

Hi please go to the link for some pics of the re enactment of the battle of Hoogerstraten the forgotten battle fought in 1814
https://www.flickr.com/photos/28612088@ ... 126741948/
Hope you like them it was a fantastic weekend on another note I am still trying to get some reliable information on an officers coatee for the Royal Engineers cir1814 at the rank of major if anyone has any ideas please post or pm me
Thanks Bob
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Re: Hoogerstraten

Postby FBC-Elvas, Portugal » May 9th, 2014, 8:08 pm

Wonderful, sharp photos Bob. Thanks for sharing. Is the earplug in photo 52276 period?

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Re: Hoogerstraten

Postby Dominique T. » May 10th, 2014, 8:15 am

It is in fact Hoogstraten.
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Re: Hoogerstraten

Postby Josh&Historyland » May 10th, 2014, 6:56 pm

Very nice pics!

Couple of things I noticed about the reenactors though.

Belgic shako's for the 95th really 1814/15? Perhaps I have missed a discussion were this has been cleared up but I've never seen any but KGL riflemen wearing that model.

Also of course this goes for those creditable chaps portraying the pre 1812 reform shako in Belgic shako territory

Nice to see the Dutch and the Brunswick regiments.

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Re: Hoogerstraten

Postby Bobsentry » May 10th, 2014, 7:58 pm

Thank you for pointing out the correct spelling of Hoogstraten
As I understand it the 1st were re equipped in 1814 on there return to UK and were issued with the new head gear whilst the 2nd and 3rd had to wait until post 1815 for there new issue.
As for the ear plug at least it's flesh coloured.
Glad you liked them I have some more and will post in a day or so
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