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A Compendium of Corlander Military Units

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Colonial (retd.) Sir Percy Brickfellow presents the Definitive Compendium of Corlander Military Units.

Similar to (and inspired by) the Gran Military Encyclopedia of Oleon, this thread will collate information on military units from the Army of Corrington and the Corrington Royal Marines. 

Guide for citizens of Corrington wanting to contribute to this index:

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Unit Name: State the name of the unit here. Army of Corrington Units will be named "# Regiment of Horse/Foot followed by an unofficial name eg. 'Queen's Own Fusiliers'. Militia and private units do not need to conform to this format.

Unit Type: Some examples: Heavy/Light Cavalry (Dragoons, Hussars, Lancers etc) Line/Grenadier/Light Regiment, Militia, Engineers, Pioneers, Marines etc.

Picture: (1 picture on a white, plain background; optional: 1 more picture of an officer, flag bearer, drummer or of another similar figure; at most 2 pictures in total allowed)

Description: A brief description of the unit, any specialities or regional affiliations. Any campaign honours etc.

Links (optional): Any hyperlinks to threads where these units have been featured in MOCs etc. These should be Name/description of thread with the hyperlink embedded.

Unit Index.

Regiments of Horse Guards

The most senior units in the Army of Corrington, the Household Horse Guards consist of the first three Regiments of Horse. These regiments are considered the personal guard of the reigning monarch and consist of the finest men and horses in the realm.

50125520227_2b47dc278c_t.jpg2nd Regiment of Life Guards 'Blood Guards'

Regiments of Horse

The glorious cavalry are mounted on the finest horses in Corrington and are renowned for their bravery. The bulk of Horse regiments are made up of Dragoons. Originally mounted infantry, Dragoons in Corlander service no longer fill and infantry role but are instead considered Heavy Cavalry and are armed with sabres. Other units include Hussars, popular for scouting and classified as Light Cavalry. Also classified as Light are Lancers.

50128322087_6291baf775_t.jpg1st Regiment of Hussars 'Queen's Own'

50218056097_b2c607299c_t.jpg2nd Regiment of Hussars 'Duke of Greenbourgh's'

Regiments of Foot Guards

The first three Regiments of Foot in the Army of Corrington are Guard Regiments. The most senior of all infantry regiments, like the Horse Guards these regiments are considered the personal guard of the reigning monarch and consist of the tallest, bravest veterans of the infantry. These regiments will hold their ground at all costs and will advance into even under intense fire.  

50351108458_bc66497398_t.jpg 1st Regiment of Foot Guards 'Queen's Own'

Regiments of Foot

The backbone of most Corlander armies, the Regiments of Foot are the infantry that advance and defend in lines. Most regiments consist of one to three battalions which themselves are made up of multiple companies. The 1st Company of the Battalion is usually a 'Grenadier' company of the tallest and strongest men. Additionally most battalions will have a Light Company, of men who are the best marksmen and can be relied upon to act independently ahead of the main battle line as skirmishers. A handful of regiments will consist wholly of Grenadiers or Light soldiers but most will be made up with ordinary line infantry. 

50351966482_0fd72616c4_t.jpg 47th Regiment of Foot 'Ryebourgh Light Infantry'

50351108293_6b914e4a51_t.jpg 60th Regiment of Foot 'Royal Rangers'

50355497082_1a56e2977c_t.jpg 95th Regiment of Foot 'Queen's Rifle Regiment'

Artillery, Engineers and Other

Supporting the cavalry and infantry are a bevy of specialist units. These units will consist of highly trained men to undertake specialist roles. 

50364099868_1d35c6d9e1_t.jpg Royal Artillery - 12 pounder Battery

Royal Engineers

50355497142_f6ed3b3d30_t.jpg Royal Pioneers

Colonial Militia, Trade Company troops and other irregulars

Far from the old world, many settlements have raised local militia regiments for defence and colonial service. Chartered trade companies such as the ETTC and WTC also maintain private armies to advance their goals in the new world. 

