Unit Histories - British Infantry

42nd Black Watch
Mustered in: March 2015
Composition: BN36 x 18, BN30 x 3, BN37 x 1, BN31 x 1, BN38 x 1 (all vintage figures with 2 DK officers converted to standard bearers)
Painted by: Me
Battle Honours:
Vintage Waterloo (November 2015) – formed part of Hill’s corps on the left of the allied line. Posted behind the hedge on the ridge above the sandpit where they helped to see off D’Erlon’s corps (allied victory)
Birthday Bash (June 2016) - initially in reserve they later joined the fight for the churchyard (allied defeat)
 

30th (Cambridgeshire) Foot
Mustered in: August 2015
Composition: BN6 x 4, BN4 x 7, BN13 x 1, BN14 x 1, BN1 x 1, BN2 x 1, BN12 x 1, BN8 x 1, BN80 x 1, BN9 x 6 (all vintage figures with 1 DK drummer and 1 DK officer)
Painted by: Lee
Battle Honours:
Vintage Waterloo (November 2015) – formed part of Picton’s corps in the centre of the allied line. Posted on the ridge between La Haye Sainte and Hougoumont where they helped to see off the Old Guard in the closing stages of the battle (allied victory)
Birthday Bash (June 2016) - heavily involved in the fight for the rock and aquited themselves well (allied defeat)


The Naval Battalion
Mustered in: March 2009
Composition: BN114 x 5, BN115 x 5, BN111 x 1, BN116 x 1, BN123 x 5, BN125 x 5, BN120 x 2 (all vintage figures)
Painted by: me
Battle Honours:
Battle of the Crossroads (December 2010) – formed the left flank of the British line where they were routed during the French attack (French victory)
Battle of the Farm (September 2011) – deployed in the centre of the field they attacked the farm and received heavy casualties (French victory)
Battle of the Ridge (October 2011) – defended the ridge alongside the Guards and were forced to give ground to the attacking Swedes (Draw)
Battle of the Russians (July 2013) – fought for the French on the right of the line but were not engaged (French victory)
Birthday Bash (June 2016) - stood shoulder to shoulder with the foots guards in the centre of the field (allied defeat)


Nassau Grenadiers
Mustered in: November 2010
Composition: NN2 x 21, NN3 x 3 (all vintage figures)
Painted by: Matt G
Battle Honours:
Battle of the Crossroads (December 2010) – fought for the French and formed part of the attacking force that broke the allied line (French victory)
Battle of the Farm (September 2011) – advanced on the farm but were routed after suffering heavy casualties (French victory)
Battle of the Ridge (October 2011) – fought for the French again but were not heavily engaged (Draw)
Battle of the Russians (July 2013) – fought for the French in the centre of the line but were not engaged (French victory)
Battle of the Great Redoubt (May 2014) – fought for the French yet again and were decimated by fire from the Russian guns (Draw)
Vintage Waterloo (November 2015) – assigned to the Prince of Orange’s command the Nassauers controversially relieved Hougoumont just in the nick of time. They were eventually ejected from the Chateau by the French (French defeat)
Birthday Bash (June 2016) - got stuck into the fighting for the churchyard and helped to maul the Swiss (allied defeat)


Foot Guards
Mustered in: October 2011
Composition: BN1 x 1, BN2 x 1, BN3 x 5, BN4 x 1, BN5 x 6, BN7 x 1, BN8 x 1, BN9 x 4, BN12 x 1, BN13 x 1, BN14 x 1, BN81 x 1, (all vintage figures)
Painted by: Matt G
Battle Honours
Battle of the Ridge (October 2011) – remained nailed to the ridge throughout the whole battle and coolly saw of the French without receiving so much as a scratch (allied victory)
Battle of the Russians (July 2013) – fought for the French on the right of the line but were not engaged (French victory) 
Vintage Waterloo (November 2015) – kept safely in reserve until summoned forward by Wellington in the closing stages of the battle to help see off the Old Guard (allied victory)
Birthday Bash (June 2016) – the tables were turned when two units of Old Guard charged and pushed them back in the final turn of the game (allied defeat)

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