50350783433_2cbd5cde8a_t.jpgOnondaga Mounted Scouts

East Terra Trade Company (ETTC) Lancers

50354636563_d80b326ffb_t.jpg Jameston Colonial Militia

50355497182_96b0c8e4a6_t.jpg Mooreton Bay Colonial Militia

50355497382_807f81fde4_t.jpg Elizabethville Colonial Militia

50351966647_fc9b4b188c_t.jpg East Terra Trade Company (ETTC) Sepoys

50355341331_d04086c932_t.jpg Wayfarer Trade Company (WTC) Marines

Royal Marines

Under command of but separate to the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines provide dedicated troops for service at sea and on amphibious operations.

50355341121_69a69e0ca9_t.jpg Royal Marines

50355341361_cc9db5643c_t.jpgRoyal Society of Navigation and Discovery Marines

 

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Unit Name: 2nd Regiment of Hussars 'Duke of Greenbourgh's'

Unit Type: Light Cavalry - Hussars

Picture:

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Description: Originally raised by the 7th Duke of Greenbourgh in the sixth century AE, this cavalry unit adapted a Hussar role after the Juniper reforms some twenty years ago. Their distinctive uniform consists of red shako with gold trim, a dark blue laced jacket with gold lace, the archetypical Hussar pelisse in scarlet and white breeches.

Links: Military Stables, Port Woodhouse

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Unit Name: 1st Regiment of Hussars 'Queen's Own'

Unit Type: Light Cavalry - Hussars

Picture:

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Description: The first Corlander cavalry unit to adapt the Hussar style, this cavalry unit was also one of the first cavalry unit's dispatched to the New World. Their uniform consists of a bearskin shako, a black laced jacket with red and gold lace, the archetypical Hussar pelisse in scarlet and black breeches.

Links:

The Corunna Tavern, Mooreton Bay

Armoury, Port Woodhouse

The Lavender Inn, Jameston

Queen's Birthday Parade, Elizabethtown

 

 

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Unit Name: 2nd Regiment of Life Guards 'Blood Guards'

Unit Type: Heavy Cavalry - Dragoon Guards

Picture:

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Description: The Royal Corrington Household Cavalry consists of three regiments of Calvary.The second of these is the 2nd Regiment of Life Guards; more commonly referred to as the 'Blood Guards' on account of their unusually dark red uniform jackets. Mounted exclusively on large black horses, these troopers have a reputation of stubborn ferocity and bloody ruthlessness.

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Unit Name: Onondaga Mounted Scouts

Unit Type: Auxiliary - Scouts

Picture:

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Description: The Onondaga are the tribe native to the island of Lacryma, claimed by Corrington in 616AE. The Corlander settlers have always enjoyed excellent relations with the Onondaga and when they introduced horses to the island, the Onondaga were quick to take an interest. Now in only a few years, many Onondaga are excellent horseman. Onondaga warriors have served as loyal scouts alongside Corlander forces all over the Brick Seas and they provide Corlander forces with expert tracking and scouting skills. 

Links:

Trading with the whole village

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Unit Name: Royal Artillery - 12 pound cannon crew

Unit Type: Field Artillery

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Description: 12 pound cannons are the largest calibre of weapon able to still be relatively easy to transport and manoeuvre on the battlefield and as such make up the majority of the 'heavy' artillery of most Corrington field armies.

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Unit Name: Royal Society of Navigation and Discovery Marines 

Unit Type: Marines

Picture:

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Description: RSND Marines are volunteers from the regular Corrington Royal Marines who wish to both protect Her Majesty's interests and explore new and uncharted lands under the banner of the Royal Society of Navigation and Discovery. Accordingly, their uniform is more suited for island exploration. It consists of looser fitting dark brown pants, a traditional red coat and a wide brimmed hat for shielding the sun. Most of the Marines are armed with a standard issue musket, although some prefer to carry a blunderbuss when trekking through the deep jungle. Officers sport green epaulets and carry a pistol and their choice of a cutlass or machete. They are trained at skirmishing and usually employ hit and run tactics as apposed to open field combat which is better suited to island encounters with a hostile foe.

Links: Spudkirk Forward Outpost and Setting up camp on Spudkirk

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